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Cottage of the Week: $3.3 million for a 45-acre country estate in Collingwood

ADDRESS: 8447 30/31 Side Road


AGENTS: Carol Lome, Royal LePage Real Estate Services and Judy Crompton, Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage

PRICE: $3,295,000

THE PLACE: A six-bedroom, five-bathroom country estate perched on a hill in Collingwood’s Pretty River Valley. The property is winterized for year-round use, and is near Devil’s Glen and Osler Bluffs ski clubs, as well as some top-notch golf courses.

BRAGGING RIGHTS: This sprawling, 45-acre property has views of Georgian Bay. If pretty vistas don’t get your blood pumping, it also has its own ATV trails.

BIG SELLING POINT: The one-bedroom coach house over the garage may save your sanity for those stressful vacations when the family isn’t getting along. The comfy digs are an ideal retreat for sulky teenagers or critical in-laws.

POSSIBLE DEAL BREAKER: Everyone you know will want to come and stay—and, with six bedrooms plus a coach house, you won’t be able to say there’s no room.

• $3,295,000
• $13,008.96 in estimated property taxes
• 4,068 square feet
• 45.80 acres of land
• 6 bedrooms
• 5 bathrooms
• 3 fireplaces
• 2-car garage
• 1-bedroom coach house
• 1 games room with a projector screen

  • McDuck

    Hardly a cottage. More like a country home with some acreage and a distant view of the lake. C’mon TL it can’t be that hard to fill this spot each week!

  • Chalbe

    Where’s the pool?

  • A.

    How much for just the coach house?

    And again with the not actually a cottage. I agree with McDuck, how hard can it be to find a real cottage to feature?

  • Jimmy

    Uh, this ain’t a cottage.

  • Appleby

    I have to say I agree with the others, just because it is in Collingwood, doesn’t make it a cottage.

    I too would love to see a real cottage at a price that I could maybe afford one day……….under $500,000 maybe? (Couldn’t afford that either mind you!!)

  • Cosmo Mannella

    I know it is Collingwood and people go their to ski but things have changed with all the golf courses and hiking trails and cyclists!!
    I agree with Chalbe.
    This place needs a pool. 45 acres of beautiful landscape and views and no pool for the summer months.
    Beautiful place though!
    Cosmo Mannella