Cottage of the Week: $5 million for a Bracebridge cottage with a modern interior
The Place: A six-bedroom, six-washroom, modern-but-homey estate on Lake Muskoka.
Bragging Rights: Few home gyms could beat the view from this cottage’s oversized workout room, which comes complete with a walk-out deck for the post-exercise cool down.
Big Selling Point: This cottage seamlessly blends interior and exterior space. The master washroom, for instance, looks like it was carved into the surrounding rocks. There are also two exterior fireplaces, rough-hewn wood throughout (but especially in the kitchen) and rooms of floor-to-ceiling windows to make the best of the wide lakeside vista.
Possible Deal Breaker: We’re struggling to think of one. Maybe being five million dollars poorer would be a drawback, but anyone who’d bid on this place would probably be able to afford it.
By the Numbers:
• 6,200 square feet
• 6 bedrooms
• 6 washrooms
• 5 years old
• 5.39 acres of land
• 2-slip boathouse
• 2 outdoor fireplaces
• 1 indoor gym