Gravenhurst

The town of Gravenhurst can be found between Lake Muskoka (the largest lake in the region) & the more modest Gull Lake, about 15 kms south of Bracebridge. Both of the community's notable lakes boast stunning lakefront properties, featuring docks stretching out toward the center.

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Gravenhurst Real Estate Stats

Average Home Price $939K
Lowest Priced Home $89.9K
Highest Listing Price $10.9M
Total Property Listings 33
Avg. Price/SQFT $1.3K

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1765 Gravenhurst Parkway, Gravenhurst

$219,000

1765 Gravenhurst Parkway, Gravenhurst

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Vacant Land MLS® # 40192789

CENTURY 21 B.J. ROTH REALTY LTD., BROKERAGE, GRAVENHURST - M414

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1218 Kilworthy Rd, Gravenhurst

$1,499,900

1218 Kilworthy Rd, Gravenhurst

4 Beds 3 Baths 0 SqFt Single Family MLS® # X5448539

FARIS TEAM REAL ESTATE

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205 Fernwood Drive, Gravenhurst

$574,900

205 Fernwood Drive, Gravenhurst

5 Beds 2 Baths 925 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40191030

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS NORTH, BROKERAGE, BRACEBRIDGE - M438

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190 Winewood Avenue E, Gravenhurst

$549,000

190 Winewood Avenue E, Gravenhurst

2 Beds 3 Baths 1,056 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40191909

COLDWELL BANKER THE REAL ESTATE CENTRE, BROKERAGE, ORILLIA - CBTREC

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200 Winewood Avenue E, Gravenhurst

$549,000

200 Winewood Avenue E, Gravenhurst

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,050 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40191844

COLDWELL BANKER THE REAL ESTATE CENTRE, BROKERAGE, ORILLIA - CBTREC

135 Hill Street, Gravenhurst

$599,900

135 Hill Street, Gravenhurst

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,152 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40190522

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS NORTH, BROKERAGE, GRAVENHURST - M442

5820 Kahshe Lake, Gravenhurst

$260,000

5820 Kahshe Lake, Gravenhurst

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Vacant Land MLS® # 40190012

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS NORTH, BROKERAGE, HUNTSVILLE - M437

1081 Art Crisp Rd, Gravenhurst

$349,900

1081 Art Crisp Rd, Gravenhurst

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Vacant Land MLS® # X5441665

CENTURY 21 B.J. ROTH REALTY LTD.

1007 Racoon Road Unit# 57, Gravenhurst

$159,000

1007 Racoon Road Unit# 57, Gravenhurst

1 Bed 1 Bath 535 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40189272

ROYAL LEPAGE LAKES OF MUSKOKA REALTY, BROKERAGE, BRACEBRIDGE -M59

1164 Muriel Crescent, Gravenhurst

$249,900

1164 Muriel Crescent, Gravenhurst

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Vacant Land MLS® # 40188471

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS NORTH, BROKERAGE, GRAVENHURST - M442

1032 Balfour Woods Road, Gravenhurst

$1,895,000

1032 Balfour Woods Road, Gravenhurst

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,569 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40187758

ROYAL LEPAGE LAKES OF MUSKOKA - CLARKE MUSKOKA REALTY BROKERAGE-PORT CARLING-M306

1019 Southwood Road, Gravenhurst

$180,000

1019 Southwood Road, Gravenhurst

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Vacant Land MLS® # 40187797

CENTURY 21 B.J. ROTH REALTY LTD., BROKERAGE, ORILLIA - M428

Gravenhurst Area Information

The town of Gravenhurst in southeast Ontario - known as the Gateway to Muskoka - is a premier destination and transport hub for Ontario’s popular Cottage Country region. The area is popular with holidaymakers, outdoor enthusiasts, and homebuyers looking to get away from the big city (without being too far from it).

Gravenhurst is around 15 minutes south of Bracebridge to the northeast, and 1 hour 30 minutes from Toronto to the south. The main transport route is Highway 11, which runs up from the south before diverting eastward towards Bracebridge.

Rail service to Gravenhurst was suspended in 2012, but there is still an inter-city bus service from Toronto as well as the nearby Muskoka Airport.

Gravenhurst incorporates a large area of almost 520 square kilometres. This area includes those of the historic townships Wood, Morrison, Ryde, and Muskoka.

The town of Gravenhurst has many miles of land bordering scenic lakes and waterways, including Gull Lake and Muskoka Lake. This area contains hundreds of rugged islands, inlets, rivers, and smaller bodies of water that make it an ideal destination for those who enjoy lakeside living and recreation.

Gravenhurst Real Estate

Situated around some stunning lakes, like Kahshe, Sparrow, Muldrew, and Muskoka, the real estate market of Gravenhurst has a fantastic selection of lakeside cottages, cabins, and homes.

The vast majority of Gravenhurst real estate display a traditional wood-frame and lap siding style. Add in generously sized decks, dormer windows, and exterior finishes in white and slate blue, and you have a recipe for cozy homes that are both attractive and manage to blend in to the surrounding landscape.

Interiors for Gravenhurst homes for sale are often completed with prominent use of bare wood, both for walls and floors, as well as many cozy alcoves and attic spaces. Open plan designs with well-located fireplaces, laundry facilities and parking make for convenient living, even in the harshest of winters.

Many of the lakeside homes also have boat houses, lifts, and docks of their own for enjoying the water.

Also, keep a look out for available islands and plots of land - the perfect opportunity to build your own cottage country getaway.

Things to Do in Gravenhurst

As the Gateway to Muskoka, Gravenhurst is packed full of attractions representative of this beautiful and fascinating region.

Gravenhurst was also the main departure point for travellers making their way across the water to various holiday homes and cabins. One legacy of this history is the historic ships that still depart from the Muskoka Wharf. Named Segwin and Wenonah, these are some of the oldest functioning steam ships in North America.

Some other notable sites and attractions in and around Gravenhurst include:

  • The Gravenhurst Opera House
  • The Muskoka Steamship Museum
  • The Tree Museum
  • Bethune Memorial House
  • Gravenhurst Narrows Lighthouse

There are also a number of popular events and festivals. Regular showings at the Muskoka Drive-In, or the farmers market are two examples. There is also a barge at Gull Lake which hosts Sunday night music events.

Other annual events include:

  • The Gravenhurst Car Show
  • ACBS Antique Boat Show
  • Rib Fest
  • Dockside Festival

Gravenhurst is a fantastic location for enjoying the great outdoors. The summers are ideal for swimming and sunbathing (especially at the Gull Lake Park beach), boating, fishing, and hiking, while the winters offer cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, skating, and snowmobiling.

You can also visit the Queen Elizabeth II Park and Torrance Barrens.

Gravenhurst History

Activity relevant to the establishment of Gravenhurst began in the early to mid 19th century. Gravenhurst got its start as a modern settlement thanks to the local lumber industry, offering a processing centre in the area, conveniently located on the water for easy transport. The building of a road and development of steam ship service on the lake in the middle of the 19th century sped up this process.

During World War 2 the area hosted both a training site for the Norwegian Airforce, and a POW camp for captured German soldiers.

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