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Welcome to 9 First Avenue in the Township of Armour, District of Parry Sound. This sprawling brick bungalow is meticulously maintained, with every detail attended to. Set on over 2 lush acres with a wide variety of mature trees, enjoy the songs of the birds and the unparalled beauty of nature on your doorstep. Upon entry into the front foyer one is greeted by a wonderful stone wall which is washed in the natural light from the large sidelight, and leads to the large dining room and living room combination. A very generous size, these two rooms make the perfect location for Family and Friends to gather and celebrate all occasions. The dining room, with a walkout overlooking the expansive beauty of the backyard, will easily seat 10, while the living room with the gas fireplace, views of the crescent shaped garden and driveway lined with mature trees, is large enough to host more. The kitchen features custom drawers and cupboards which are sure to delight the chef within. Just imagine yourself enjoying a warm cup of morning coffee at the kitchen table while you watch the world go by. Finishing off the main floor is the walk out to the 4 car garage, laundry, three generous bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms.
Downstairs you will find the same attention to detail, providing for plenty of storage, including a cedar lined cupboard, recreation room with wet bar, and a separate room which could be used as a home office, craft room, sewing room or much more. From downstairs you can also access the garage from a secondary door. The garage features it’s own garden center and work bench with electricity, large windows and additional doors to the backyard and front yard.
This home has room for all your toys! Just behind the garage find an extra large shed, measuring approximately 14 feet by 30 feet and standing about 11 ½ feet tall. Attached to the large shed is a smaller shed measuring approximately 10 feet by 10 feet.
Armour Township is located in the Almaguin Highlands region in the District of Parry Sound, just North of Huntsville.
Home to many freshwater lakes and the North and South Magnetawan River, Armour Township includes the communities of Berriedale, Chetwynd, Katrine and Pickerel Lake.
Armour Township is within The Near North District School Board, with Land of Lakes Public School servicing JK-8 followed by Almaguin Highlands Secondary School.
About 15 minutes to the Town of Huntsville , the largest town in Muskoka, you are close to all amenities including shopping & medical. Within walking distance to the local public school, Tim Hortons, LCBO, Valu-Mart and the OPP Station & Township Office.
- World Famous Algonquin Provincial Park is on your doorstep, in at three different access points just a short drive away.
Magnetawan Lake Access: From HWY 11, take Highway 518 east to the village of Kearney. The Park Office is within in the Kearney Community Center located at the main intersection in the village. Stop at the Park office to pick up Park information and Park permits, then continue on Highway 518 to the Forestry Tower Road and follow it to the access point on the north-west shore of Magnetawan Lake.
Rain Lake Access: From HWY 11, take Highway 518 east to the village of Kearney. The Park Office is within in the Kearney Community Center located a t the main intersection in the village. Stop at the Park Office to pick up Park information and Park permits, then continue on then continue on Main Street for turning left just past the LCBO. Follow this road straight through to the Access Point at the western end of Rain Lake.
Kawawaymog (Round) Lake Access: In South River on Highway 11, turn east at Ottawa Avenue. Follow this road to the Access Point Office (where you buy your permit) on the west shore of Kawawaymog Lake.
- Ahemic Lake Cycling Route: A popular cross country cycling trail passes along First Avenue and turns down Katrine Road 100 metres from 9 First Avenue. The route south travels through secondary paved roads to Novar, or to the west travels Hwy 520 to Magnetawan where it connects to the 40 km. Ahemic Lake Route.
- Snowmobile Trails: Approximately half a kilometer from First Ave, pick up the snowmobile trail just south of the 257 interchange.
- Doe Lake Municipal Park, just a 6 minute drive from First Avenue. Located at 1014 Ferguson Road, this beautiful park features a playground, public beach, picnic tables, washroom building, beach volleyball area and boat launch.
- Heritage River Walk, about a 5 minute drive from First Avenue. Located at 170 Ryerson Crescent this 1.4km hiking trail, rated easy, takes the hiker from the arena to the footbridge below the dam.
- The Screaming Heads: Located about 15 minutes from First Avenue this Art installation/playground features a surreal landscape of huge cast-concrete sculptures throughout the 310-acre property, which serves as the artist’s home and canvas. Screaming Heads on Midlothian Road, there is a parking lot beside the house, and a donation box for those who wish to support the artist. Since it is a private home as well as an art exhibit, if the gate to the parking lot is closed, just enjoy the view from the road.
- Mikisew Provincial Park: Located at 301 Park Road South, this Provincial Park is approximately 25 minutes from 9 First Ave. It features 3 shallow and sandy beaches, an off leash dog park, and hiking paths through wetlands & forest.
Public Boat Launches:
- Magnetawan River access located next to the Information Centre on Ryerson Crescent.
- Doe Lake access points are: 1586 Peggs Mountain Road and 1014 Ferguson Road.
- Pickerel Lake access located at 180 Kent Road.
- Jack Lake access located at the end of Nicolia Drive.
- Lake Cecebe access is located at the end of South Horn Lake Road.