Magnificent waterfront estate features a main house and guest cottage. Gorgeous views and beautifully manicured gardens. Gated property offering privacy. Tennis court and in-ground pool. Professionally equipped kitchen with staff quarters. Beach and dock on 700 ft. of waterfront on navigable Lake Echo. Only 45 minutes from Montreal or Tremblant. Built in the manner of an old Norwegian country home, this magnificent estate is truly a unique property which has had many vocations from Jesuit retreat , to exclusive inn, to corporate retreat and now a family's country home featuring heated pool, private beach, tennis court, 2 level 7 car car garage and helipad. From the moment you arrive at the gates and drive up the long driveway, you are surrounded by park-like grounds with mature trees and manicured lawns. The manor sits on a knoll overlooking the beautiful lake. A separate guest cottage, by the waterfront, provides additional privacyThe manor retains much of its original architecture such as the pine plank walls , beamed ceilings with hand painted details as well as hand painted doors. The front hall has massive slate tiles and wood carved staircase.Each bedroom has its own updated ensuite bathroom and it is possible to combine some to create an incredible master suite, if required.The kitchen, updated with new cabinet doors and granite counters, would be a budding chef's delight yet sufficient for a full fledged chef with its professional equipment.The living areas are spacious and versatile with enough room for everyone to pursue different activities. Two outdoor eating/sitting areas complement the indoor spaces. Hot tub/ jacuzzi on terrace overlooking lakeThe guest cottage, completely redone recently with new kitchen, new bathroom and wrap around deck, is a gem! Each house has a separate heating system and septic tanks. A generator services both if needed. The manor has sprinklers, and a commercial heating and ventilation system . 2016-built 2 level garage with workshop is a car lovers dream. Additional garage space is available in the form of a storage barn. With over 350,000 square feet of land, the property can be subdivided and developed further. However, as is, it is an oasis of peace and privacy a short 45 minute drive from Montreal or Tremblant.