The hamlet of Kilworthy in southeast Ontario takes advantage of the beloved region known for its seemingly endless picture perfect lakes, rolling green pastures, and forested areas. A favourite destination of many, Kilworthy is an amazing place to experience the distinct and spectacular seasons that change dramatically throughout the year.

Overhead view of dock near Kilworthy, ON

Kilworthy Real Estate Statistics

Average Home Price $724K
Lowest Priced Home $85K
Highest Listing Price $1.5M
Total Property Listings 8
Avg. Price/SQFT $636

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Kilworthy Area Information

The community of Kilworthy is located in southeast Ontario, in the Muskoka District Municipality, and was founded in a small outcropping of farmable land at the southern end of Muskoka in what is known to be today's town of Gravenhurst.

Kilworthy is less than a two hour drive from Toronto -- via highways ON-11S and ON-400 S -- which makes it a popular destination for those looking for an incredible vacation, and for those looking to settle down in the gorgeous area while remaining close to the city.

Kilworthy is surrounded by many other fantastic Muskoka communities, Gravenhurst being the closest. Sparrow Lake is south west of the community, with many others to enjoy nearby, like Bracebridge and Huntsville.

A quiet area with small shops and is mainly loved for the surrounding nature and proximity to other beautiful cottage real estate in neighboring communities.

Kilworthy Real Estate

While the Kilworthy real estate market features a range of property types typically found throughout the area -- like cottage, cabin, and coastal appropriate style homes -- it’s the sought after land and space that appeals to many.

For those looking to design and build their dream home, it’s hard to imagine a more picturesque backdrop to choose for a backyard view than the ones in Kilworthy.

From green pastures, to heavily forested areas, to spots on a peaceful lakeside, you can decide what kind of home view you’ll have with your morning coffee. Kilworthy is a great place for those looking for quiet living in a gorgeous woodland setting.

Kilworthy, Muskoka homes for sale are also made up of spacious and comfortable single-family homes, perfect for that vacation getaway house or perfect home to settle down in. 

The cabin style homes for sale in Kilworthy have a distinct charm to them, with large winding driveways that can fit multiple cars, as well as ample back and front yard space. If there are any homes that are ideal for hosting friends and family, it is Kilworthy real estate on large lots. 

The land around the homes is highly desirable due to those looking for a true nature's retreat in the woodlands, or on dozens of empty acreage perfect for expanding your home in the future if you would like, or even building guests homes. 

Things to Do in Kilworthy

Situated in beautiful Muskoka, removed from the hustle and bustle of the city, Kilworthy living offers outdoor activities that would appeal to anyone.

Biking and hiking are only a couple ideal activities that could be an easily attainable part of your daily routine, but there is so much at your doorstep in Kilworthy that many passionate people will travel and vacation for, such as:

  • Hunting
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Cross-country skiing

As for day trip ideas and destination ideas, Kilworthy has some of the most exciting places to experience in the Muskoka area, like:

  • Gull Lake Rotary Park
  • Muskoka Bay Club
  • Pura Vida Soul Club
  • Muskoka Birds of Prey

There’s also great opportunities to take in the arts, like at local watering hole Pete’s Players that offers fabulous live music and great atmosphere. Theatre and opera can be enjoyed many days throughout the year at the Gravenhurst Opera House, an impressive historic brick-built theatre only 8 kilometres from Kilworthy.

There are also beloved local spots to eat in Kilworthy, like Mr. Moose restaurant, Echo’s dining lounge with a view of the lake, and Melody’s Muskoka Ice Cream.

FAQs About Kilworthy

Q: Is Kilworthy a town?

A: Kilworthy is variously described as a hamlet, or a “dispersed rural community”. The town itself is now considered partly abandoned, but the area still has a number of homes and services.

Q: What municipality is Kilworthy?

A: Kilworthy is located in the Muskoka District Municipality, near the southern boundary with Simcoe and York Municipalities.

Q: What is Kilworthy Ontario known for?

A: Kilworthy Ontario is known for being a service stop along Highway 11 towards Gravenhurst, as well as its forested residential streets near Kahshe Lake.

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