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3-season Cottage, Oak Island, Big Rideau Lake

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View of the island from the lake. Bunkie #3 visible on the left. To the left of that is the firepit. - 1/25
View of the island approaching from the dock side. Main cabin on the left, bunkie #1 at right. - 2/25
View of the main cottage entry door, from the dock - 3/25
Kitchen, main cabin - 4/25
Fireplace in the living room, main cabin - 5/25
Dining area in main cabin - 6/25
Living room, main cabin - 7/25
Bedroom w/ queen bed, main cabin - 8/25
Main cabin (left) and Bunkie #1 - 9/25
Exterior of Bunkie #1 - 10/25
Bunkie #1: Steps from the main cottage -- Two twin beds. - 11/25
Bunkie #1: Big windows, lots of natural light. - 12/25
Bunkie #2: Log cabin on the water's edge, just steps from the main cottage - 13/25
Another view of bunkie #2 - 14/25
Bunkie #2: Log cabin with bunk beds. - 15/25
Main cabin (right) and bathroom cabin - 16/25
Newly resurfaced dock, great for lounging and jumping into the lake. - 17/25
Lots of room to tie up multiple boats. - 18/25
View from the firepit across the lake. - 19/25
Firepit on the point. Wonderful place to relax and stargaze. - 20/25
Great spot to soak up the scenery. - 21/25
Unobstructed views in all directions - 22/25
Sunsets over the lake can be spectacular - 23/25
Another day winding down on the island - 24/25
Oak Island is among the central islands on the large South end of Big Rideau Lake. - 25/25
Asking Price
$599 000
Asking Price
$599 000


4 Bedrooms

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This is your opportunity to own an established 3-season cottage property approximately one hour from Ottawa. It is an entire island located on Big Rideau Lake, with a main cottage and four additional outbuildings. It is off-grid, currently using a combination of propane, solar and gas-powered generator for energy requirements (details below). The property is accessible only by boat, typically from early April until late November. It is approximately a 5-10 minute boat ride from Portland, ON.

2% commission offered to buyer agents.

Main cabin
- Master bedroom with queen bed and small wood stove
- Living room with 2 couches (one a futon style), several chairs and a wood-burning fireplace
- Kitchen: propane stove & propane fridge with freezer, about 1/2 the capacity of a normal household fridge, running lake water (not potable)
- Dining area with dining table and 6 chairs

3 Bunkies
#1: 2 x twin beds (side by side), with storage shed on the back of the building
#2: 2 x twin beds (over/under bunks)
#3: Currently being used for storage, but could easily be used as an additional sleeping cabin.

Bathroom (separate cabin)
- Flush toilet
- Sink with running lake water (not potable)

Energy Details
Property is off-grid -- there are propane lights, fridge and stove in the main cabin and a propane radiator in one of the bunkies. The current owners use multiple solar panels feeding batteries to run the water pump and for charging phones, computers, etc. They use a gas-powered generator for any other / bigger power needs. Handheld lanterns and flashlights are also part of nightly routines.




Province: Ontario
Region: Eastern Ontario
City: Portland
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Nearest Body of Water:Big Rideau Lake
Waterfront: Yes
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Note: Big Rideau Lake is about an hour from Ottawa and about 3 hours from Toronto or Montreal. Oak Island is near the middle of the lake. There is no pedestrian or car ferry service to the island; it can only be accessed by personal boat from a number of access points, including the villages of Portland and Rideau Ferry. The closest small public launch (Willis Wharf) is ~1 km from the island.

Asking Price
$599 000
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