1157 BOYES HERITAGE Road, Bird Lake

Property Overview - House For sale

Price$ 1 185 000On the Market121 days
MLS® #40423782TypeHouse
Bedrooms4 BedBathrooms2 Bath
WaterfrontBird LakePostal CodeP1L1X1
StreetBOYES HERITAGETown/AreaBracebridge
Property Size2.13 ac|2 - 4.99 acresBuilding Size1696 ft2

Welcome to a serene escape situated near the end of Boyes Heritage Road, a year-round municipally maintained road, just 35 minutes away from vibrant downtown Bracebridge. As you turn into the driveway of this remarkable property, you will instantly feel a sense of calm wash over you. With 240 feet of lake frontage and spanning just over 2 acres in size, this retreat offers a tranquil setting with captivating south-eastern exposure. Originally built in 1995 and completed around 2002, this charming 1 1/2 storey cottage encompasses approximately 1700 square feet of living space. A solid pine Murray's kitchen with new stainless steel appliances flows seamlessly into the adjacent dining area. Descend to the inviting living room featuring a woodstove, high cathedral ceilings, and sliding doors that open up to the full-width deck. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the surrounding nature and indulge in stargazing on warm summer nights. The tongue and groove pine paneling, expertly installed by Fitzmaurice Bros, adds a touch of rustic elegance to the interior. Two bedrooms, each with sliding doors that lead out to the deck, a three-piece family washroom and the utility room complete the main level. Upstairs, you'll find two additional well-sized bedrooms and a new four-piece washroom, providing ample space for family and guests. While traditionally used as a three-season cottage, this insulated retreat can be easily converted for year-round use, allowing you to enjoy the beauty of each season. The property features a Naylor tower dock with cedar drop-in panels, perfect for docking your boat and embracing waterfront activities. A designated firepit area and a raft further enhance the recreational possibilities. This turnkey cottage package is ready for a new family to create lasting memories and fully embrace the cottage lifestyle. Don't miss the chance to make this idyllic retreat on Bird Lake your own. (id:20829)

Land Details

Waterfront TypeWaterfront
WaterfrontBird Lake
Size Total2.13 ac|2 - 4.99 acres
Size Frontage240
Size DepthArray
Lot size2.13
Ownership TypeFreehold
SewerSeptic System
Zoning DescriptionSR1 Bracebridge - Zoning By-Laws

Building Details

Property TypeSingle Family
Bathrooms Total2
Bedrooms Above Ground4
Bedrooms Total4
Cooling TypeNone
Exterior FinishWood
Heating FuelElectric
Heating TypeBaseboard heaters, Stove
Size Interior1696 ft2
Utility WaterLake/River Water Intake


Main levelUtility room5'6'' x 4'8''
Primary Bedroom14'11'' x 11'8''
Living room15'7'' x 25'0''
Kitchen12'10'' x 13'2''
Dining room13'6'' x 9'3''
Bedroom11'7'' x 11'5''
3pc Bathroom5'6'' x 6'5''
Second levelBedroom12'10'' x 10'8''
Bedroom12'11'' x 10'7''
4pc Bathroom7'9'' x 6'11''
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This listing of a Single Family property For sale is courtesy of Lester Johnstone from Royal Lepage Lakes Of Muskoka Realty Brokerage Bracebridge

Information on Bird Lake

Bird Lake is located in the geographic township of Oakley east of Bracebridge. Bird Lake can be accessed via Bird Lake Rd from Hwy 118 East. Bird Lake flows into Wood Lake via East Buck Lake and is downstream from Bigwind and Heart Lakes.
Bird Lake Size63 Ha156 acres
Bird Lake Perimeter6.00 km39 miles
Bird Lake Depth7 m207 ft
Bird Lake Mean Depth3.00 m10 ft
Altitude of Bird Lake308 m1010 ft
DistrictBird Lake is in the District of Muskoka
MunicipalityBird Lake is in the Municipality of Bracebridge
TownshipBird Lake is in the Township of Oakley
Local NameBirds Lake
Drainage BasinSouth Muskoka River
Wetland Area9%
Watershed Area13.0 km8 miles
Water ClarityBird Lake has a water clarity of 3.00 m10 ft
Phosphorus content in water10.10 ug/L

Census Data of Bracebridge Municipality

2016 Population of Bracebridge: 9,232
2011 Population of Bracebridge : 9,030
Population Growth of Bracebridge : 2 %
Total private dwellings in Bracebridge : 4,234
Dwellings by residents in Bracebridge : 4,062
Density of Bracebridge : 4,062 per sq km
Land Area of Bracebridge: 4,062 sq km
Bracebridge is in the District of Muskoka

Census Data for The District of Muskoka

Population: 60,599 (2016) 4.5% increase over 2011 population of 58,017
The total number of dwellings is 46,207 of which 25,431 are full time residents
The land area of Muskoka is 3,940 sq km's (1,521 sq miles) and has a density of 15 per sqare km

Data is from the 2016 Government Census