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, and 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 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. First offering in many many many decades.

Property Features

  • Lake
  • Pond