Winter in cottage country can be just as magical as summer - maybe even more so. Many hold the romantic notion of spending the day skating on a frozen lake, snowshoeing through the forest or blazing a trail through fresh powder on skis or a snowmobile, followed by evenings sipping a beverage snuggled near a roaring fire. With a bit of planning and some safety in mind, these dreams can come true for many.
The days are shorter, the water has cooled off, and the docks are out for the season. Now that Fall has settled in, you might think it’s time to close up the cottage for the winter and start planning for next summer. If you do, you may be missing out on some of the best that cottage country has to offer. Now that your focus is not on the water, you can spend your days exploring all of the other things that make cottage country so great. From hiking trails to craft shows to some great places to eat,
The Kawartha Lakes, offers clean lakes, rivers, plenty of fresh air to breathe and an outdoor laid-back lifestyle less than two hours from the GTA. People who have been cottaging here for years love the lifestyle so much— they move here full time and make it their permanent home.
Waterfront lifestyle communities are gaining in popularity across the Kawartha Lakes. They are a perfect alternative for anyone who is considering a slower paced lifestyle but want to maintain a "neighbourhood" feel. Waterfront communities are also a great option for snowbirds who want to get away from the ice in snow during the colder months, with the conficence and peace of mind, knowing their property will be maintained throughout the winter. There are several waterfront communities to chose from
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