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Lake Muskoka

One of the largest lakes in its namesake region of Muskoka, Lake Muskoka has a surface area of nearly 50 square miles, with lots of crags and inlets. This creates many opportunities for private, unique shorelines, so every property on Lake Muskoka is different. The waterfront cottages on Lake Muskoka are also close to many nearby towns, so residents are always just a hop away from towns and amenities, no matter what part of the lake they’re located on. Multiple islands also dot the surface of Lake Muskoka, creating more opportunities for incredible real estate opportunities.

Boats on the surface of Muskoka Lake, Ontario

Lake Muskoka Waterfront Cottages Statistics

Average Price $2.5M
Lowest Price $2K
Highest Price $25M
Total Listings 45
Avg. Price/SQFT $866

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1250 Waldmere Road, Bracebridge

$25,000,000

1250 Waldmere Road, Bracebridge

7 Beds 8 Baths 7,651 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40410125

Sotheby's International Realty Canada, Brokerage, Port Carling

1250 Waldmere Road, Bracebridge

$11,995,000

1250 Waldmere Road, Bracebridge

7 Beds 8 Baths 7,651 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40407856

Sotheby's International Realty Canada, Brokerage, Port Carling

1033 Rossclair Road Unit# 36, Port Carling

$10,900,000

1033 Rossclair Road Unit# 36, Port Carling

5 Beds 7 Baths 4,800 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40509453

Chestnut Park Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage, Port Carling

55 Muskoka Rd 118 Rd W, Bracebridge

$7,390,000

55 Muskoka Rd 118 Rd W, Bracebridge

0 Beds 0 Baths 17,384 SqFt Retail MLS® # X6710580

IPOE CORPORATION

1250 Waldmere Road Unit# Lot 3, Bracebridge

$6,595,000

1250 Waldmere Road Unit# Lot 3, Bracebridge

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,320 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40453079

Sotheby's International Realty Canada, Brokerage, Port Carling

1080 Whitehead Road, Gravenhurst

$6,395,000

1080 Whitehead Road, Gravenhurst

7 Beds 5 Baths 5,302 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40486803

Sotheby's International Realty Canada, Brokerage, Port Carling

1080 Whitehead Rd, Gravenhurst

$6,395,000

1080 Whitehead Rd, Gravenhurst

9 Beds 7 Baths 0 SqFt Single Family MLS® # X7015338

SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY CANADA

1040 7th Heaven Lane, Bracebridge

$4,495,000

1040 7th Heaven Lane, Bracebridge

4 Beds 3 Baths 3,706 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40527272

Harvey Kalles Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage, Port Carling

1281 Waldmere Road, Bracebridge

$3,695,000

1281 Waldmere Road, Bracebridge

4 Beds 5 Baths 2,897 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40501098

Chestnut Park Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage, Port Carling

1250 Waldmere Road Unit# Lot 2, Bracebridge

$3,695,000

1250 Waldmere Road Unit# Lot 2, Bracebridge

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Vacant Land MLS® # 40453046

Sotheby's International Realty Canada, Brokerage, Port Carling

1127 Tondern Island Road, Muskoka Lakes

$3,199,000

1127 Tondern Island Road, Muskoka Lakes

4 Beds 2 Baths 1,550 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40474733

Chestnut Park Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage, Port Carling

1250 Waldmere Road Unit# Lot 1, Bracebridge

$2,595,000

1250 Waldmere Road Unit# Lot 1, Bracebridge

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Vacant Land MLS® # 40453017

Sotheby's International Realty Canada, Brokerage, Port Carling

Lake Muskoka Waterfront Cottages

Lake Muskoka waterfront cottages are made up of multiple types of properties, from decades-old, storied cottages to modern, new builds.

Many of the older cottages have been upgraded and redone, with stainless steel appliances and contemporary fixtures — some have even been outfitted with smart homes.

These massive waterfront cottages have large docks for storing boats and splashing into the beautiful waters of Lake Muskoka from. 

Containing wraparound decks and even rooftop patio spaces on some of the finest Lake Muskoka waterfront cottages, these properties are ideal for enjoying the natural beauty of this incredible area. 

Many of these spacious cottages contain up to 5 bedrooms, making them perfect for families, and those looking for cottages with lots of space for hosting guests.

Many yards are large in Lake Muskoka cottages, with rock features that make beautiful pathways and beautiful open spaces for enjoying activities and sports. 

Lake Muskoka Area Information

Lake Muskoka is one of the most beautiful areas of Ontario. With a surface area of over 100 km squared, there’s plenty for residents and cottageowners to explore. 

Other Lakes Near Lake Muskoka

Lake Muskoka is near multiple other large lakes, such as Lake Rosseau immediately to the north. 

This other massive Muskoka lake is also home to amazing waterfront cottage opportunities and flows into Lake Muskoka through the Indian River.

Just a few of the many other beautiful lakes near Lake Muskoka include:

Read about this and other lakes less than three hours from the Greater Toronto Area in our blog post here!

Things To Do Near Lake Muskoka

Lake Muskoka waterfront cottages are always close to something to do, such as Hardy Lake Provincial Park on the western side of the lake. 

This gorgeous park is situated around Hardy Lake but also borders Lake Muskoka, offering residents multiple walking trails and open spaces. 

Gravenhurst Near Lake Muskoka

The many towns nearby Lake Muskoka also keep residents close to necessities, meaning it’s never a far drive for groceries, gas, liquor and other amenities these towns provide, such as Gravenhurst to the south.

The town of Gravenhurst is located directly on the southern shores of Lake Muskoka, providing residents with a city that is rich in culture and a vibrant art scene.

Islands On Lake Muskoka

Multiple islands are also located on the surface of Lake Muskoka, providing great real estate opportunities for those who are looking to live a secluded life on their own corner of this beautiful lake. 

Islands on Lake Muskoka include:

  • Eilean Gowan Island

  • Acton Island

  • Browning Island

  • Pine Island

  • Bass Island

  • Shaw Island

FAQs About Lake Muskoka

Q: What are the three most popular lakes in Muskoka?
A: The three most loved and renowned lakes in Muskoka due to recreational activities, beautiful cottages, and scenic views are Lake Muskoka, Lake Rosseau, and Lake Joseph. 

Q: What is the Muskoka Lakes Association?
A: The Muskoka Lakes Association is an advocacy group that works for the sustainability of the Muskoka area for future generations of those who live in the cottages. 

Q: Does Lake Muskoka have a Billionaires Row?
A: There is a Billionaires Row lining the glittering waters of beautiful Lake Muskoka with Hollywood famous actors, athletes, and more. 

Q: How long is Lake Muskoka?
A: Lake Muskoka is twenty miles long. 


Stunning view of vibrant forestry on Muskoka lake waters near a dock

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