Haliburton County Waterfront Properties

Haliburton County is renowned for its spectacular lakes with rugged, rocky shores. This makes it a prime spot for vacation homes and cottages. You can find secluded Haliburton waterfront properties surrounded by forest, as well as attractive lakeside homes and cabins in friendly rural communities. If you're looking for incredibly scenic spot to purchase a waterfront vacation home or year-round residence with sublime views, Haliburton, ON real estate won't disappoint.

Dock and a canoe on Haliburton lake

Haliburton Waterfront Cottages Statistics

Average Home Price $1.2M
Lowest Listing Price $1.4K
Highest Listing Price $40M
Total Property Listings 4,713
Avg. Price/SQFT $708

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418 9th Street E, Owen Sound


418 9th Street E, Owen Sound

4 Beds 2 Baths 0 SqFt Single Family MLS® # X8353842


540 - 15 Iceboat Terrace, Toronto


540 - 15 Iceboat Terrace, Toronto

1 Bed 1 Bath 0 SqFt Single Family MLS® # C8353834


2002 - 59 Annie Craig Drive, Toronto


2002 - 59 Annie Craig Drive, Toronto

2 Beds 1 Bath 0 SqFt Single Family MLS® # W8353732


476 Bayview Drive, Ottawa


476 Bayview Drive, Ottawa

5 Beds 2 Baths 0 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1392826


3815w - 1928 Lake Shore Boulevard W, Toronto


3815w - 1928 Lake Shore Boulevard W, Toronto

2 Beds 2 Baths 0 SqFt Single Family MLS® # W8353620


111 Shoreline Drive, Oro-Medonte


111 Shoreline Drive, Oro-Medonte

2 Beds 1 Bath 881 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40591637

RE/MAX Hallmark Chay Realty Brokerage

1502 - 55 Cooper Street, Toronto


1502 - 55 Cooper Street, Toronto

2 Beds 1 Bath 0 SqFt Single Family MLS® # C8353512


7 B677 Shasha Island, Archipelago (twp)


7 B677 Shasha Island, Archipelago (twp)

2 Beds 1 Bath 1,118 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40591371

Century 21 B.J. Roth Realty Ltd. Brokerage

21140 Hwy 41 Highway, Denbigh


21140 Hwy 41 Highway, Denbigh

3 Beds 3 Baths 0 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 1392805


77 Mcarthur Drive, Penetanguishene


77 Mcarthur Drive, Penetanguishene

6 Beds 4 Baths 0 SqFt Single Family MLS® # S8353342


9840 Baseline Road, Wellington


9840 Baseline Road, Wellington

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,138 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40591723


32 Long Island, Otonabee-South Monaghan


32 Long Island, Otonabee-South Monaghan

3 Beds 1 Bath 0 SqFt Single Family MLS® # X8352896


Haliburton County ON Waterfront Cottages

Haliburton County includes an incredible range of lakeside properties around one of its many scenic lakes. These lakes vary from the small to the large, and in terms of their seclusion as well. 

Homes styles for these lakeside properties can be anything from mid-century modern cabins to modern builds to rural farmhouse designs. Almost universal among these are the large windows, wrap-around decks, and lakeside features like docks and jetties. 

Sizes for lakeside houses and waterfront cottages for sale in Haliburton County range from around 700 to 2,000 square feet. Varying between 1 and 2 storeys high, these homes blend well into the trees and rocky shores of Haliburton County’s shorelines, providing a serene getaway from the busier towns and urban areas to the south. 

Common exterior features include wood frame and lap siding, large fireplaces, generously sized lots surrounded by pristine forests, walkout basements, ample storage, and loft spaces.

Interiors are as comfortable as the outdoors and have a charming appeal. Expect open interiors with wood accents, many windows, and generally excellent fittings and utilities which make these homes great year-round. 

Haliburton waterfront cottages for sale are the peak of finding the perfect balance between getaway and living in the beauty of nature, all while living in a rustic yet updated cabin home with all you could need and more. 

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Haliburton Area Information

Haliburton County is an administrative area in central Ontario, covering around 4,071 square kilometres of the Canadian Shield, a geographic area defined by rocky lakes and vast forests. 

Haliburton County’s neighbors include Nipissing to the north, Hastings to the east and southeast, Peterborough to the south, and Muskoka and Kawartha Lakes to the west. Within Haliburton County, there are four municipalities:

  • Algonquin Highlands
  • Dysart et al
  • Highlands East
  • Minden Hills

Towns in Haliburton include Haliburton, Minden, Lutterworth, Gooderham, Tory Hill, Wilberforce, Harcourt, Eagle Lake, Carnarvon, and Fort Irwin. Haliburton County includes a large portion of parkland in its northeastern area and borders Algonquin Provincial Park to the northeast. The area of Haliburton County is also known as the Haliburton Highlands due to its higher-than-average elevation compared to the surrounding areas. 

Road access through Haliburton County connects southwest to Kawartha Lakes, west to Bracebridge and Gravenhurst, northwest to Dorset, and east towards Ottawa. 


Read more about the many things that make Haliburton waterfront property so great at our blog post here!

Haliburton County Waterfront Amenities & Things to Do

Haliburton County is part of Ontario’s famed Cottage Country, a popular area for vacationers and second-home or seasonal residents. 

Much of this is due to the rugged beauty of the area, consisting of rocky shorelines, secluded lakes and rivers, pristine forests, and more. There are some 32 significant and large lakes in the area, many of which are well-stocked with fish and ideal for swimming, boating, and wildlife viewing in the summer. In the winter, the lakes become flat open spaces perfect for ice skating, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and ice fishing. 

Lakeside homes in Haliburton County are also great locations from which to enjoy the fantastic arts and culture on offer. Many artists call the area home, with galleries, markets, and craft stores to view their work. 

Haliburton County History

The area of Haliburton County was originally known for its thriving lumber industry, from the middle of the 19th century through to the beginning of the 20th. Many of the original mills of this period were built along the waterways due to the ease of transport these afforded for logs harvested in the area.

The county was first organized in 1874, put together from parts of Victoria County, Peterborough County, and Nipissing District. The county was named after Thomas Chandler Haliburton, who was the first chairman of the Canadian Land and Emigration Company.

FAQs About Haliburton County Waterfront 

Q: How many lakes are in Haliburton, Ontario?

A: There are over 600 lakes in Haliburton County, Ontario.

Q: Where can I swim in Haliburton?

A: The lakes of Haliburton County are great for swimming. The best locations are off one of the many docks, platforms, or beaches in the area. For swimming in Haliburton, check out Bissett Beach, Eagle Lake Beach, Forsters Beach, Gooderham Lake Beach, Haliburton Lake Beach, Twelve Mile Beach, or Wilbermere Lake Beach. 

Q: What lake is Haliburton on?

A: The town of Haliburton in Haliburton County is situated on the shores of Head Lake.

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Gorgeous sunset view of Haliburton lake waters near a dock

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