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Cottages and Cottage Living

Cottages are a wonderful way to spend your available relaxing hours. We help you have an enjoyable cottage living, and provide you with our valuable articles and tips on buying a cottage or renting a cottage.

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Permanent Vacation

cottage viewPermanent Vacation by Glenn Garnett is an interesting reflection on taking the plunge and buying a cottage in a rural area. Based on an interview with Karen Richardson of Country Newcomer Services, the article focuses on Karen's experiences of leaving the big city lights behind, and moving to the quieter life of a Bancroft cottage. A good read for anyone considering a permanent move to paradise...

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Thirteen Extra Costs to be aware of when buying a home

A Century 21 guide to make sure you don't have any nasty surprises when you buy your cottage or home...

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Six things you must know before you buy

A brief summary of the essential things to have in place before you start cottage hunting...

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Featured Articles

Bedroom Decorating Hints - The centerpiece of every bedroom, the bed, is most often the most overlooked piece of furniture in that room.

A Few Facts and Tips about Hammocks - A hammock is a length of netting or canvas that can be hung between two trees or between two hammock stands.

How to Completely Eliminate Mold and Black Mold - All types of mold, including black mold can be removed by injection molding from houses, offices and other locations.

How To Stop Dog Urine From Killing Your Lawn - Dog urine can cause ugly brown spots on your lawn.

Cleaning Your Home Office or Computer Room - Your home office can be the central business center of the home, and oftentimes with all of those papers and documents, it may be hard to focus on where to get started, or exactly how to clean.


Reading between the lines

A tongue-in-cheek article with serious overtones to help you get to the real facts behind a cottage advertisement...

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Bugs, Bites and Deet

An informative guide from Healthy Ontario. Get the lowdown on how to protect you and your family from Ontario's insect population...

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A Cottage Life Christmas

Spending the holidays in a rustic cottage setting-what could be more cozy and quaint? Get entertaining and decorating inspiration from the Cottage Life Christmas special and make your cottage Christmas an event to remember...

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Relax With Recipes

Madison food critic Jerry Minnich's new book dishes out what's nice -- and easy -- for your cottage table Up North...

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Take your computer to the cottage

Make the transition from city to country with our guide to plugging in up north...

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