3371 Highway 71, Sioux Narrows$1,640,000
SOLD - Immaculate 3,000 sq. ft. all-season log home in the heart of a 260-acre wilderness estate. Built with huge, high quality locally harvested white pine logs, this handcrafted home or cottage must be seen to be appreciated. The 2,575 sq. ft. main-floor of the home has a large master bedroom with en-suite bathroom plus two additional bedrooms, each with its own en-suite bathroom. The entire floor is completed with oversized pine planks and antique nails. The kitchen boasts custom antique solid oak cabinetry with granite countertops, Wolf fridge, dishwasher, and gas range. The kitchen opens to the large dining room and living room. The living room features a massive stone fireplace and large windows that maximize the light and picturesque views. Also on the main floor is a laundry room with Maytag Elite washer and dryer. A large loft provides more sleeping space for guests or room for an office/tv/recreational room. New roofing in 2018 - Presidential shake shingles with a breathable underlay and new rain gutters.
Located on Whitefish Bay, Lake of the Woods, the cabin is in a sheltered bay with clear water, a large sandy beach and boat ramp. There is over a mile of shoreline, which includes a high bluff just to the north of the cabin which is a perfect location for a guest cabin and a gazebo. Easy walk to the two-stall log boathouse at the shoreline that is equipped with two electric lifts, deep water, gas pump, and ample storage. Each boat slip has its own electric boat lift and there is plenty of extra storage room in the lockers. The third heated log building is used for all of the solar equipment, propane generator, tools, and storage.
The 260 acres has ideal private hunting for big and small game. The mining rights are included in the sale with active gold exploration in the area. Your chance to own a property that is unlike any other and enjoy your retreat from the modern world.
-State of the art solar system which includes a Deger rotating/tracking solar array and a large battery bank. New solar upgrade in spring 2018 - Battery bank (12 high capacity Surrette batteries) now has 64 kWh capacity; tracking system over 6 kW power and smaller grid 3 kW of power. There are a total of 27 solar panels.
-Newly installed in April 2020: 12 kW Kohler generator (propane) designed for off-grid homes. It provides backup power and will automatically charge the battery bank if needed.
-Newly installed in April 2020 - Schneider Electric battery monitor with online monitoring: Monitor the solar system from anywhere.
-Heat in the home is provided by a propane-fired boiler for in-floor heating.
-Water is drawn from the lake with a submersible pump connected to a triple filtration system and UV light.
-Septic tank and field.
-Honda automatic gas generator with high output water pump plumbed to four fire hose outlets.
-Boathouse with two electric winch lifts in deep water accommodates a 24-foot boat.
Taxes for 2019 were $8,229.80 Ontario Land Transfer Tax on $1,640,000 is $29,275
U.S. buyers please note that as of June 18, 2020, $1,640,000 CDN equals approximately $1,220,000 USD
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