In the Press – Luxury Lakeside Condo Living is the New Way to Cottage

In the Press – Luxury Lakeside Condo Living is the New Way to Cottage

Orchard Point Harbour offers prime waterfront location with resort-style amenities The desire to live by the water is deeply entrenched in Ontarians, who have a natural affinity for cottage country and its rustic landscapes. But as idyllic as that lifestyle may seem, traditional cottages come with issues such as property upkeep, seasonal maintenance, or access only by minimally maintained or seasonal roads. That’s why cottage country condominiums have become a hot trend, offering all the pleasures of the lakeside lifestyle without the hassles. Orchard Point Harbour, on 500 metres of prime waterfront on the Narrows between Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching in Orillia, is a prestigious example of this growing trend. It offers luxurious, four-season, resort-style residential living in two Muskoka-inspired high-rise buildings with sophisticated design, first-class amenities and panoramic views. It also provides a lock-and-leave solution for homeowners who want to travel without worrying about who will look after their residence. Among the buyers at Orchard Point Harbour are David and Jackie Powell, who were looking to downsize from their large home on Lake Simcoe to an option without the maintenance demands. “We looked at alternatives in the surrounding area,” says David. “We were looking for someplace without the work, as we spend our winters away. When we heard about Orchard Point Harbour, we knew we had found our new home.” It is an ideal solution for other empty nesters seeking to downsize or for city dwellers looking to get away from it all within easy commuting distance. It’s a short one-hour drive from the GTA. Orchard Point Harbour is minutes away by car or boat from the...