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Historic Wilderness Reserve: Canada's Largest, Most Pristine Listing

Mar 5 2013 12:00AM

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MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwire) -- 03/05/13 -- Editors Note: There are five photos and a video associated with this release.

Sotheby's International Realty Canada and Jones Lang LaSalle announce the joint listing of Kenauk, one of the largest and most remarkable, privately held pieces of land in North America with 70 private lakes and 102 kilometres of breathtaking frontage.

The impressive 65,000-acre parcel of land is located between Ottawa, the nation's capital, and Montreal, a short 50-minute drive from both on the newly open HWY 50 connecting both cities. The quaint village of Montebello, Quebec neighbours this land, and is home to the world-renowned Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello, a destination of choice for world leaders for decades, having hosted a G-7 summit, NATO meetings and a North American Leaders Summit.

A protected wilderness reserve, Kenauk boasts an abundance of spectacular fauna and wildlife and a pristine river that winds through the land, flowing for 15 kilometres from Lac Papineau towards the Ottawa River, in addition to the 70 private lakes.

Kenauk is home to a private and secure gated community encompassing 13 luxury chalets and an exclusive marina, and can be traversed by hundreds of kilometers of existing roads. The aim of the seller is for the idyllic, 65,000-acre landmass to be transferred to the next owner as a single territory in its entirety.

"The sale of this property offers an unprecedented opportunity to secure a piece of Canada's history, with roots deeply entrenched in the history of the region and of the nation," says Herbert Ratsch, listing agent with Sotheby's International Realty Canada. "The area has attracted some of the world's most prominent leaders and political figures, providing further appeal for international visionaries looking to own a historic piece of land."

The property is listed at $81,250,000 CDN ($1,250 CDN per acre).

Additional photos and information surrounding the history of Kenauk can be found at kenaukmontebello.com.

About Sotheby's International Realty Canada

Combining the world's most prestigious real estate brand with local market knowledge and specialized marketing expertise, Sotheby's International Realty Canada is the leading real estate sales and marketing company for the country's most exceptional properties. With offices in over 20 residential and resort markets nationwide, our professional associates provide the highest caliber of real estate service, unrivaled local and international marketing solutions and a global affiliate sales network of approximately 600 offices in more than 45 countries to manage the real estate portfolios of discerning clients from around the world. For further information, visit www.sothebysrealty.ca.

About Jones Lang LaSalle

Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. With annual revenue of $3.9 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle operates in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services to a property portfolio of 2.6 billion square feet. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $47.0 billion of real estate assets under management. For further information, visit www.jll.ca.

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