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A small cabin with a black roof sits on a isolated and forrested island surrounded by water.

Habitat: This prefab cabin was built on a family’s Georgian Bay island in 10 days

“It seemed like the most magical piece of nature. It was so close to Toronto but still felt worlds away."
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Cottage Industry: Interlake, “the fisherman’s friend”

Surging prices, bidding wars, blind offers—the search for seasonal real estate has become a battlefield. Tales from 10 of Canada’s hottest vacation towns.
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Cottage Industry: Kawartha Lakes, "the new Muskoka"

Surging prices, bidding wars, blind offers—the search for seasonal real estate has become a battlefield. Tales from 10 of Canada’s hottest vacation towns.
"The cottage’s asking price climbed quickly; I felt like I was having a heart attack."

Cottage Industry: Saint Andrews, “the historic holiday”

Surging prices, bidding wars, blind offers—the search for seasonal real estate has become a battlefield. Tales from 10 of Canada’s hottest vacation towns.
"South Shore never used to be a market for multiple offers and bidding wars, but it is now." (Photo by Riley Smith)

Cottage Industry: South Shore, "the seaside buy"

Surging prices, bidding wars, blind offers—the search for seasonal real estate has become a battlefield. Tales from 10 of Canada’s hottest vacation towns.
“Properties like this would go for three times as much in Muskoka.” (Photos courtesy René Bouchard)

Cottage Industry: Baie-Saint-Paul, the “nouveau locale”

Surging prices, bidding wars, blind offers—the search for seasonal real estate has become a battlefield. Tales from 10 of Canada’s hottest vacation towns.
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Cottage Industry: Invermere, the “best-kept secret”

Surging prices, bidding wars, blind offers—the search for seasonal real estate has become a battlefield. Tales from 10 of Canada’s hottest vacation towns.
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A mooch must not ask for fluffier pillows

Are you tolerable enough for that ritual of Canadian summer, the cottage invite? Take this Scott Feschuk quiz to find out.
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What possesses the non-handy to turn handy at the cottage?

’You’re a different person when you’re at the cottage. The aliens come and take your normal brain away.’