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Bobs Lake

Bobs Lake is located on the southern side of Haliburton County, 15 minutes away from all the amenities of Minden and just north of Gull Lake. This small lake has some incredible waterfront cottages available for sale, as well as open lot options for those looking to design and build their own lakeside home.

Dock on bright blue Bob Lake

Bobs Lake Waterfront Cottages Statistics

Average Price $818K
Lowest Price $0
Highest Price $88M
Total Listings 132,831
Avg. Price/SQFT $1.2K

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Bobs Lake Waterfront Cottages

Located less than two hours away from the Greater Toronto Area and less than four hours away from Ottawa, Bobs Lake is a perfect option for those looking for a private retreat from the hustle and bustle of the big city, while still remaining close enough that it makes sense for a weekend getaway. 

At over 500 acres of surface area, this midsize lake is served by the Bobs Lake Association, a volunteer-based organization that looks after and protects Bobs Lake and its environment. 

Bobs Lake waterfront cottages are varied, with some properties containing small bungalows, perfect for intimate, nostalgic gatherings with close friends and family. Others are large modern cottages, ideal for investment homes or second properties.

These large properties are typically quite elegant, with wrap-around decks containing fire pits for all-season cookouts. 

Due to the gentle slope down to Bobs Lake, walk-out basements are typical features of waterfront cottages here, with pathways leading to decks for incredible panoramic views of this idyllic southern Ontario lake. 

Many Bobs Lake cottages are lined along the shorelines of the stunning waters, allowing you the perfect opportunity to take advantage of all of the waterfront activities people fall in love with in Haliburton County.

For those interested in seeing their exact dream house built before their eyes, Bobs Lake acts as the perfect canvas, with multiple open lots available for potential homeowners.

Bobs Lake is also distinct among Haliburton County lakes in that it has several small islands available with walkways to the mainland, so you can enjoy your own private secluded island without having to access it only by boat.

The cottages in Bobs Lake offer the height of outdoor living, with some properties even offering private docks, ideal for those who want the serenity and privacy of lakefront living in all of its glory.

Towns near Bobs Lake

While Bobs Lake is quite secluded, there are a number of towns that serve this small lake, so residents never have to travel too far for necessities.

Residents of Bobs Lake love being less than 15 minutes away from the township of Minden, providing them with grocery stores, banks, LCBO, gas stations, and a post office. 

Minden also has numerous local restaurants, breweries, and boutiques to explore while stocking up for your Bob Lake stay.

Carnarvon is another small Ontario town close to Bobs Lake.

Things To Do Near Bobs Lake

Bobs Lake real estate owners are never lacking in things to do, with various activities available on the lake and in the area year-round. 

On the lake, boating and various water sports are common summer activities for residents, as well as fishing. 

Bobs Lake is an ideal fishing spot, with multiple species of fish that swim the waters, such as lake trout, smallmouth bass, yellow perch, and more. 

During the winter months, Bobs Lake becomes a great place for ice fishing, skating, and exploring the nearby area via snowmobile.

Those looking to get their golf fix can head north to the Blairhampton Golf Course, just half an hour away. 

FAQs About Bob Lake

Q: Where is Bob Lake located?
A: Bob Lake is located in Minden Hills and is one of the closest lakes to the town of Minden.

Q: Are there other lakes near Bob Lake?
A: Bob Lake is located near Gull Lake, which is quite a bit larger than Bob Lake.

Q: How far is Bob Lake away from the Greater Toronto Area?
A: Bob Lake is situated just an hour and a half away from the Greater Toronto Area, making it close for residents. 

Gorgeous sunset view of Haliburton lake waters near a dock

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