This very private 80 acre retreat is nestled amongst beautiful mature trees on the crystal clear waters of quiet Murphy’s Bay on Big Rideau Lake. It hosts a spectacular 3,500 sq. ft. main house (built in 2008), a 1200 sq. ft. guest house, an annex, a boat house with a coveted sleepover, a 24×36 garage with a loft, a workshop, a stable with two box stalls, and paddocks. There are several decks for relaxing while enjoying the serenity, joined by beautiful stone and rustic log walkways. The very private waterfront on the spring fed deep water lake boasts a boathouse with plenty of dockage, a swim raft with a slide, and a mooring ball. There are 5.94 acres of very private waterfront on Murphy’s Bay. There is a private wildlife reserve comprising 75 acres of trails through beautiful mixed forest adjacent to the waterfront property for hiking, biking, bird watching, snowmobiling or ATV-ing.
The non-smoking Guest House is rented frequently and reservations should be made as far in advance as possible. The Guest House is a completely private, gorgeous, 1200 sq’ cedar cottage with cedar interior, and enjoys an expansive view of the lake.
Enter through the Great Blue Heron hand carved fine entrance (hand-hewn, mortis and tenon joined) wood door designed by a Master craftsman into this awe-inspiring 3000 sq’ custom home that will render you speechless. The property boasts one of the most spectacular wide angle views of Big Rideau Lake and islands.