111 Tondern Island Muskoka Lakes, Ontario P0B 1E0

5 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 3200
Bungalow None Baseboard Heaters Waterfront Acreage


Magically Historic with Exquisite Provenance, this outstanding Beaumaris offering presents the finest in all regards. Exceptionally well appointed & well maintained, this 8-bedroom Classic Summertime Estate affectionately known as “The house in the woods”/Karne Cross Cottage was originally built in 1912 by Thomas Mellon the 2nd of Pittsburgh, and gifts unprecedented privacy, mesmerizing sunset vistas, & a winsome Narnia like dreamy woodlands golf cart access. The Graceful 5 bdrm Lakehouse is beautifully accented with the ever classic & neighbourhood Bespoke Basswood interior, sunset dining area, Handsome LR stone FP, a butler’s pantry, & a nanny/guest wing. A Gracious Waterside Verandah hosts a summer Sunset dining terrace & Muskoka Rm, perennial beds abound. A Flagstone path leads to a Guest “Cabin gem w dressing area and bath. For the Antique boat collector there is a 2 slip boathouse w 60 ft long slip, & above a beautiful basswood lined 2 bdrm “Pied a Terre“serving up grand living space with inviting terrace doors to a fab sundeck. There is a truly Fairy-tale Essence to this Enchanting Beaumaris Hideaway. The SW orientations are spectacularly expansive & gift Storybook Postcard views of some of the finest & most Historic Beaumaris Great House Architectures. The property’s gentle contours, grant areas for child’s play, croquet, morning garden coffee, & sunsets from the waterside spa. Idyllically deeper waters traverse the private 324’ along the present water’s edge shores gifting a feeling of privacy beyond the measured frontage. This family cherished property of notable origins is Beautifully furnished & accented with bright and vibrant classic fabrics and simply fills the heart with warmth upon entry. This is the perfect family cottage with room for all and your treasured guests with its truly tailored and most manageable size. Historically catalogued as “The house in the woods” this is the most charming of opportunities. 1st offering in many many many decades. (id:43464)

Property Details

MLS® Number 40415001
Property Type Single Family
Community Features Quiet Area
Features Southern Exposure, Country Residential
Structure Shed
Water Front Name Lake Muskoka
Water Front Type Waterfront


Bathroom Total 3
Bedrooms Above Ground 5
Bedrooms Total 5
Appliances Dryer, Refrigerator, Stove, Washer, Hot Tub
Architectural Style Bungalow
Basement Type None
Constructed Date 1912
Construction Style Attachment Detached
Cooling Type None
Exterior Finish Vinyl Siding
Fire Protection None
Foundation Type Wood
Heating Type Baseboard Heaters
Stories Total 1
Size Interior 3200
Type House
Utility Water Lake/river Water Intake




Acreage Yes
Sewer Septic System
Size Frontage 324 Ft
Size Irregular 2.12
Size Total 2.12 Ac|2 - 4.99 Acres
Size Total Text 2.12 Ac|2 - 4.99 Acres
Surface Water Lake
Zoning Description Wr5-7


Main Level Porch 24'0'' x 11'0''
Main Level Bedroom 11'9'' x 11'8''
Main Level Full Bathroom 8'4'' x 5'8''
Main Level Primary Bedroom 13'2'' x 11'8''
Main Level 3pc Bathroom 11'7'' x 5'9''
Main Level Bedroom 13'4'' x 13'2''
Main Level Bedroom 11'8'' x 11'6''
Main Level Other 22'0'' x 3'10''
Main Level 3pc Bathroom 7'5'' x 5'4''
Main Level Bedroom 15'6'' x 9'7''
Main Level Laundry Room 17'0'' x 9'9''
Main Level Kitchen 15'10'' x 14'9''
Main Level Pantry 15'6'' x 5'9''
Main Level Dining Room 16'8'' x 15'9''
Main Level Living Room 24'0'' x 17'6''



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