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Cottage of the Week: $4.35 million for a Lake Rosseau getaway with a Hamptons vibe

Cottage of the Week: 312 Burgess Road

Address: 312 Burgess Road
Neighbourhood: Rosseau, Ontario
Agent: Joseph Quinn, Chestnut Park Real Estate
Price: $4,350,000

The Place: A 12-acre property on Lake Rosseau with a four-bedroom main cottage, a three-slip boathouse and a separate building for a gym or workshop.

Bragging Rights: The bright, beachy great room is a perfect hangout for grey and drizzly days. Your only worry will be whether “qi” and “xi” are Scrabble-approved words.

Big Selling Point: The two-bedroom boathouse feels like a private villa in a pricey resort. The sun deck has Instagram-worthy views, while the windows next to the soaker tub will have guests feeling like they’re floating in the lake.

Possible Deal Breaker: Southwestern exposure means beautifully sunny days. It als means you’ll need to invest in some oversize umbrellas for friends and family with Edward Cullen-ish complexions.

By the Numbers:
• $4,350,000
• $18,498 in taxes (2013)
• 3,700 square feet
• 1,000-square-foot dock
• 492 feet of water frontage
• 12.26 acres
• 6 bedrooms
• 5 bathrooms
• 1 boathouse