Boathouses Paperback – Mar 15 2006
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Brimming with design ideas and practical advice, this book offers inspiration for cottagers, decorators -- even landlocked homeowners. (Doctor's Review)
The strength of Boathouses is in its photography... a good addition to any cottage, or boathouse, table. (Zander Sherman Muskoka Magazine)
Filled with history and photographs... that will leave you dreaming of owning one of these lovely boathouses someday. (The Cottager)
Each boathouse is featured over several pages, with luminous interior and exterior photos... plenty of stories and anecdotes... All together, the boats, the boathouses and the many beautiful vistas combine to create a pleasant diversion for readers who want to immerse themselves in Muskoka's distinct culture. (Carolyn Leitch Globe and Mail 2006-06-16)
The beautifully illustrated tome walks you through 45 fantastic boathouses in Muskoka... An excellent gift for anyone with a retreat in the Muskoka area, this book might snag you a weekend invite. (Jenn Houlihan Style at Home 2006-08-01)
A lovely album of high-end boat shelters and their associated residences. (Woodenboat Review)
The rustic, the charming, the glamorous and the grand!... The inspiring sitting rooms, kitchens, beds and baths are filled with decorating ideas galore. (Cottage Style)
Brimming with rich, detailed photographs, design ideas and practical advice, this book is essential for cottagers, decorators, architects -- even landlocked homeowners. (Great Lakes Boating Magazine)
Boathouses would be a good addition to any cottage, or boathouse, table. (Zander Sherman Muskoka Magazine)
This [book] offers inspiration and insight for any designer whether working at the cottage level all the way up to full-sized Victorian representations.... A popular pick. (The Midwest Book Review: California Bookwatch 2007-02-01)
[Ross]' passion for the region and its beauty if hard to resist. (Liz Campbell FYI (Oakville) 2012-09-30)
About the Author
As one of North America's finest photographers, John de Visser's images have been featured in more than 40 books, including Summer Cottages and The Thousand Islands. He lives in Cobourg, Ontario.
Judy Ross's travel and lifestyle articles have appeared in House and Home, Cottage Life, Town and Country, and Travel and Leisure. She has co-authored five previous books with John de Visser. She lives in Collingwood, Ontario.See all Product Description
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Building a house on water is different from building a house on land," says Gordon Brown, the contractor who built this Lake Joseph boathouse for Barry and Louise Needier. Read the first page
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Diane C. Donovan
finest boat houses all around the Great Lakes. Instead it is a limited selection of mostly uninspiring, older boathouses
all from the same area of Canada. Nearly a waste of money.