Expensive listing of the Week: $4,995,000 for a Kawartha Lakes property

Address: 3239 Sandy Point Rd E
Neighbourhood: Selwyn
Agent: Ross Halloran and Roger Kolbuc from Sotheby's International
Price: $4,995,000
Previously sold for: $425,000 in 1997
The place:
A 1.7-acre property in Young's Point, a two-hour drive outside of the GTA.
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The history

A rare, one of a kind lakefront luxury estate located in the desirable Clear/Stoney lake area near historic Lakefield College. Built without compromise, this Clear Lake waterfront residence features 6 bedroom/7 bath and approximately 10,000 square feet of finished living area plus a separate 2 bedroom boathouse with full kitchen, 3 piece bath and 2 large dry slips with marine railway. Interior design and furnishings selected and decorated by revered designer Katherine Newman. The hub of this lakeside estate is the main residence which is designed with a casual elegance and offers many custom furnishings included with the purchase. The estate also boasts a fenced tennis/sports court, large jungle gym play area for young children, an outdoor swimming pool with large built-in hot tub, an expansive composite dock and a built-in stone outdoor firepit for nightly family gatherings roasting `smores` at the shore.


By the numbers

• $4,995,000
• $21,000 in taxes (2015)
• 5000+ square feet
• 400 feet of waterfront
• 6 bedrooms
• 7 Bathrooms
• 10 years old