There are many different kinds of cottagers, and at Chestnut Park, we manage to serve them all. Whether you’re looking for luxury in Muskoka, comfortable living in Haliburton, or rustic in Algonquin or at one with nature in the 1000 Islands, we can help you find what you’re looking for in a retreat. But once and a while, a special kind of retreat comes along that catches the attention of a special kind of cottager.


This rustic cottage is your opportunity to own your own private island in one of Canada’s National Parks. It is a traditional two bedroom rustic cottage with a charming walk-out to a deck over the water. It is unusual to own in a National Park. A single family island of this type are few and far between in the 1000 Islands and come on the market rarely. To speak truth to this: this island has been in the same family for over 60 years!
Under the current building codes, this island could not be built on today. Building by-laws state that minimum lot size for building on islands is 2.5 acres.
The rustic cottage comes with two large garden sheds and a separate sauna you can enjoy. There is also a large boat port and plenty of docking. Nestled amongst a cluster of islands upriver from the 1000 Island’s Bridge, this island is reminiscent of a Bartlett Print.
What makes it extra special aside from the fact that it has been a single family island? It’s significant boat port, deep clean water and spectacular views you won’t experience anywhere else is perfect for anyone looking for a comfortable yet rustic reatrea. The cottage is built high, but close to the water. The wrap around decks have the feeling of being over the water. This island can be enjoyed in its natural state as it’s not over-developed and has been well maintained.
The 1000 Islands is Canada’s best known, least visited playground. There is much to explore and experience without being disturbed. It’s a perfect opportunity for those who truly appreciate the outdoors with an organic feel. It is unspoiled and at one with nature, yet easily accessible from Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto and Watertown and Syracuse, NY.
This rustic cottage is currently listed at $399,000. For more information on this island, please contact Georgina Ratcliffe at (416) 925-9191

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