Oasis on the Shores of Lake Couchiching

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Inside, the Great Room includes a Living Room with stacked stone gas fireplace, eat-in Kitchen with solid wood cabinetry, under-cabinet lighting, stainless steel appliances and eat-in area with walk-out to a long 48’ X 12’ deck. There’s a separate Dining Room (or Den) overlooking the lake.

The Master Bedroom features a private Sitting Room, 3-piece Ensuite, walk-in closet, a gas stove and walk-out to another deck with hot tub.

Above the garage is the 550 sf Loft with a 4-piece bathroom and a gas fireplace … great for a Games Room, Man-cave or extra sleeping quarters.

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Features of 3493 Bayou Road

Bedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 4 Full
MLS # 30767511Frontage: 125 feet
Area: 2,870 sq. ft. Lot Shape: Reverse Pie
Area Finished: 2,870 sq. ft.Public Schools: Severn Shores P.S., Orillia Secondary
Property Taxes (2019): $8176Catholic Schools: Notre Dame Catholic, Patrick Fogarty Secondary
Built in 1955 Age: 64Community: Cumberland Beach, Lake Couchiching

Manicured lawn, low-maintenance perennial gardens, mature trees (walnut, cedars and towering pines) creating privacy, interlock brick walkways and a huge circular driveway. The curb appeal is phenomenal.

Features include an over-sized 2-car garage with storage and inside access PLUS a detached single-car garage and two storage sheds to accommodate all your outdoor equipment and water toys.


The front door features stained glass in both the door and side-lites. Along with the other two windows, they allow for natural light to pour in.

Inside, the Foyer features a stacked stone wall that matches the living room fireplace and built-in pine storage solutions including a place for keys and such with a storage cupboard below and a bench with storage inside for outdoor accessories.


The open-concept Great Room features tongue and groove pine paneling and includes a living room, eat-in kitchen and games area or reading nook.


Walk out from here to the long 48′ X 12′ waterfront deck that spans the back of the home.


The Living Room features a stacked-stone gas fireplace with a chunky wood mantle and TV mount above.

The decorative wrought-iron ceiling fan features track-style lighting below it.

Ample room for large comfy furniture, there is enough space to have a bright games area or reading nook overlooking the waterfront as well.



The large eat-in Kitchen features solid-wood cabinetry with under-cabinet lighting and crown moulding. Features include: display cabinets with glass doors, pots and pans drawers, large double-door pantry, chef’s desk and large island and granite counter tops.


Appliances include: a G.E. Profile gas cooktop, wall mounted oven and built-in stainless steel dishwasher; a built-in Danby stainless steel microwave and a Maytag stainless steel fridge.


The kitchen Eat-in area (2nd picture, left column) has plenty of space for the family table and features a walk out to the waterfront deck.


The formal Dining Room (bottom, left) is adjacent and has ample space for a table and buffet. Both spaces overlook the waterfront.


Just off the kitchen is another large, bright Bedroom with a double door closet and ample space for a king-sized suite of furniture.


The large 4-piece Ensuite features a faux-brick wall and soaker tub/shower combo.


There are two additional bright Bedrooms just off the front foyer. Each feature good-sized closets, pine wainscoting and corner windows.


The 5-piece main Bathroom features a double sink vanity with granite counter, marble tile walls and a tub/shower combo.




Located above the 2-car garage is the 550 sf Loft featuring a gas fireplace and a 4-piece Bathroom with frosted glass wood door, decorative wood vanity and two recessed storage cupboards.



This is really a flexible space and can be used in any number of ways. Currently used as a separate guest suite with sleeping and lounge areas, it could also be used as a games and/or media room, or a place for the teenagers.



The loft can be accessed from both inside and outside with a door at the bottom of the stairs that exits the back of the garage.



Just off the great room is the Master Suite that includes a Sitting Room, Master Bedroom and 3-piece Ensuite.




The Sitting Room (top two pictures) features a French door entry, tongue and groove paneling and large bright windows overlooking the water.




Through a double set of French doors is the Master Bedroom (left column, 2nd & 3rd picture) featuring a gas wood stove and walk out to a side deck.




The spacious 3-piece Ensuite (bottom, left) features a shower with panel doors and pine wainscoting.


Spanning across the waterfront side of the home is the long 48′ X 12′ Deck featuring low-maintenance composite deck boards. There are 2 sets of stairs to the yard.


Walk out from either the great room, the master bedroom or just off the foyer, in the area behind the garage.


Aerial picture of the whole waterfront yard.
Pictured from halfway down the yard.
125 feet of shoreline.
Pictured from the beach.

The waterfront yard is massive and features 125 feet of Lake Couchiching shoreline with south-eastern exposure for spectacular sunrises.



Waterfront features include: a gorgeous sandy beach, 100 foot seasonal dock with a 24′ X 8′ sun platform and 2 fire pits.



Watch the children play from the 8′ X 8′ hexagonal Gazebo at the waters edge. There’s also a convenient 10′ X 10′ storage shed for all your water toys.