Cottage of the Week: $2.2 million for a Carling cottage with an award-winning design

Cottage of the Week: $2.2 million for a Carling cottage with an award-winning design

Address: 41 Alves Road
Neighbourhood: Carling, Ontario
Agent: Michael W. Gerhardt, M. Gerhardt Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage
Price: $2,175,000

The Place: A modern, three-bedroom cottage, built with sustainability in mind.

Bragging Rights: This place was the winner of a 2012 Ontario Association of Architects award for Design Excellence. Its sleek interiors are the handiwork of Toronto’s Tact Architecture Inc.

Big Selling Point: Quality, sustainable materials like energy-efficient insulated concrete, cedar and Owen Sound stone are bound to help the structure age gracefully.

Possible Deal Breaker: The cottage has been sitting on the market for nearly two years, but the seller is hoping a price drop of almost $1 million will entice a buyer.

By The Numbers:

• $2,175,000
• $8,279 in property taxes (2014)
• 3,200 square feet
• 2012 Ontario Association of Architects award winner
• 961 feet of water frontage
• 24 acres
• 4 bedrooms
• 4 years old
• 2 washrooms
• 2-car parking
• 1 dock
• 1 fireplace