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19 07, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 18 July 2018

By | 2018-07-19T11:18:45+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

Image: Glass Sculpture by Lee Shelton Muskoka is a place for artists and artisans. Every spring and fall there's a tour to more than 40 studios. Each spring there's also an adjudicated art show. The talent, creativity and virtuosity displayed by weavers, jewellers, masons, wood carvers, painters, drawers, photographers and glass blowers is fascinating, exquisite [...]

11 07, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 11 July 2018

By | 2018-07-10T21:06:03+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

Summer has hit full stride. Cottage country is a hive of activity and choices abound! July 12 is Flavours of Muskoka - a culinary delight hosted by Muskoka Chatauqua. For that 'perfect bite' this is the place to be this week. Go early. The Muskoka Yoga Festival is bigger and better than ever this weekend [...]

4 07, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 4 July 2018

By | 2018-07-04T15:22:08+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

Canada Day has come and gone. Some are still talking about fireworks. The shows were magnificent. Another show for this week is the Annual ACBS (Antique and Classic Boat Society) Show held this Saturday at Gravenhurst Wharf. All the dock spaces are filled. There's no more exhibitor space available. For the second year there's no [...]

27 06, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 27 June 2018

By | 2018-06-26T14:59:17+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

The last few days of June are usually a bit slow in waterfront real estate. Parents are thinking about kids getting out of school, getting them to summer jobs, off to camp or just getting a schedule down for time at home. Thoughts of buying a cottage are way down the list. For us in [...]

20 06, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 20 June 2018

By | 2018-06-19T16:54:23+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

Yesterday walking off the golf course, my friend said he was going to drive back to the cottage, clean up and return with his wife for a charitable event, I opined that it was a lot of driving. He said that if you live here, there's a lot of driving to do. Hadn't really thought [...]

13 06, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 13 June 2018

By | 2018-06-12T12:48:06+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

All week our daytime temps are in the mid 20's or better. Feeling a lot like summer! Stick your toe in though, and only the most hardy will take it much further. The water's still in a state of spring. Those warm days we mentioned above are only half the story. The other half, the [...]

6 06, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 6 June 2018

By | 2018-06-05T18:11:25+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

Most times of the year I can claim "THIS is my favourite time of year." It's true. Living in Muskoka is a wonderful experience. There's definitely a seasonal change worth noting and enjoying. And, for the next 4 weeks, THIS is my favourite time of year. For the next 4 weeks daylight is at its [...]

30 05, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 30 May 2018

By | 2018-05-30T00:19:03+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

Although summer officially starts June 21, THE SEASON has begun. There's still time to make cottage dreams come true for this summer with closing in time for Canada Day a possibility. We've received several calls in the last few days from people wanting to know if there's time. The answer is yes! Things to be [...]

23 05, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 23 May 2018

By | 2018-05-22T16:03:17+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

Bullet dodged. There was concern that later than usual ice out would have ramifications of a flooding kind. Not so this year! Exactly 12 months ago docks on Lake Muskoka were underwater and Rosseau and Joe were recording some of the highest water levels seen above the locks. The Muskoka River was raging and the [...]