Cottage of the Week: $2.2 million for a country getaway inspired by the Stahl House
ADDRESS: 2000 Strathallan Wood Place
NEIGHBOURHOOD: Lake Simcoe
AGENT: Bernice Whelan, Bernice Whelan Realty Inc.
THE PLACE: This 3,660-square-foot cottage with 103 feet of shoreline is just over an hour outside the city on Lake Simcoe’s Kempenfelt Bay. Originally built in 1968, it features a two-storey stone fireplace, cork flooring and a piece of lawn art that looks like a donut twist.
BRAGGING RIGHTS: Living in a piece of architectural splendour. Toronto architect Harry Bernard Kohl built the cottage in 1968 to look like the Stahl House—Peter Keonig’s modernist masterpiece in the Hollywood Hills.
BIG SELLING POINT: The cottage is made entirely of glass and steel, which means expansive rooms with huge windows and vistas of nothing but trees, sky and water.
POSSIBLE DEAL BREAKER: If you’re looking for rustic living, this isn’t the place for you—not even close.
BY THE NUMBERS:
• 103 feet of waterfront
• 85-foot I-beams
• 4 bedrooms
• 3 bathrooms
• 2-storey fireplace
• 1 sauna