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Falcon Lake - Photography: Michael Roberts

Home Away from Home

By Kelly Gray
Photography: Michael Roberts

Timber Ridge Homes builds properties that offer an escape from the stresses of the daily grind. And they do it with an eye toward creating cottage country vacation homes that take lake life to a higher level.

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A Cabin Builder Succumbs to the Lure of Cottage Life

STORY BY HARRIET ZAIDMAN

THE COTTAGER, JULY/AUGUST 2018

Most articles about cottage families relate the stories of several generations that have watched the sun rise and set over lakes and forests. The family narrative usually includes cabins that evolved into cottages and now, decades later, into fully equipped four season homes. Their stories always include the appreciation of the coming together that cottage life provides.

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Family Time at Flanders Lake

STORY BY PAT ST.GERMAIN

THE COTTAGER, MARCH/APRIL 2012

Faced with an empty nest, most couples think about downsizing. Lynn and Randy Hiebert are not like most couples. After their two sons flew the coop and got married, the Hieberts decided they were going to need a bigger cottage.

“The dream was that we were going to have grandchildren. And where were we going to put the grandchildren?” Lynn says. Unlike many construction projects, this one came to fruition right on schedule.

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