Lake of Bays Waterfront

So called for its many bays that create miles of shoreline, Lake of Bays has many properties that are perfectly tuned to those looking for beautiful waterfront cottages. Lake of Bays waterfront homes are always located near the Lake of Bays municipal township, named after the lake itself. Connected to the rest of the province by Highway 35 to the east and Highway 117 to the south, this picturesque lake is always close to multiple towns, including the Greater Toronto Area to the south.

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Lake Of Bays Waterfront Cottages Statistics

Average Price $1.6M
Lowest Price $17K
Highest Price $6.4M
Total Listings 46
Avg. Price/SQFT $745

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1902 Foxpoint Road, Dwight

$6,395,000

1902 Foxpoint Road, Dwight

5 Beds 5 Baths 4,730 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40605989

Chestnut Park Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage, Port Carling

5031 Hwy 117 Unit# 4b, Dorset

$5,595,000

↓ $400,000

5031 Hwy 117 Unit# 4b, Dorset

8 Beds 6 Baths 7,652 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40535361

Chestnut Park Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage, Port Carling

30 Bigwin Island, Baysville

$4,950,000

30 Bigwin Island, Baysville

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,657 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40552161

Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage, Baysville

84 Bigwin Island, Lake Of Bays

$4,850,000

84 Bigwin Island, Lake Of Bays

5 Beds 6 Baths 4,288 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40597381

Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage, Baysville

1011 Sugar Bush Road, Dwight

$3,995,000

↓ $500,000

1011 Sugar Bush Road, Dwight

6 Beds 3 Baths 4,162 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40576558

EXP Realty Brokerage

1059 Bona Vista Road, Lake Of Bays

$3,750,000

1059 Bona Vista Road, Lake Of Bays

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,487 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40601829

Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage, Huntsville

1074 Wallington Lane, Lake Of Bays

$3,600,000

1074 Wallington Lane, Lake Of Bays

6 Beds 4 Baths 4,576 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40610330

Royal LePage Lakes Of Muskoka Realty, Brokerage, Dwight

1061 Wallington Lane Lane Unit# 2, Lake Of Bays

$3,550,000

↓ $240,000

1061 Wallington Lane Lane Unit# 2, Lake Of Bays

4 Beds 3 Baths 3,442 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40583600

Harvey Kalles Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage, Port Carling

1021 Marina Road, Huntsville

$2,995,000

1021 Marina Road, Huntsville

0 Beds 0 Baths 1,707 SqFt Office MLS® # 40605415

Harvey Kalles Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage, Port Carling

1021 Marina Road, Huntsville

$2,995,000

1021 Marina Road, Huntsville

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,707 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40603977

Harvey Kalles Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage, Port Carling

1033 Thompson Lane, Dwight

$2,790,000

↓ $410,000

1033 Thompson Lane, Dwight

4 Beds 2 Baths 2,133 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40584543

Harvey Kalles Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage, Port Carling

1221 Osborne Point Road, Dwight

$2,699,000

↓ $300,000

1221 Osborne Point Road, Dwight

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,222 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40591234

Royal LePage Lakes Of Muskoka Realty, Brokerage, Dwight

Lake of Bays Waterfront Cottages 

Waterfront cottages in Lake of Bays, Muskoka is made up of lakefront cabins you would only dream of finding, made up of all of the master-crafted finishes and features anyone could hope for in their cottage country getaway home.

Cottages are carefully built to include the surreal views and surrounding areas, with wraparound decks made to take in all of the sights and the fresh air that the area has to offer.

There are several large lots for sale in Lake of Bays, including million-dollar real estate which are some of the last untouched pieces of lakefront land in Muskoka. 

Whether you're looking for beautiful Bigwin Island waterfront and full panoramic views to develop into your dream cottage home, or the development of multiple lots perfect for an investment opportunity, Lake of Bays has it all. 

Waterfront cottages in Lake of Bays tend to be on the upper end of pricing at around $1.5 million plus due to such an ideal location for lots, as well as both luxury and beautiful cabin homes for sale perfect for a permanent location or a vacation home. 

Breathtaking cottages which offer the lifestyle fit to comfort you in all four seasons also offer the ultimate privacy and peace you could hope for, with brilliantly large front and backyards perfect for hosting, as well as waterfront activities. 

With rolling wooded hills and professionally landscaped land, you'll have the best of all of the surrounding beauty with a home built for a nature lover's paradise. 

If you're looking for something more intimate, Lake of Bays waterfront cottages also provide two-bedroom properties with a few hundred feet of frontage right on the water. Featuring cozy and bright fireplaces, spacious decks, and private docks for fishing and boating, it's truly the ideal retreat for those seeking serenity and peace in a quiet, natural setting. 

With some of the lakefront cottages in Lake of Bays boasting their own private stretch of sandy beach, panoramic views of the lake from every angle, and even a boathouse with potential living quarters including wine cellars and charming kitchen spaces, there is something truly unique about the properties in this area.

More luxury waterfront four-season cottages offer open-concept designs, cathedral ceilings, and a burst of natural light seeping through large, picturesque windows that line the property's walls, creating just the bright and airy atmosphere you're looking for. 

Lake of Bays Things To Do 

Lake of Bays Ontario, presents a variety of unique experiences for nature enthusiasts and cultural explorers.

A must-do is visiting the Dorset Lookout Tower, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the beautiful Lake of Bays region from a 100-foot height.

For a historical jaunt, take a short drive to the SS Bigwin steamship in Dorset, which offers scenic cruises along the waters of the lake and recounts the rich heritage of the area.

Adventure seekers shouldn't miss a trip to Algonquin Provincial Park, just a stone's throw away, offering activities like hiking, canoeing, wildlife spotting, and overnight camping. 

For those who love local fare, a visit to the Lake of Bays Brewing Company in Baysville offers an opportunity to sample craft beers inspired by the natural splendors of the region.

Don't forget to check out the Baysville Walkabout Arts Festival in the nearby town of Baysville, celebrating local artisans and craftspeople with its myriad of handmade crafts, art, and food stalls.

End your day with a serene sunset kayak or paddleboard tour on the Lake, making your visit to the Lake of Bays an unforgettable experience.

FAQs About Lake Of Bays

Q: Can you rent a boat on Lake of Bays in Muskoka?
A: There are boat rental services available in Lake of Bays, allowing visitors to explore the incredible lake and surrounding various water activities. 

Q: Is Lake of Bays suitable for fishing?
A: Lake of Bays is the perfect fishing destination, offering ample fish species such as smallmouth bass, lake trout, and muskellunge, providing anglers with the ideal fishing experience.

Q: Are there any notable islands around Lake of Bays?
A: Lake of Bays is home to several amazing islands, such as Bigwin Island, which features both a historic golf course and a resort.


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

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