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Muskoka's 'cottages' - rustic retreat for the rich

Canada's hunting ground of the 1700s is today dotted with forested lakefront estates that draw investors

Sales of Muskoka properties priced at more than C$2 million jumped 69 per cent last year to 59 transactions.


DAVID Cynamon knows how to unwind on summer weekends. The entrepreneur steps off a chartered float plane onto a wooden dock and is greeted by his staff as he passes a custom-made tiki bar and bubbling jacuzzi on his 10-acre estate.

His "cottage", with nine bedrooms, tennis