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Minden Lake

Find your dream waterfront cottage on Minden Lake, located on the southern side of Haliburton County, ON! This uniquely shaped lake is long and thin, spread out over two and a half kilometers long and providing residents with beautiful lake and forest views. Located just a hop away from the town of Minden, residents enjoy the serenity of private lake life while remaining close to nearby amenities.

View of the lake between the trees in the fall

Minden Lake Waterfront Cottages Statistics

Average Price $880K
Lowest Price $1
Highest Price $125M
Total Listings 80,046
Avg. Price/SQFT $1.5K

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Minden Lake Waterfront Cottages

Waterfront cottages on Minden Lake represent some of the finest in Haliburton County, with large, secluded properties containing gorgeous lakeside views. 

These cottages are affordable, generally sitting between $500,000 to $1,000,000, and are typically two-story or cottage style, with long private driveways and wooden patios and docks for spending time taking in the idyllic Ontario views.

Inside, Minden Lake homes usually have spacious living rooms containing beautifully vaulted ceilings, large windows for allowing natural light, and beautiful fireplaces to gather around with friends and family.

Kitchens are generally upgraded, with everything needed to keep even the pickiest chefs happy, with stainless steel appliances to create meals and breakfast nooks to enjoy them on.

Minden Lake waterfront cottages contain up to four bedrooms, with primary bedrooms standing out as the largest, some containing private bathrooms, walk-in closets and even sitting rooms for enjoying coffee while watching the sunrise.

Minden Lake Area Information

Minden Lake real estate is located in the desirable Haliburton County, right next to the town of Minden, which serves as the county seat. 

Named after a town in Germany and originally a logging town, the township of Minden has gained popularity in the recent past for its proximity to larger towns, located less than two hours from the Greater Toronto Area and three and a half hours away from Ottawa.

Within Minden are lots of amenities for locals and residents, such as a post office, gas stations, LCBO, grocery stores, and a Canadian Tire.

The Minden Fairgrounds is home to the Haliburton County Fair in summer and a great place to see the Ice Races on winter weekends. 

Minden Community Centre is a great venue to attend concerts or to book for private events, complete with a curling club, baseball diamonds, and tennis courts.

Gull River bisects this sleepy town, perfect for tubing into town to help beat the heat of those hot Ontario summers.

The township of Minden is also home to the Gull River Golf Club, a picturesque and laid back group of fairways with 9 holes that wind their way along Gull River.

The Blairhampton Golf Club is also located just 15 minutes north of Minden Lake, complete with 18 holes over the backdrop of the beautiful Haliburton Highlands and a licensed clubhouse for pre or post-tee time meals. 

Many local restaurants can be found in Minden, such as:

  • Auntie Cukoo’s Kitchen

  • Godfather’s Pizza

  • Molly’s Bistro Bakery

  • Boshkung Brewing Social

  • Mark’s Restaurant

  • The Minden River Cone

  • Suwan’s Thai Cuisine

FAQs About Minden Lake

Q: What kind of fish species are in Minden Lake?
A: Many fish species call Minden Lake home, including Walleye, Lake Trout, Northern Pike, Rock Bass, Small and Largemouth Bass, among others.

Q: Where is Minden Lake located?
A: Minden Lake is a part of Haliburton Highlands, close to the town of Minden; located just under 2 hours North of the GTA.

Q: How big is Minden Lake?
A: Minden Lake has a total surface area of about 136 acres, with a maximum depth of 30 feet.


Gorgeous sunset view of Haliburton lake waters near a dock

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