Huntsville Real Estate Stats
|Average Home Price||$1M|
|Lowest Priced Home||$97K|
|Highest Listing Price||$4.2M|
|Total Property Listings||93|
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Huntsville Area Information
Huntsville Ontario is located 30 minutes (or 50 kilometres) northeast of Gravenhurst and 2 hours (or around 200 kilometres) north of Toronto.
The town of Huntsville itself is just off Highway 11, and taking Highway 60 east of Huntsville, Algonquin Provincial Park is approximately 30 minutes away.
The town center is relatively hilly, located between Lake Vernon and Fairy Lake which are connected by the Muskoka River. Other lakes in the area include Mary Lake, Peninsula Lake, Skeleton Lake, and Lake of Bays.
Other communities in the Huntsville area are Aspdin, Ashworth, Britannia Road, Port Sydney, Vernon Shores, and parts of Novar in the northeast.
The many lakes and hills around Huntsville make it a premier tourist destination, and one of the most popular in the Muskoka Region, especially given its position on the way to Algonquin Provincial Park.
Huntsville Real Estate
Huntsville has many excellent homes for sale including an abundance of lakeside properties and even resort condos. Also, being a large town relative to the area, there are a good amount of traditional suburban homes as well.
The Huntsville real estate near the town's centre includes spacious lots and mid-size to large single-family residences in a variety of mid-century styles, featuring garrison houses and split level designs.
There are also many cabins and cottages, befitting an area that is part of Ontario's Cottage Country. These understated getaways are known for their cozy, open interiors and spacious decks from which to enjoy the great outdoors with family and friends. Of course, there are also the premier luxury lakefront properties that Muskoka is renowned for. These properties, while often described as a cottages, can be a bit of a misnomer. Huntsville homes for sale like these aren't what home buyers typically expect a cabin to be.
Properties around Huntsville are relatively affordable, and you’ll be able to find an excellent getaway, holiday home, income property, or even a home to live in permanently and enjoy this vibrant, beautiful part of the world.
Another option on the Huntsville real estate market is the many lots available for you to build the cottage of your dream. You can find private islands and secluded coastal spots for the ultimate in privacy and scenic views.
Things to Do in Huntsville
As the largest town in the Muskoka Region and the gateway to Algonquin Park, Huntsville is a hub for tourism in the area. As such, it is a fantastic base for enjoying all that Ontario’s cottage country has to offer, including hiking, camping, fishing, boating, swimming, and sunbathing. In the winter months there’s ice-fishing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and skating. There are also likely to be many hockey games in the area to enjoy.
This array of outdoor activities and the support around them have led to Huntsville being a popular spot for kid’s summer camps. And for adults, there are a number of resorts like Deerhurst, Hidden Valley, and Cedar Grove.
The Huntsville area is also known for its active arts scene. The area was once frequented by members of the acclaimed Group of Seven, and local arts groups regularly host events, exhibitions, and workshops. Perhaps the most notable events are the Huntsville Festival of the Arts, Muskoka Novel Marathon, and Huntsville International Film Festival.
The Group of Seven Outdoor Gallery in town has around 40 murals dedicated to the group and their work. Other places to take in the arts in Huntsville are The Art Space, Algonquin Theatre, and Edge of the Woods Theatre.
FAQs About Huntsville
Q: What is Huntsville, ON known for?
A: Huntsville, ON is known for the many incredible freshwater lakes in the area, as well as historical granite outcroppings. It's also located less than three hours away from Toronto, keeping residents close to Canada's largest city.
Q: Is Huntsville considered Muskoka?
A: Huntsville is located within the municipality of Muskoka, and is the largest of the three towns within it.
Q: Is Huntsville Ontario a good place to retire?
A: Huntsville is considered one of the best places in Ontario to retire for being incredibly safe, as well as being home to some of the most pristine lakes in the area.
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