Proximity To Major Towns

Horseshoe Lake

Horseshoe Lake waterfront cottages for sale are located on this idyllic lake that’s situated in southern Haliburton County, right between two of the most popular towns in Haliburton County: Carnarvon less than fifteen minutes to the north and Minden, the county seat of Haliburton County just ten minutes to the south. Close proximity to these major towns means Horseshoe Lake residents are never far from nearby amenities. Horseshoe Lake waterfront homes are typical of the area, with wooden exteriors and large wrap around patios and decks for entertaining friends and family.

A deer swimming on the surface of a lake

Horseshoe Lake Waterfront Cottages Statistics

Average Price $914K
Lowest Price $1
Highest Price $88M
Total Listings 96,204
Avg. Price/SQFT $21.1K

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Horseshoe Lake Waterfront Cottages

Horseshoe Lake cottages for sale are made up of cozy cottages along the shoreline of this large lake, making these properties ideal for families looking for second properties to create lifelong memories in. 

With an average of three bedrooms, many Horseshoe Lake homes for sale are traditional, nostalgic properties with living rooms complete with fireplaces for gathering around.

Many of the cottages for sale on Horseshoe Lake also have upgraded kitchens, with well-crafted tile work and ample cupboard and countertop space for cooking exquisite meals.

Basements are often finished, with enough space for a movie viewing area and space for games such as a pool table or poker table.

Decks are typical of Horseshoe Lake waterfront cottage real estate, making these homes perfect for enjoying the Ontario sunrises and sunsets in the area.

With large back and front yards to allow you the space to host as many family and friends as you would like over those getaway weekends or summer nights, cottages for sale on Horseshoe Lake truly have it all. 

Being surrounded by gorgeous shorelines and lush forestry makes for the perfect escape from the big city. Take a break from the concrete jungles of the nearby GTA and spend every morning enjoying your coffee to the sound of birds and wildlife.

Cottages for sale on Horseshoe Lake is the ultimate getaway retreat, with homes lining the water as you're just steps from all nature has to offer in Haliburton, don't miss out on your dream property today.

Horseshoe Lake Area Information

Horseshoe Lake is part of a two-chain lake that’s made up of itself and Mountain Lake to the west, so there’s lots of shoreline across both lakes for Horseshoe Lake residents to explore.

Despite the seclusion of Horseshoe Lake, residents here are always close to towns, with Carnarvon to the north and Minden to the south, so they’re always close to nearby grocery stores, local restaurants, and gas stations and LCBO.

Shuylers Island sits in the middle of Horseshoe Lake, with road access so residents can easily get to their island homes. 

This Y-shaped island has a public pier for fishing off of, perfect for the residents of the multiple homes that lie across the main streets that vein through this scenic island: Shuylers Island Road, Godward Road, Stable Road and Wildflower Lane,. 

Other sought-after lakes in the Horseshoe Lake area that residents can explore include:

  • Duck Lake

  • Blotter Lake

  • Kashagawigamog Lake

  • Twelve Mile Lake

  • Minden Lake

  • Canning Lake

Horseshoe Lake is also a perfect area for golfers, with Blairhampton Golf Club located on the northeastern shore of the lake.

This gorgeous golf course has 18 thoughtfully designed and well-kept holes to play while enjoying the backdrop of Horseshoe Lake, as well as a driving range, cart rental, pro shop, and more. 

Horseshoe Lake is large enough to enjoy multiple other summer lake activities, such as fishing, water and jet skiing, swimming, and more. 

But summer isn’t the only season to enjoy the idyllic views of Horseshoe Lake — residents can easily spend the whole year round in this beautiful lake, with popular winter activities such as snowmobiling, ice fishing, and more.

FAQs About Horseshoe Lake 

Q: What fish can you find in Horseshoe Lake?
A: The most popular species of fish caught in Horseshoe Lake are smallmouth bass, walleye, and northern pike. 

Q: What towns are Horseshoe Lake close to?
A: Horseshoe Lake is closest to the town of Minden which is ten minutes away and Haliburton which is twenty minutes away.

Q: Can you swim in Horseshoe Lake?
A: Absolutely, many love to go swimming in the lake. 


Gorgeous sunset view of Haliburton lake waters near a dock

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