Cottage of the Week: $2.7 million for a Georgian Bay beach house with a waterside sauna

Cottage of the Week: $2.7 million for a Georgian Bay beach house with a waterside sauna

Cottage of the Week: Masson Island
Address: B-567 Masson Island
Neighbourhood: The Archipelago, Georgian Bay
Agent: George Webster, Moffat Dunlap Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage
Price: $2,725,000

The Place: A five-bedroom family compound on the western tip of Masson Island, just off the shores of Parry Sound.

Bragging Rights: You can count yourself among chef Mark McEwan and HGTV gurus Sarah Richardson and Bryan Baeumler, who all own island cottages in the Archipelago.

Big Selling Point: The cedar sauna in a cute hut by the water offers the chance for relaxation, Finnish-style.

Possible Deal Breaker: The cottage is only accessible by boat, which means supply runs into town may take a little extra planning.

By The Numbers:
• $2,725,000
• $7,746.60 in property taxes (2012)
• 6.5 acres of land
• 3-bedroom main cottage
• 2-bedroom guest cottage
• 2 deep water harbours
• 1 bunkie
• 1 dry dock boathouse
• 1 sauna
• 1 fireplace