Bob Lake

Bob 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

Bob Lake Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $850K
Lowest Price $0
Highest Price $205M
Total Listings 153,748
Avg. Price/SQFT $801

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Bob Lake Area Information

Located less than two hours away from the Greater Toronto Area and less than four hours away from Ottawa, Bob 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 Bob Lake Association, a volunteer based organization that looks after and protects Bob Lake and its environment. 

Bob Lake Real Estate Information

Bob 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 Bob 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. 

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

Bob 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.

Towns near Bob Lake

While Bob 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 Bob 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 Bob Lake.

Things To Do Near Bob Lake

Bob 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. 

Bob 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, Bob 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 nearby 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.