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Cottage of the Week: $1,000 a week for a riverside cabin with rapids at the doorstep

Cottage of the Week: $1,000 a week for a riverside cabin with rapids at the doorstep

ADDRESS: 28 Magnet Road

NEIGHBOURHOOD: Magnetawan, Parry Sound District

AGENTS: Available through theriverhouse.ca

PRICE: $1,000/week for up to six people (May to August) or $305,000 to buy (plus $1,200 in property taxes)

THE PLACE: Located 30 minutes east of Parry Sound, this two-bedroom cabin is set on an acre of woodland along the bustling Magnetawan River, a canoeing and fly-fishing haven.

BRAGGING RIGHTS: The property includes a large canvas “glamping” tent. It has a queen-sized bed, a washroom, a private deck overlooking the outdoor fireplace and—crucial for anyone planning an early morning fishing trip—a coffee maker.

BIG SELLING POINT: Convenience. The premium rental package includes groceries waiting upon arrival, midweek cleaning service (with linen changes) and a 10 GB 4G wireless internet rocket stick. The owners even stock spare new toothbrushes if you forget yours.

POSSIBLE DEAL BREAKER: The rapids are great for swimming, canoeing, fishing and fly-fishing, but they aren’t suitable for children.

BY THE NUMBERS: • $305,000 (plus $1200 in property taxes) for the property, cabin and all the furnishings • $1,000 a week for up to 6 people to rent (May to August) • 2 bedrooms • 2 large decks with panoramic views of river • 1 bathroom • 1 wood-burning stove • 1 outdoor fire pit • 1 canoe with paddles and life jackets • 1 “glamping tent” with  queen bed, washroom, coffee maker and private deck

28 Magnet Road, Magnetawan
28 Magnet Road, Magnetawan
28 Magnet Road, Magnetawan
28 Magnet Road, Magnetawan
28 Magnet Road, Magnetawan
28 Magnet Road, Magnetawan
28 Magnet Road, Magnetawan
28 Magnet Road, Magnetawan
28 Magnet Road, Magnetawan
28 Magnet Road, Magnetawan
28 Magnet Road, Magnetawan
28 Magnet Road, Magnetawan
28 Magnet Road, Magnetawan
28 Magnet Road, Magnetawan

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