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Globe and MailWhat's hot? Investing in radioGlobe and MailVista and Westerkirk will then turn around and buy Haliburton Broadcasting Group, whose MooseFM stations broadcast the dock anthems of Ontario's cottage country. The result will be a national company with more than 60 broadcast licenses, ...Westerkirk Capital acquires Vista Broadcast Group and Haliburton Broadcasting ...Canada NewsWire (press release)Westerkirk Capital Acquires Vista and Haliburton Broadcast GroupsBroadcasterall 25 news articles »
 
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Queen's Park's plan to sell Ontario Northland railway violates the province's ... - DigitalJournal.com (press release)
Queen's Park's plan to sell Ontario Northland railway violates the province's ...DigitalJournal.com (press release)OTTAWA, April 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Queen's Park is flouting its own laws by rushing to sell the 106-year-old Ontario Northland Railway that will kill jobs and adversely impact thousands of lives in Northern Ontario, says the head of Teamsters Canada Rail ...and more »
 
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Military exercise to pass through cottage country - CottageCountryNow.ca
Military exercise to pass through cottage countryCottageCountryNow.caMUSKOKA - A large military exercise involving several areas of northern Ontario will be passing through Muskoka starting next week. Though details from the Department of National Defence were scant at press time, District of Muskoka emergency ...
 
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Bingwi Neeyashi Anishinaabek: Profile of a community on the move - Wawatay News
Bingwi Neeyashi Anishinaabek: Profile of a community on the moveWawatay NewsBNA leadership joined First Nation leaders from 17 other communities across Canada for the official signing of the Land Management Act that gives First Nations more control over decisions on reserve land. BNA Chief Paul Gladu (third from right, ...
 
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Get ready for … snow - Hamilton Spectator
CBC.caGet ready for … snowHamilton SpectatorA “Special Weather Statement” from Environment Canada's Weather office is warning that a developing weather system will bring a bracing blend of strong winds and mixed precipitation to much of Southern Ontario on Monday morning, lasting through into ...Special weather statement warns of high winds, rain and snow in GTA680 Newsall 94 news articles »
 
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Luxury Cottages  or Luxury Country homes, Luxury Vacation homes is  the term used in the real estate industry for recreational properties offering luxury life style living for rich, famous, professionals, and other upper end of the socio-economic group of people in the society. Prices for such homes range from few hundred thousand dollars to multi million dollars.

The price of a luxury cottages varies from cottage country to cottage country and from province to province.  In some provinces cottages with quality and high end finishes still can be had for under a million dollar while one will have to pay several million dollars for such a cottage in demand locations of BC or Ontario.

It is not the price that decides the luxury status of the property, rather  it is the life style that a property can offer as compared to some internationals measures of luxury. Here below are some measures of luxury accepted by the society for cottage properties: 

1.     Size

2.     Finish

3.     Features

4.     Surroundings

5.     Water view

6.     Water shore line

7.     Recreational facilities

8.     Swimming, Boating, Water Sports

9.     Seasonal or Year round

10.  Climate Hot  / Cold

11.  Variation in daily temperature

12.  Fishing

13.  Natural Trails

14.  Skiing

15.  Golf and other Recreational Facilities

16.  View

17.  Amenities

18.  Proximity

19.  Peaceful and Quiet Living

20.  Unwanted Commercialization

21.  Architectural significance

22.  Historical Appeal

23.  Surrounding homes

24.  Use and Access to Technology at the Property

25.  Neighbourhood

26.  Exclusivity

27.  Value


When all things are taken into account, a luxury property can be easily be defined for a specific area. Luxury  cottages take more time to buy and more time to sell simply because it is a significantly small portion of the total market.