Lot 10, Concession 12, Manitoulin Island
Rare opportunity to own a very unique and private 91 Acre Property featuring 3,900 feet of scenic waterfront with stunning sunsets exposure. Approx. 1,300 to 1,400 feet of sandy beach with the balance of frontage pebble and rock. Excellent swimming as you can walk out a good distance on hard packed sand. Lots of excellent buildings sites available at the waterfront. A previous permit was approved by the Township for a seasonal dwelling. Owner did not procced with construction. There is a road allowance (66') running along the back of the subject property that is not currently serviced in any way. There is no marsh on the property and there has never been a severance taken off of this acreage. Potential for some logging. A great variety of trees enhance the beauty of this desirable parcel.
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Recent improvements have been made to the road access coming in from the east side of property. The owners family have enjoyed many years of vacations and weekends camping on the numerous pristine sites located at the waterfront including thier favoured sand dunes. Unlimited potential for future development for this rare 91 Acre Parcel of land on Manitoulin Island. Coming to MLS in the spring 2020.
Article by Daniel Francis
Published Online March 17, 2011
Last Edited July 23, 2015
Manitoulin Island, 2765 km2, the largest island in the world located in a lake, is part of an archipelago at the top of Lake Huron straddling the Ontario-Michigan border. Its northern shore encloses the North Channel, which leads to the St Mary's River at Sault Ste Marie.
Manitoulin Island, 2765 km2, the largest island in the world located in a lake, is part of an archipelago at the top of Lake Lake Huron straddling the Ontario-Michigan border. Its northern shore encloses the North Channel, which leads to the St Mary's River at Sault Ste Marie. An extension of the Niagara Peninsula, Manitoulin Island has an irregular, rocky shoreline and many interior lakes.
In the 17th century, it was part of the territory occupied by the Odawa, who called it Mnidoo Mnis, meaning "island of the Great Spirit." The Odawa believed that Mnidoo or Manitou dwelt on the island. Jesuit missionaries arrived in 1648, but their mission was short-lived. The island was sporadically inhabited until the 1830s when it became the centre of Aboriginal administration for northern Ontario. First Nations from across the region were settled here and others visited to receive their annual presents from the British government. In 1862, the provincial government purchased most of the island from the First Nations, except for the most northeastern section. By this time, settlers were arriving to clear farms. The island's First Nations now live on small reserves, including Wikwemikong, the unceded reserve of the Odawa and Ojibwa.
Though the island is fertile only in spots, farming has always been a major economic activity. Turkey production thrived after 1920 and by 1930, the island was one of the most important sheep-rearing areas in Ontario. Logging dates from the 1860s and commercial fishing for whitefish and trout was a
- Property Address: Lot 10, Concession 12, Manitoulin Island
- Property Type: Residential
- Structure Type: Residential