This cottage season we are focusing on the following:
Building a 10 x 16 Cedar floating dock: We'll need a place to dock our new (used) pontoon boat and a place to unload our building supplies in the future!
Landscaping: Clearing the brush for the cottage will make a huge visual change in the interim. Most of the work can be done with a chainsaw with the help of a back hoe to excavate the trunks and smooth out the land. Every year, we are also trying to plant a few seedings. I love evergreens and these are a good choice for our property as they are less appealing to the beavers who seem to thrive on birch and other softwoods! I loved beavers until we purchased the property and than I soon realized, they can quickly chew their way through a forest!
|The Beaver Dam|
|The Beaver Tree|
Running water- We are currently researching which Jet pump with tank to choose. We are also considering an outdoor shower (what a luxury!)
Photo wall for outhouse- This is my project! The photo wall will display all our progress to date!
This is enough to keep us busy for the entire season. It's been go go go to get to this point and we also want to build in some time to relax and enjoy the property and lake. I hope this post will give you an idea of what to expect for future blog posts and hopefully a reason to check back in on our progress!