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Charming summer cottage on beautiful Lake Joseph, Canada

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This stunning summer cottage was designed by Anne Hepfer Designs, located on beautiful Lake Joseph, in Muskoka, just two hours north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. This lake house is the perfect getaway for those living and working in the city, with the perfect blend of privacy and spectacular shoreline views. This family cottage features natural materials and a color scheme of white shiplap walls and pops of blues and reds. The great room features a cathedral ceiling and plenty of windows to keep the space feeling bright and airy. A floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace is the focal point to the room, a place for family and friends to gather on cool evenings and enjoy great conversation. Wood flooring is covered with sisal and patterned area rugs to delineate spaces and add texture and warmth. Additional gathering spaces for family and friends to enjoy is a beautiful enclosed porch enveloped in windows to bring in fresh breezes off the lake and to enjoy the heavenly views. Casual dining just off the kitchen can be enjoyed in this space, making entertaining simple yet enjoyable.

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There are three bedrooms in this lovely home, one master bedroom retreat, one to sleep two children and another to host overnight guests. The cottage lifestyle is enjoyed by all who come to visit this wonderful cottage. It is an escape to enjoy the summer and everything this wooded area of towering pines and lakefront property has to offer… especially water activities such as swimming, kayaking and boating!

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What We Love: This summer cottage offers a serene palette of colors, comfortable, casual furnishings and decor and a relaxing atmosphere that is perfect for a family to enjoy. Easy, breezy materials have been employed throughout, in keeping with a cottage aesthetic that is charming and relaxing and not overdone. We love the sunlit spaces and the great room with the stone fireplace, very cottage-chic! How about you readers, do you like this summer cottage? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below?

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Photos: Courtesy of Anne Hepfer Designs

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Lake Joseph summer cottage:
I have seen so many country cottage design ideas but this is the only one design that attracted my attention. Truly a haven worth living in and not just for retreat as it incorporated all the traits I wanted in a timber home.
I prefer a stain finish which i reckon would be less maintenance than painted white.
I wonder what the dimensions are because I wish to have it scaled down a metre each for the L&W. The height would be ideal for a loft added on.
Thank you for sharing.