The community of Port Severn embodies everything about Canadian cottage lifestyle. Belong to the Township of Georgian Bay which, connects to Canada’s Great Lake, Lake Simcoe. There is no shortage of fresh water, stunning beautiful forest trees and beaches. Cottage living invites you to live and work in a serene environment dedicated to conservation of the region. Check out the Townships website to view the list of cottage associations so that you can get to know your community members better. There is no shortage of natural amenities and access to highway 400, CP rail line, access to healthcare clinics, emergency services access, retail, public schools, high schools, and local businesses. This community thrives off of the peaceful and stunning Canadian views for every season.
In cottage country there are many recreational things to do in this beautiful town. Go fishing, boating, lay around on the beaches in the summer months. In fall taking a walk among in the many trails and watch the leaves put on their spectacular show, or hang out at the local marina restaurants and eat the fresh catch of the day. In the winter months many people like to snowshoe in the quiet of the forest trails, ride their Ski-Doo, or enjoy a nice cup of cocoa as the snow falls. If the outdoors isn’t enough the local community centre has many activities for all ages to enjoy.
The Township of Georgian Bay is most notable for its world famous 30, 000 Islands. Steeped in rich history cottage living aims to protect the environment and conserve as much as possible. Visit the Trent-Severn Waterway a tourism spot operated by Parks Canada where you can boat and see the stunning sites and learn about how it was built. Visiting the David Milne Cabin or the Bressette House are historic to our Canadian heritage. David Milne is a Canadian artist who has a walking trail and his artwork on display for you to enjoy and learn more about the culture. The Bressette House dates back to 1890’s a Victorian Gothic farmhouse home to a pioneering family. This home is open to public viewing and operated by volunteers to preserve and teach the community about the pioneer days of living. There is so much to learn and all the time in the world to learn and soak up the rich history that has been gently preserved.
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