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Buying a Cottage on the Lake can still be Affordable

July 11, 2017

By Darren Arcaro

Sherkston Shores offers tips on what to look for when buying a vacation cottage

After all your hard work, it might be time to look for that perfect family getaway. What a better way to give your family some well-deserved vacation time than at the cottage?

Entering the market in cottage country north of the Greater Toronto Area can be millions of your hard earned money, plus property taxes. But you don’t have to break the bank to realize your family’s cottage dreams.

Sherkston Shores, family beach resort wants to help you find the perfect vacation cottage. Here is Sherkston’s top list of things to think about when looking for your perfect cottage.

Travel Time – It is important to decide how much time you are willing to spend in the car before you can start your vacation. With the number of cottage goers rising, highways heading North are becoming more and more congested and it is taking people much longer to reach their destination. A great alternative for people wanting to experience the cottage lifestyle without sitting in traffic for hours on end is Sherkston Shores. Only 20 minutes from Niagara Falls, 20 minutes from Buffalo, and 90 minutes from Toronto, Sherkston Shores provides the luxury of escaping to the cottage without having to waste time in traffic.

Location, Location, Location – Make sure you know where you want your vacation cottage to be. Do you want to wake up to a view of the lake? Or do you prefer to be surrounded by nature? Sherkston Shores Resort has various neighborhoods which are sure to guarantee million dollar views and priceless memories. Whether you want a beach side escape, Quarry view property or a cottage in the woods, there's a perfect property waiting for you

Work with a Local – When purchasing a cottage, it is important to work with someone who knows the area and is working to get you the best deal. Sherkston Shores has friendly sales team members on hand who can help you find the perfect cottage for your family. They work hard to ensure that Sherkston owners are comfortable and happy with their new “home-away-from-home”.

Know the Cost – Buying a cottage can be pricey. Often owners are faced with realtor/ lawyer fees, high property taxes and maintenance fees. At Sherkston there are no owner association fees, no property taxes and park ground maintenance is taken care of which means you can enjoy the sparkling swimming pools, fitness center, waterpark, pickleball courts, tennis courts, music and entertainment, with no stress! View a full comparison between Resort Cottage vs. Traditional Cottage

Eliminate Surprises – Buying a vacation cottage can be a gamble. Some cottages can be older and have had “upgrades” installed by previous owners. Know what you are getting into when considering a vacation cottage – do you want to invest in a “fixer upper”? or do you want move in ready? With a variety of floor plans and upgrade options, anyone can customize and afford their dream cottage at Sherkston. These custom-built cottages are inspected and built by skilled craftsmen and certified by the CSA, making park models cottages up to 30% more energy efficient than a standard cottage, saving you money. For those only using their cottage occasionally, the Sherkston team will rent out your property for you, alleviating the headaches and hassle while putting money in your pocket at the same time.

You don't have to spend your life savings to treat your family to the cottage they deserve.

To set up your tour today, call 1-844-894-7300 or visit us online at: www.LiveSherkston.com Come join us in living the beach life today!

Sherkston Shores Beach Resort is a family beach resort located in the Niagara Peninsula on the beautiful shores of Lake Erie. Our resort offers 560 acres of varied landscapes, topped off with two and a half miles of sandy beachfront. We offer an abundance of family recreational amenities including pools, hot tubs, water slides, a variety of outdoor games and an interactive Family Fun Zone with arcade.

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