Sandbanks Summer Village

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Experience What Has Reporters Buzzing

Own a cottage is in the Heart of the Most Newsworthy Cottage Destination

The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Sun, and En Route Magazine have all published articles this month that highlight the unique assets and reasons why Prince Edward County is becoming one of the top destinations for vacations.

Visit Sandbanks Summer Village this autumn and experience what inspired these journalists to write about us. We are offering a Fall Experience Package at a reduced rate to experience the best of Prince Edward County. If you buy a cottage this fall, you will receive $5,000 bonus dollars that you can use towards customizing your cottage. Don’t miss your chance to be in your dream cottage for 2015 cottage season.

For more information, call us at 613-476-5286 or email us at

Read the articles about The County, and Sandbanks Summer Village below:

Where life’s the beaches, boating and islands

By Tracy Hanes, The Toronto Star

Set in the popular artistic and culinary destination, the 80-acre development on East Lake is as much about the community as it is the cottages… Amenities include a 6,300-square-foot, open-air pavilion with high-definition movie screen, games room, saltwater family pool and sports courts. As well, there’s a playground, nature trails, private beach and a new adult infinity pool and fitness centre. Lake activities include paddle boats and a large, motorized pontoon offers cruises from the Sandbanks Summer Village dock.


Top 10 fall wine getaways in Canada

By Nicole Feenstra, The Toronto Sun

Gorgeous Prince Edward County is a great fall destination for travellers from Toronto and Ottawa who will enjoy the autumn drive and delicious wines after reaching their destination. The nine wineries here produce exciting vintages, from more traditional wines like Chardonnay and Riesling to interesting fruit wines. Make time to visit the villages on your way for locally produced cheeses, gourmet hot dogs and more.


Wine Review: Rosehall Run The Certain Ratio 2012, Ontario

By Beppi Crosariol, The Globe and Mail

Dan Sullivan, the very talented force behind the crush pad and fermenter at Rosehall Run in Prince Edward County, proves with this wine that he’s a superb blender in the cellar, too. The “certain ratio” refers to the final grape mix, established after Sullivan sampled many combinations from barrels maturing at the winery. The cabernet sauvignon and merlot (45 per cent and 34 per cent, respectively) came from vineyards in Niagara while the cabernet franc (21 per cent) was grown at the Rosehall Run estate in Eastern Ontario. From a good growing season in Ontario, this succulent red delivers flavours of wild berries, vanilla and a hint of forest underbrush for some savoury zip. The tannins are fine-grained and elegant. Try it with roast beef, steak or grilled lamb chops (


Canadian Vineyards: 3 Insider Tours From Top Winemakers

By Chris Johns & Amy Rosen, En Route Magazine

Partridge Hollow, Lucks Crossroad, Babylon Road. The names of the country roads etched into Prince Edward County match the movie-set landscape of rolling hills and gabled barns that surrounds them. It’s nearing midday, and I’m driving around with Norman Hardie, a local winemaker celebrated for his distinct, elegant Burgundian-style chardonnays and pinot noirs who has offered to show me his adopted home county. Hardie, a former sommelier for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, is known in wine circles as a cool-climate specialist. Born in South Africa, he worked in vineyards the world over before settling on this impressive 86-acre property two hours from Toronto, where dogs and apprentices mingle with guests lingering on the patio over pizza from the wood-fired limestone oven.