Area of Home: Muskoka (near Baysville)

 

Owner Name: Pat DeYoung

 

Type of building (home, cottage, studio, cabin): Home

 

Number of bedrooms/bathrooms: 4+1 bedrooms; 2 bathrooms

 

Special rooms (library, den, great room, study, observatory, etc.): Vaulted open concept ceilings

 

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Square footage: 2500 sq. ft.

 

Number of stories (one, one and one half, two): 1.5

 

Stage of completion: 100%

 

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Electrical source/system: Grid tied solar power; solar hot water

 

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Other information you'd like to share: This beautiful straw bale home on 47.6 acres has been listed for sale.

 

Street Address: 1336 Echo Lake Road (off Hwy 117 just NE of Baysville)

 

 

Nearest Town/City: Baysville

 

Driving Directions: Map:

http://www.eco-homemuskoka.com/location.html

 

 

 

 

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