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5 beds 1.5 baths
36 Traverse Lake Lane Elgin, ON SIGN # 159236


One-of-a-kind hobby farm with a custom-built home situated on 37 acres in the heart of the Rideau Lakes. Enjoy being totally off-grid on this property that offers plenty of space and privacy.

This gorgeous home was built in 2015 and has five bedrooms,1.5 baths with a free-flowing layout and design. Large windows flood the home with natural light and allow you to view the beautiful outside countryside.

The home features an open-concept living room, dining room and chef's kitchen with a breakfast island and lots of cupboards and counter space. There is a formal dining area and a living room with a cozy wood fireplace along with five bedrooms and a full bathroom and powder room. The 3-season, screened sunroom is ideal for relaxing and enjoying summer breezes.

A custom-built barn (24-ft x 48-ft.) has three large stalls, a heated tack room with running water year-round. It has a full hayloft and a 120 x 90-ft. There is a heated and insulated workshop, garden shed and storage shed where you can enjoy a multitude of hobbies.

Make your own maple syrup in the (12-ft. x 16-ft.) sugar shack with a 500-gallon collection tank and 2-pan evaporator. The property has approximately 150 taps with a fully pipelined gravity system. Enjoy growing your own vegetables in the raised vegetable garden beds.

There are outdoor runs from two stalls for chickens and turkeys as well as an outdoor pigsty with covered area and loading chute. An independent solar electrical system is capable of running the electric fencing, lights and hay elevator.

The house has a high efficiency wall-hung propane boiler and hydronic baseboards throughout with an EPA certified wood stove. There is ductless air conditioning and a high efficiency HRV with EMC motor. Hot water is provided by a propane boiler with solar preheat.

The electrical system is fully off-grid with 4 kW solar panels and two 400W wind turbines. There is a 15kW propane back-up generator and a 1500 ampere-hour battery bank. The system is fully automatic and requires only periodic refilling of the water in the batteries.

Traverse Lake nearby is ideal for bass fishing and boating.

Directions to property:
From Kingston, go north on Battersea Road through the village of Battersea. Keep heading north until you come to the "Welcome to Rideau Lakes Township" sign. Turn right onto Simpson Road and travel approximately 1.5 kms. Turn right on Traverse Lake Lane. The house is the second driveway on the right hand side with a Canadian flag at the end of the driveway.

For more information, or to schedule a viewing, please contact the owner through a professional answering service at 613-423-1100 and quote ID# 159236. Please leave your name, number and e-mail address and the owner will respond promptly.

Room Dimensions:

Kitchen -- 18.5 x 12.5
Living Room -- 18.5 x 12.5
Dining Room -- 11.0 x 18.5
Master Bedroom -- 13.6 x 10.0
4-piece Bathroom -- 10.0 x 5.0
2nd Bedroom -- 12.0 x 10.0
3rd Bedroom -- 12.0 x 10.0
4th Bedroom -- 12.5 x 10.0
5th Bedroom -- 10.0 x 10.0
2-Piece Powder Room -- 7.0 x 3.0
3-Season Sunroom -- 12.5 x 10.5
Front Foyer -- 11.0 x 10.5

Property Details

  • Property Type:
    Detached House
  • Property Use:
    Recreational, Residential
  • Age:
    3 years old (circa 2016)
  • Exterior:
  • Flooring:
    Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Laminate
  • Levels:
  • Roof Age:
    3 years old (circa 2016)
  • Basement:
  • Cabinets:
    Solid Wood
  • Garage:
  • Driveway:
  • Heat Method:
    Baseboard, Boiler, Stove
  • Heat Source:
    Propane, Wood
  • Zoning:
  • Lot:
    1,611,720 sq. ft. / 37.00 ac. (149,729 m2)
  • Lot Dimensions:
    1850 x 1400
  • Water Source:
  • Waste Water:
    Septic Field

Location Details

  • High School
  • Middle School
  • Primary School
  • Golf Course
  • Lake
  • Church
  • School Bus Route



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