$999,000 Sold

2189 Buckslide Road, Algonquin Highlands

Welcome to 2189 Buckslide Road!

• Hidden in the woods is a remarkable 200-acre property that provides an escape from the modern world and takes you back to a simpler time.  This is the ultimate sanctuary for those looking for peace and quiet. The magnificent Haliburton forest surrounds the property providing complete and total privacy.

• At the end of a long driveway you come upon a stunning open meadow and wetlands. The original fieldstone home is perched upon a hill and provides beautiful views in all directions.

•2189 Buckslide is a Gardener’s Dream. There are bountiful perennial, herb, vegetable and native gardens. The gardens attract a multitude of birds, bees and butterflies. There are apple trees, a plum tree and lilac bushes that date back over a century. The property is covered in wild strawberries, raspberry and gooseberry bushes.

Large covered post and beam porches grace the fronts of both houses, from which one can enjoy the gardens.

• This historic Algonquin Highlands 4-bedroom, 2 bath home is loaded with warmth, charm and character.  The original fieldstone home built in the 1870’s is perfectly married with a historic log house that was relocated from the shores of Maple Lake.

• This special property has been thoughtfully and beautifully designed and decorated to respect and maintain the integrity and authenticity of the original home. It’s historic character shines while catering to all the comforts of modern life.

•. Timeless choices that will remain beautiful and relevant, no matter how many years pass. What was old is new again.

• Upon entering the house, you are greeted by a large foyer/mudroom with laundry facilities, heated pine floors, exposed beams and vaulted ceilings. Just off the foyer is the main floor 3-piece bathroom.

Stone Home

• The original fieldstone home includes a charming country kitchen and large dining area with pine flooring and 3 original farmhouse windows and walkout that display the depth of the walls and the solidity of the house.

•a spacious 2nd level master bedroom with vaulted ceilings, pine flooring, view overlooking the meadow and 3 PC ensuite bath including a claw foot tub.

•. On the lower level of the stone home is a cozy bedroom with walkout, exposed post and beam and maple flooring.

Log House

•. The hand-hewn log house living room is brimming with charm and warmth and features heated pine flooring, a walkout and a gorgeous Rumsfeld fireplace.

• The 2nd floor of the log house was renovated in 2018 to include 2 new bedrooms that retain the historic charm of the home while seamlessly incorporating a modern lifestyle.


•  There is also a recently refurbished and beautifully finished guest house that features, a large living area with painted white pine vaulted ceilings, a child’s playroom (or potential extra bedroom or office) with cove lighting, a lovely kitchenette area with sink and fridge, and a spacious guest bedroom with 3 piece bath.


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The 4800 square foot commercial grade garage is the ideal place to work and store your toys. The potential in this huge space is endless.

Well lit, incredibly well insulated and offering heated floors, it features 5 double garage doors and is separated internally by a dividing wall into 2 sections.  It features an interior heated closet to dry one’s outdoor gear and a Tesla at home charging station.

The garage is outfitted with water access and an independent distribution board.

• The three main buildings (home, guest house and garage) are uniquely heated by a German engineered and built wood fired hot water system that provides radiant in-floor heat throughout the main buildings. There is an option to use oil instead of wood to heat the system at your convenience

• Each house is equipped with its own septic system, hot water tank, distribution boards and access for location controlled radiant heat adjustment.

• The property is classified farm zoning which allows for a huge potential of possibilities and benefits.

*Each office independently owned and operated.  An Aaron Berning Design  ©2016 Team Haliburton Highlands