Even if this is your 1st or 10th winter having a cottage, below are some helpful tips to keep in mind when closing your cottage for the winter: Inspect your septic tank – follow the manufacturer’s service recommendations and timelines. Keep sump pump pumping Turn off exterior faucets and drain ...Continue Reading
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Find out what you don’t know- Episode 2 Why shoreline road allowances are so important to have knowledge on when purchasing your waterfront dream!
First of all, what is a shoreline road allowance (SRA)? Well, in the late 19th century the Crown instructed their surveyors to lay out 66-Foot road allowances along the banks of lakes and rivers in Ontario. These road allowances were used for logging and transportation of goods. Today, there is ...Continue Reading
When you set out to buy your waterfront property you likely envisioned quiet nights, stars overhead and the only sound you hear is the crackling of the campfire. The reality is you’ve bought your waterfront getaway on a busy lake with lots of neighbours and there are so many porch/dock ...Continue Reading
Whether you are new to boating, moving to a new area or exploring a new lake, it can be challenging to know where to start. We’ve outlined some great starting points and tips on boat launch locations in cottage country and some useful tips when it comes to safe boating, ...Continue Reading