Cottage of the Week: $2.6 million for a Georgian Bay chalet sandwiched between the slopes and the water

Cottage of the Week: $2.6 million for a Georgian Bay chalet sandwiched between the slopes and the water

At 4,600 square feet, the property also comes with a ski-tuning room, heated floors and a private deck backing onto the Niagara Escarpment

This 4,600-square-foot home sits right at the foot of Georgian Peaks.

Location: Georgian Bay
Price: $2,695,000
Size: 4,600 square feet
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 5+1
Real estate agents: Josh Dolan, Royal LePage Locations North-Collingwood


The place

A five-bedroom, five-plus-one-bathroom lodge nestled right up against the Georgian Peaks private ski resort and overlooking stunning Georgian Bay. The ski-in-ski-out home was designed for families and has plenty of space for hosting. The place also has direct access to a hiking trail within a dense forest. It’s a short walk to the water and a 20-minute drive to downtown Collingwood. 

The history 

Built in 1995, this stone-and-wood house underwent a complete renovation in 2020. The owners enlarged the bedrooms, gave the kitchen a makeover, and upgraded all the plumbing and electrical. The same family has owned the home for decades—but now they’re looking for a new adventure.  

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The tour 

This cottage couldn’t be closer to the Georgian Peaks Club, which claims the tallest and steepest slopes in Ontario.

Georgian Peaks are are considered some of the tallest and steepest slopes in the province

Let’s start in the ski room—a glorious mudroom for any alpine enthusiast. 

The coolest mudroom around.

A quick detour to the basement reveals yet another room devoted to skis—this one for storage and tuning. 

There's more ski storage and tuning in the basement.

There’s also a laundry room down here with loads of storage, plus ample space for folding and hanging clothes.

Here's the basement laundry room.

Back on the first floor: the stone fireplace in the open-concept living area serves as the home’s anchor. Note the lights and sound system. 

The fireplace serves as the home's meeting place.

The space is defined by its vaulted wood ceilings and rustic beams.

The beams are a classy touch.

Here’s the kitchen, with quartz counters, an electric cooktop and heaps of storage.

The counters here are quartz.

The floors throughout are heated. 

Another look as the custom kitchen.

Down the hall is the family rooma cozy chalet meets 1990s suburbia.

Note the cozy fireplace and carpet in the family room.

This is the main bedroom, with a view of the hills. 

The master bedroom couldn't be closer to the slopes.

The main ensuite bathroom is a modern departure from the rest of the pad, with its black-and-white aesthetic and glass shower. 

The ensuite has marble all over.

Here’s one of the secondary bedrooms on the main floor. 

This is one of the secondary bedrooms on the main floor.

Moving upstairs highlights the dramatic second-floor landing.

The second-floor landing adds some drama.

It leads to another bedroom, this one with a funky nook carved out of the vaulted ceilings. 

Note the charming bedside nook.

Four of the five bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms, all of them matching.

one of the four matching ensuite bathrooms.

Now a peek at the back of the home, with its snow-covered deck. 

Finally, an aerial view of the cottage, its neighbouring properties and the big blue bay. 

Here's the view from the hills, overlooking the stunning bay.


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