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Big Hawk Lake

Find your perfect waterfront cottage on Big Hawk Lake today! Whether you’re looking to design and build a unique family heirloom or purchase one of these beautiful existing properties, you’ll find what you’re looking for on Big Hawk Lake.

Big Hawk Lake in Ontario Canada in the autumn showing scenic landscape view of lake and forest

Big Hawk Lake Waterfront Cottages Statistics

Average Price $914K
Lowest Price $1
Highest Price $88M
Total Listings 96,204
Avg. Price/SQFT $21.1K

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Big Hawk Lake Waterfront Cottages

Big Hawk Lake waterfront cottages are situated just north of the town of Carnarvon in Haliburton County.

Located a little over two hours from the Greater Toronto Area and less than four hours from Ottawa, these properties are perfect for city residents looking for a private getaway, or ready for full-time country living. 

There’s always something to do in Big Hawk Lake, no matter what time of year it is. Fishing, hiking, biking, boating, and watersports are common summer activities, while snowboarding, ice fishing, and skating are popular in the winter months. 

Many different types of fish can be found in Big Hawk Lake, such as:

  • Rock Bass

  • Smallmouth Bass

  • Largemouth Bass

  • Yellow Perch

  • Lake Whitefish

Other lakes in the area include: 

  • Clear Lake

  • Little Hawk Lake

  • Sherborne Lake

  • Halls Lake

  • Boshkung Lake

Big Hawk Lake Real Estate

Big Hawk Lake waterfront cottages come in multiple varieties, so there’s sure to be something to suit whatever it is you’re looking for. 

From modern, two-story properties with oversized wrap-around decks that provide homeowners with panoramic views of this gorgeous lake to smaller, more nostalgic cottages with intimate living rooms for sharing lasting memories with friends and family, these elegant waterfront properties are sure to impress.

Big Hawk Lake isn’t very deep, so many of these properties enjoy a gentle slope down from the cottage to the beach, many of which contain private docks and boat launches. 

Due to the unique shape of the lake, there are multiple natural bays and inlets in the lakeshore of Big Hawk Lake, so many of these waterfront cottages have private beaches and docks, perfect for enjoying the Ontario sun set over Big Hawk Lake in peaceful seclusion. 

Towns Near Big Hawk Lake

Just south of Big Hawk Lake is the quaint town of Carnarvon, where Big Hawk Lake residents can enjoy the local convenience store, garden center, and more. 

Carnarvon is also home to multiple restaurants, such as The Mill Pond and Boshkung Brewing Lakeside, where locals can share pints and stories while overlooking the beautiful Mirror Lake.

For golf enthusiasts looking to get a quick fix, Carnarvon Family Golf offers a great experience complete with a driving range as well as a smaller-sized mini putt course and batting cages.

Twenty minutes east of Carnarvon leads to the small town of Haliburton, which is considerably larger than Carnarvon and includes a post office, grocery store, LCBO and other amenities.

Haliburton also contains numerous local shops and boutiques to easily spend a day getting lost among. 

FAQs About Big Hawk Lake

Q: Where is Big Hawk Lake located in Ontario?
A: Big Hawk Lake is located in the Algonquin Highlands area of Haliburton County, Ontario.

Q: What is there to do in Big Hawk Lake?
A: Big Hawk Lake has plenty of things to do for residents, such as swimming, fishing, and more.

Q: What type of fish are there in Big Hawk Lake?
A: Big Hawk Lake is home to plenty of different types of fish, such as Lake Trout, Whitefish, Bass and Perch.

Gorgeous sunset view of Haliburton lake waters near a dock

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