Muskoka retreat with a view of Kahshe Lake on a widescreen screen for $4.9 Million


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Cottage of the week: $4.9M for a Muskoka retreat with a widescreen Kahshe Lake View

The 5,000-square-foot property also comes with a two-storey boathouse, a golf simulator, a smart TV and a quarry’s worth of boulders

Location: Gravenhurst, Muskoka
Price: $4,900,000
Size:5,000 square feet
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 5
Real estate agent:Maryrose Coleman and Ross Halloran Sotheby’s International Realty Canada

The place

A six-bedroom, 5-bathroom retreat located on Kahshe Lake. The house has a boathouse in the basement, stunning views and a cedar Sauna. It’s a short drive from Highway 11 and the businesses of downtown Orillia. It’s also close to popular hiking spots, including the Torrance Barrens Dark Sky Preserve and the Kahshe Barrens Trail.

The history

The current owner bought the property last year as an investment, tearing down the original cottage and incorporating a lounge into the boathouse. Work completed in late 2023, and now the home is up for sale. 

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The tour

This west-facing compound has a private beach and a one-bedroom, two-storey boathouse with a long deck. Note the huge stone patio lining the main house’s façade. 

The main home faces west and comes with a two-storey boathouse.

The entrance leads into the open-concept living, dining and kitchen area.

Note the living room's exposed wood beams.

A reverse view reveals the gas fireplace with stone surround, the smart TVThen, there is the mini workstation.

That painting is actually a smart TV.

In the kitchen, there are barn-board panels, timber beams and a speaker system built in. 

Here's the designer kitchen and dining area, with a porcelain-tiled backsplash.

The kitchen is a spacious one with a lot of storage. 

The appliances are Wold and Sub-Zero.

The Muskoka Room, with its pine ceilings, is located just beyond the kitchen.

The Muskoka room has pine ceilings.

It overlooks a stone patio, a hot tub and the stunning Kahshe Lake (even when it is frozen). 

The stone patio comes with a hot tub.

The powder room on the main floor is equipped with solid-stone sinks and wood-beam countertops.

A peek inside the main-floor powder room.

As we move upstairs, we reach the main suite with its own walk in and bathroom. 

The main suite has a walk-in closet.

Here is the view of the main bedroom through the sliding glass door. 

The view from the bed, augmented by picture-frame windows.

The walk-in closet measures nearly 40 square foot.

The closet is 33 square feet.

And here’s the main ensuite. The jumbo shower has a bench with a rain head and an integrated niche for toiletries.

The dramatic stone shower in the ensuite is a nice touch.

This bedroom is like a second suite.

One of the secondary bedrooms.

The views may be the home’s greatest feature.

What a view.

The owner installed a golf simulation in the garage just because. 


There’s also a theatre in the basement, with surround sound and room for four recliners.

The basement theatre has room for four recliners.

The gym is located down the hall, with rubber flooring and a mirror-walled wall. 

The gym is equipped with a Peloton.

Here’s a look at the cedar sauna in the basement, which is shaped like a fishbowl. 

Finally, the basement bathroom, with its own cedar sauna.

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