Outstanding post and beam western red cedar two-storey home sited on a private 41-acre lot with a panoramic view of Rice Lake. Enjoy the peaceful scenery of the lake and the tranquil sounds of nature on this family-owned property since 1876 that was once the home of Canadian Pioneer Writer Catherine Parr Traill. The home features a light-infused interior; an open concept kitchen with center island overlooking the dining area; a large living room with expansive windows, cathedral ceiling, and a gas fireplace; and main floor master bedroom with 4 -piece ensuite bath. The loft area features an office area; guest bedroom; and a separate 3 -piece bath. Lower walkout level features 9-foot ceilings; large family room with incredible views of Rice Lake, wood stove, and separate kitchenette; addition of three bedrooms; separate 4-piece bath; and utility room.