10 11, 2022

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 10 November 2022

By |2022-11-09T21:17:21+00:00November 10th, 2022|Market Watch|0 Comments

Traditions change. It used to be there were two seasons for cottagers. 💦Water on and water off❄️. Water on marked the opening of the season, usually early May. While water off often happened at 🦃Thanksgiving or shortly after. I remember childhood Thanksgivings focused as much on closing up for winter as having Turkey. Mornings with [...]

14 09, 2022

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 15 September 2022

By |2022-09-14T19:26:31+00:00September 14th, 2022|Market Watch|0 Comments

September is a fine time for walking in the woods. Days are warm, swarming insects few, and the sights and sounds of the forest point towards seasonal change. The forest canopy has thinned, animals are busy gathering and tucking away their winter store and the occasional branch is flamed in bright red, standing proud against [...]

21 07, 2022

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 21 July 2022

By |2022-07-21T03:16:06+00:00July 21st, 2022|Market Watch|0 Comments

Come on in! The water’s fine💦, they said. Up until a week ago the waters in these parts were definitely on the refreshing side. Some might say cold. With heat of the last few days there’s been a definite closing of the tolerance gap. Super heated bodies need to cool down and, for the more [...]

7 07, 2022

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 7 July 2022

By |2022-07-06T15:04:23+00:00July 7th, 2022|Market Watch|0 Comments

Segwun by Gordon Harrison MarketWATCH Muskoka: 7 July 2022 At the height of the steam era, Gravenhurst Wharf was a hive of activity. Passengers disembarked from the train🚂 onto the wharf and from there directly onto one of several steamships. For those going north to Royal Muskoka, Windermere, Pinelands or Elgin House (to name only [...]

30 06, 2022

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 30 June 2022

By |2022-06-29T21:41:07+00:00June 30th, 2022|Market Watch|0 Comments

The summer smiles, the summer knows… so goes the song. In these parts we might say, Muskoka smiles, Muskoka knows. The mystique of loon calls, exposed granite shores and whispering pines are special enough. But when the burble of a woody sliding by breaks the soundscape, Muskoka smiles. For more than 120 years inboard motors [...]

2 06, 2022

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 2 June 2022

By |2022-06-01T17:30:08+00:00June 2nd, 2022|Market Watch|0 Comments

June strolls in and kicks back. Days are long and dock time is upon us. For some, early morning is best. Calm waters. Birds doing their bird things. If you’re lucky, a loon will be laughing or a merganser will glide by with its fleet of little ones paddling like mad to keep up. Shore [...]

19 05, 2022

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 19 May 2022

By |2022-05-19T11:35:40+00:00May 19th, 2022|Market Watch|0 Comments

Tick all the 5 boxes and we call that A class land. 5 boxes? What are they? Whether we’re speaking with sellers or buyers, it’s important they understand it’s the things that cannot be changed that matter most when selling or buying. The 5 boxes of waterfront property are (in no particular order) view, nature [...]

12 05, 2022

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 12 May 2022

By |2022-11-28T15:58:15+00:00May 12th, 2022|Market Watch|0 Comments

Trillium. Our Provincial flower. Its 3 pointed bloom is easily recognized by graphic representation on official documents of Ontario; Driver’s Licenses and Health Cards. We see the flower almost every day throughout the year. And yet, as it is now, with hardwood bushes being full of them carpeting the forest floor, we have to stop [...]

18 08, 2021

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 18 August 2021

By |2021-08-17T22:49:50+00:00August 18th, 2021|Market Watch|0 Comments

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 18 August 2021 In ‘normal’ years there’s a rhythm. Summer flows to a beat. At the beginning there’s a huge ‘Ahhh’. The release of tension and anticipation of dock time, new tricks to learn on the board, summer friends (the lifelong kind you only see in summer), fire pits and s’mores. The rituals [...]

11 08, 2021

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 11 August 2021

By |2021-08-10T23:54:55+00:00August 11th, 2021|Market Watch|0 Comments

Photo by Murat Onder on Unsplash August’s Perseids is our all-time favorite meteor shower. What nighttime event can surpass a heavenly light show when many families are on vacation? The thought of taking a siesta from the heat of the day and then watching this summertime classic in the cool of night is delicious! No [...]