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Lake Rosseau

Lake Rosseau waterfront properties are made up of some of the finest properties in Muskoka, located just north of Lake Muskoka. As one of the largest lakes in the area, there’s more than enough choice for potential homeowners to find their ideal dream home, or find open lots to create their own. The diversity of waterfront properties on Rosseau Lake is quite outstanding, with some new builds as well as historic properties that date back to the late nineteenth century.

Lake Rosseau Waterfront Cottages Statistics

Average Price $2.1M
Lowest Price $10.5K
Highest Price $8.5M
Total Listings 8
Avg. Price/SQFT $691

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Lake Rosseau Waterfront Cottages

Lake Rosseau waterfront cottages for sale are large and spacious, perfect for accommodating all kinds of potential homebuyers. 

Retirees, families, and those looking for secluded areas to work remotely from will all find the perfect property in Lake Rosseau.

Older cottages on Lake Rosseau are built to last, with multiple families having spent summer after summer in these historical homes. 

These classic cottages are often remade and updated for modern life, with stainless steel appliances, new hot water tanks, and a contemporary look. 

The resemblance of several properties to single-family home layouts or luxurious waterfront retreats simply exemplifies the incredible spectrum of cottages that Lake Rosseau has to offer.

Many Lake Rosseau cottages for sale have beautiful wrap-around decks and patios, making perfect areas for enjoying the natural beauty of the lake, with spaces for barbecues in the summer and fire pits to huddle around with friends and family in the winter. 

Lake Rosseau waterfront cottages often have private docks, perfect for those with boats — or just sitting on Muskoka chairs and splashing into the beautiful lake. 

The beauty of living in such a serene landscape among the properties that Lake Rosseau cottages for sale have to offer is that you can either enjoy a smaller and cozier lakeside cabin or a large and simply unmatched waterfront condo which resembles resort living.

Lake Rosseau Area Information

Lake Rosseau is located in the central Muskoka lakes region, surrounded by the incredible natural scenery of the Ontario area. 

Communities Around Lake Rosseau

Lake Rosseau is surrounded by multiple communities, so no matter what part of the lake you live on, you’re always close to amenities, such as grocery stores, gas stations, LCBO, and more. 

A few of the communities that surround Lake Rosseau are:

  • Port Carling

  • Minett

  • Windermere

  • Rosseau

  • Port Sandfield

Properties on Lake Rosseau are also just two and a half hours north of the Greater Toronto Area, and less than five hours west of Ottawa. 

Being this close to these major municipal areas means properties in Lake Rosseau make great second homes, as they’re close enough to make weekend trips.

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

Other Lakes Near Lake Rosseau

Feeding into Lake Muskoka through the Indian River to the south and Lake Joseph through Port Sandfield to the east, Lake Rosseau is surrounded by multiple other incredible lakes — meaning cottage owners here will never run out of gorgeous bodies of water to explore. 

Other lakes in the Lake Rosseau area include:

  • Young Lake 

  • Bogart Lake

  • Three Mile Lake

  • Cowan Lake

  • Bruce Lake

  • Pickering Lake

  • Dyson Lake

Things To Do Near Lake Rosseau

Lake Rosseau is full of opportunities to do things for homeowners, such as taking advantage of the lake with activities such as swimming, boating and jet skiing.

The various towns in the area also provide lots to do, with Port Carling on the south side of the lake.

Port Carling not only provides residents with nearby amenities, but also offers museums, parks, arenas, and more.

FAQs About Lake Rosseau 

Q: Who owns cottages on Lake Rosseau?
A: Lake Rosseau is known for its prestigious luxury cottage properties with well-known owners and seasonal residents like Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell. 

Q: Can you swim in Lake Rosseau?
A: Like most of the lakes in Muskoka, swimming is a popular activity in Lake Rosseau. It is advisable to keep to the beaches, swimming docks, and platforms that are used for this purpose.

Q: Does Lake Rosseau have a beach?
A: Lake Rosseau has two main beach areas. The first, at the northern end of the lake in the town of Rosseau, is part of Rosseau Waterfront Park. There are also a number of beaches near Minett at the western edge of the lake. 

Q: Does Lake Rosseau connect to Lake Muskoka?
A: Lake Rosseau is connected to Lake Muskoka via a narrow waterway and a system of locks located at the town of Port Carling.


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