Lake Cecebe Cottage For Sale | $919,950

March 15, 2020

Lake Cecebe Cottage For Sale

621 Deer Run Road, Magnetewan


2800 ft2



1.5 ac

Property Description

Elevated and well-planned, this bright, spacious and attractive cottage or year-round home on Lake Cecebe features an insulated, attached 24’ x 27’ double garage and is situated on a no-exit, year-round municipal road. 


This leafy and private 1.5 acres has 160 ft of natural frontage on beautiful Lake Cecebe, part of the 40 mile Magnetawan River system in the Almaguin Highlands. 


You will love the front entry through a skylit sunroom, and be delighted with the high pine ceiling with large single beam support and linking post and beam construction (Douglas Fir). The open concept main level offers a spacious, thoughtfully designed kitchen/dining/living space with walkouts to 2 separate deck spaces; both with picturesque views of the lake.  


The bright, eat-in kitchen features an array of storage and a very functional layout.  The island preparation area with seating space, and generous walk-in pantry add to the convenience of this workspace. The stainless steel KitchenAid appliances include a large French door fridge-freezer, a dual fuel stove and dishwasher, as well as a Panasonic convection inverter/steam microwave.


A walkout from the dining room grants access to a partially covered 16’ x 16’ deck and creates additional space for entertaining, or simply relaxing and enjoying the majestic views. 


Step down and relax in the cozy, well-lit living room which features a wood insert fireplace and floor to ceiling windows overlooking the lake. You can also access a second partially covered 16’ x 16’ deck.  This outdoor area serves both the living room and the master suite.


Escape to your private master suite which features vaulted ceilings, a generous walk-through dressing room/closet space and lovely, large ensuite. The ensuite delivers a spa-like feel with double sinks, large glass-enclosed shower and double whirlpool tub with air-massage system. The ensuite is complimented with a heated tile floors for ultimate comfort. 


The convenient main level laundry room is functional, easily accessible and includes Maytag front loading washer and dryer.  Rounding out the main floor is a convenient 2-piece guest bathroom.


The lower level with walk out creates a great family or guest space with 2 additional bedrooms, a studio/exercise room, a large family room with wood stove as well as a 4-piece bathroom.  The lower level also features a utility room and a large workshop where you are granted access to a  24’ x 24’ storeroom under the garage, with exterior double-door exit for convenience.


The attached, insulated 24’ x 27’ garage has an automated door and an additional exterior door. From the garage, you can enter the home through an internal door leading to the mud room (with attic above). This space offers plenty of storage for outerwear and footwear.  A second set of interior stairs runs down from the attached garage to the lower level.


Follow the scenic, established path down through the mature maples to the lake. Spend your afternoons lounging on the lakeside 10’ x 10’ deck space, waterfront fire-pit space and boat dock. Swimmers have the choice of a nearby swim raft or an additional sandy swimming area offering something for all ages.


The driveway leads to  an abundance of parking, with a 24’ x 12’ steel-framed/vinyl-covered garage for additional storage.  The property has a drilled well, septic, a high-efficiency propane furnace, an air exchanger, and features on-demand hot water. For efficiency this home is constructed with ICF foundation and Roxul insulation. This insulation in some internal walls, together with some solid core doors assists sound suppression.  The roof shingles come with a 30 year warranty.


Conveniently located, the cottage is only a 5 minute boat ride or 6 minutes by car (4 km) from the quaint, friendly village of Magnetawan.  The quiet village provides several amenities and useful services from a public school and several churches, to a post office, hotel with an attached restaurant, general store, Ahmic Marine, Home Hardware, Community Centre/Municipal Office, library and arena.  Additional dining and shopping options can be found within a 15 min drive.  Boat owners will find convenient water access to Port Carmen Marina on Lake Cecebe. 


While the lock system in Magnetawan allows access to Ahmic Lake and the associated lake system,  boat launching is available above and below the lock.


This home or cottage is truly the complete package, and is being sold turn-key. Spend your days relaxing on the dock, fishing or exploring the shores of Lake Cecebe, or lounging on one of 2 private deck spaces. Either way, there are activities here for everyone.


  • Main floor master suite
  • Vaulted ceilings
  • Gorgeous sunroom
  • Multiple deck spaces
  • Dock and floating swim raft
  • Lakeside deck and patio area
  • Oversized 24’x27′ garage
  • Access to the 40 mile waterway
  • Snowmobile trails nearby
  • Lake views from all primary rooms
  • Close to marina services
  • 160′ of waterfront
  • Main floor laundry
  • Turn-Key (inquire for full chattels list)

A note from the owner

Why we like living here:

  • Quiet, leafy sanctuary, but close to a lovely rural village with lock, boat launch, public docks and Lions Park with good recreational facilities including music events in the summer.


  • Relaxing on the dock with good swimming, boating and fishing, and kayaking on a calm, 40 mile waterway.


  • Enjoying the lake view from the kitchen, dining and living rooms while also watching the birds at the feeder.


  • Low maintenance property with minimal mowing


  • Starry nights


  • Lake ice breakup and melt in April, and the fresh green of the emerging leaves in May


  • Still morning and late afternoon reflections on the lake


  • The Cecebe Waterways Annual Regatta (usually August)


  • Being surrounded by the beautiful rich colours of the maple leaves in the fall


  • Friendly neighbours


  • Brunch at the Swiss Country House restaurant on Ahmic Lake


  • Breakfast near the lock at the Magnetawan Grill and Grocery


  • Driving through our rural community where we often see wildlife as well as domestic farm animals


  • 153 km of snowmobile/4 wheeler trails nearby 


  • Frequent sightings of deer and turkeys in the early spring

Property Details

Property Type


Lake Cecebe


Building Type

For Sale

Ownership Type

Fireplace Present

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Lake Cecebe Information

Lake Cecebe can be found in the Almaguin Highlands region of the District of Parry Sound, and spans the townships of Ryerson and Magnetewan. This majestic lake is part of the Magnetewan waterway, and offers 20 miles of scenic, natural shoreline. At the outflow of Lake Cecebe, boaters can access a hand operated lock and dam system which connects Lake Cecebe to Ahmic Lake allowing boaters further area to navigate and explore.

The lake is represented by the Cecebe Waterways Cottagers’ Association; members consist of land owners (permanent and seasonal) who work to promote and maintain the health and quality of the lake.

Lake Cecebe

Physical Features

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Volume (104 m3)

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Watershed (km2) excludes area of lake

Water Clarity


Major Fish Species

  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Walleye
  • Sauger
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Lake Whitefish
  • Northern Pike