Killarney Cottage

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Killarney Cottage In 2013 Lakeside was retained to design a new cottage for a professional family in Sudbury to accommodate their many friends and adult children. The challenge with this particular design was to move the cottage closer to the receding waters of Georgian Bay. The cottage features tiered decks and many outdoor rooms. The [...]

Doe Lake


Doe Lake Cottage This Doe Lake Cottage is one of the largest traditional cottages ever designed by Lakeside. The cottage is over 9000 sqft, with seven bedrooms, five bathrooms and an elevator to navigate its four floors. It has many screened in rooms and decks to take advantage of the surrounding views and environment. The [...]

Lake of Bays

Lake of Bays The owners of this home/cottage where local Huntsville towns people who own and operate the local quarry. They used many stone details in the design of their cottage including the massive stone fireplace and stairs to the lake in large granite slabs. This cottage sits high on the site and has an [...]

Bass Island


Bass Island project A Modern cottage project by Lakesides Design and Build. Bass Island - a modern mansion on a private island was - was recently profiled in Toronto Life magazine. It has a wide frontage of glass and unparalleled views of the lake. James at Lakeside was the Architect and project manager. See the Toronto [...]

Lake Muskoka

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Lake Muskoka The owners of this cottage were busy urban professionals looking to build a family cottage and boathouse on Lake Muskoka. The design of the cottage incorporated cedar shakes, natural stone, wood timbers and cedar decking. The rooms of this cottage are oriented to the Lake and provide unprecedented views of beautiful Lake Muskoka. [...]

Lake Rosseau Cottage


Lake Rosseau Cottage This cottage is an example of a traditional family cottage with great frontage on the lake. This cottage was a renovation and we expanded the original 1960’s cottage to provide more space and more modern amenities. The cottage sits on a level site with easy access to the shoreline. It incorporates traditional [...]

Lake Simcoe


LAKE SIMCOE The owners of this cottage had a family cottage on Lake Simcoe that was grandfathered into the current regulations. The original cottage was very close to the Lake and we were able to build on the original cottage footprint using steel screw pile foundation drilled down to bedrock to maintain a stable foundation [...]

Bernard Lake Custom Cottage

Bernard Lake The owners of this cottage are teachers who subdivided the neighbouring family cottage lot. The owners wanted a traditional, cozy but functional space to relax and spend their summers with family and friends. The cottage is set on a point of land and had many set back restrictions. The design resulted in a [...]