Full Of Bays & Inlets

Farquhar Lake

Find your ideal waterfront cottage on Farquhar Lake! Located on the eastern side of Haliburton County, this unique lake is full of bays and inlets, so cottage owners tend to have their own private views of this beautiful lake, typical of the Southern Ontario lakes region.

Yellow canoe sitting on the edge of a lake

Farquhar 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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Farquhar Lake Area Information

Located on the eastern side of Haliburton County, this placid lake is home to numerous beautiful waterfront cottages. 

Farquhar Lake residents love the seclusion this lake provides while still being close to major Ontario cities, as it’s located a little over two hours away from the Greater Toronto Area and three hours away from Ottawa.

And since it’s located just ten minutes north of the town of Wilberforce, residents of Farquhar Lake are never far from amenities, as this town provides a gas station, LCBO, post office, general store, library, and diner.

Wilberforce is also home to the Wilberforce Agricultural Society, an organization that hosts the annual Wilberforce Fair, an authentic country fair experience with numerous attractions, such as:

  • Pony Pull

  • Horse Draw

  • Children’s Pedal Tractor Pull

  • Nail Driving Contest

  • Scarecrow Building

The Wilberforce Graphite Mine is another local attraction near Farquhar Lake that’s worth the hike just to see the exterior of this abandoned mine and the structures around it. 

Farquhar Lake is the largest of numerous lakes in the area, such as:

  • Grace Lake

  • Dark Lake

  • Cardiff Lake

  • Lower Cardiff Lake

  • Pusey Lake

Farquhar Lake Waterfront Cottages

Farquhar Lake waterfront cottages have the luxury of being located on one of the clearest, deepest lakes in Haliburton County, so homeowners never tire of their lake views. 

The shoreline of Farquhar Lake is made up of multiple inlets and bays, so many properties have their own secluded beach area with docks providing private views of this stunning lake.

These idyllic waterfront properties are usually two-storey, with beautiful wrap-around decks for residents to enjoy the gorgeous sun setting over this peaceful lake.

With an average of 2,000 square feet, these properties perfectly combine modern with nostalgic with upgraded wooden interiors and high vaulted ceilings with large windows that let in an abundance of natural light.

Wooden cabinets afford Farquhar Lake residents more than enough space, and roomy kitchens are a dream to cook in with stainless steel appliances, breakfast nooks and islands — sure to impress friends and family members alike. 

Water Sports in Farquhar Lake

This lake becomes a paradise for those who engage in all sorts of water activities in the summer, such as fishing and boating. 

Many properties contain their own docks and boat launches, making this a great spot for kayaking, paddle boating, and water skiing.

Farquhar Lake is ideal for fishing due to its depth and the many varieties of fish that swim in the lake, such as:

  • Smallmouth Bass

  • Lake Trout

  • Rock Bass

  • Pumpkinseed

FAQs About Farquhar Lake

Q: Where is Farquhar Lake located?
A: Farquhar Lake is located North of Wilberforce off Highway 648 - which is a bit over 2 hours North of Barrie. 

Q: How big is Farquhar Lake?
A: The perimeter of the lake is 13.7 kilometers, with a maximum depth of 171 feet, and an average depth of 60 feet.

Q: Where is the public boat launch for Farquhar Lake located?
A: The public boat launch for Farquhar Lake is located at the end of Buxton Road off of Highway 648.


Gorgeous sunset view of Haliburton lake waters near a dock

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