Muskoka Waterfront Properties

The Muskoka District is home to over 1,600 stunning lakes and waterways, making this a prime destination for summer vacation homes. Many people also choose to live here year-round so they can enjoy the spectacular scenery that changes with seasons. Muskoka waterfront properties range from luxurious lakeside estates to modern condos and cozy cottages with fantastic views. If you're looking for a scenic property next to the water in Ontario's iconic cottage country, Muskoka is the spot to be. 

Muskoka Waterfront Real Estate Statistics

Average Home Price $1.7M
Lowest Listing Price $54.9K
Highest Listing Price $12M
Total Property Listings 86
Avg. Price/SQFT $958

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34 Sr407 Severn River, Muskoka Lakes

$775,000

34 Sr407 Severn River, Muskoka Lakes

5 Beds 1 Bath 0 SqFt Single Family MLS® # X5729104

SUTTON GROUP INCENTIVE REALTY INC.

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34 Sr407 Sever River Shore, Muskoka Lakes

$775,000

34 Sr407 Sever River Shore, Muskoka Lakes

5 Beds 1 Bath 1,600 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40308283

Sutton Group Incentive Realty Inc. Brokerage

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1030 North Sunset Bay Road, Gravenhurst

$1,289,000

1030 North Sunset Bay Road, Gravenhurst

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,200 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40307476

ROYAL LEPAGE LAKES OF MUSKOKA REALTY, BROKERAGE, GRAVENHURST

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Lt 6 Mp157, Muskoka Lakes Twp

$425,000

Lt 6 Mp157, Muskoka Lakes Twp

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Vacant Land MLS® # 40308291

Sutton Group Incentive Realty Inc. Brokerage

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0 Muskoka River, Bracebridge

$299,000

0 Muskoka River, Bracebridge

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Vacant Land MLS® # 40308414

BRACEBRIDGE REALTY - BRACEBRIDGE

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0 Muskoka River, Bracebridge

$49,000

0 Muskoka River, Bracebridge

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Vacant Land MLS® # 40308338

BRACEBRIDGE REALTY - BRACEBRIDGE

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47 Coons Road, Rosseau

$6,195,000

47 Coons Road, Rosseau

5 Beds 4 Baths 5,273 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40302033

CHESTNUT PARK REAL ESTATE LTD., BROKERAGE, PORT CARLING

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716 East Fox Lake Road, Huntsville

$1,695,000

716 East Fox Lake Road, Huntsville

3 Beds 1 Bath 1,200 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40304446

FOREST HILL REAL ESTATE INC., BROKERAGE, PORT CARLING

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273 Stewart Lake Road, Mactier

$799,000

273 Stewart Lake Road, Mactier

3 Beds 1 Bath 900 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40308017

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS NORTH, BROKERAGE, BRACEBRIDGE

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33960 Georgian Bay Shore, Georgian Bay Twp

$3,450,000

33960 Georgian Bay Shore, Georgian Bay Twp

4 Beds 2 Baths 2,300 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40307223

Royal LePage In Touch Realty, Brokerage (Honey Harbour2)

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1040 Kahshe Lake, Kilworthy

$929,000

1040 Kahshe Lake, Kilworthy

3 Beds 1 Bath 700 SqFt Single Family MLS® # 40308308

SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY CANADA, BROKERAGE, GRAVENHURST

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16 Bigwin Island, Lake Of Bays

$8,000,000

16 Bigwin Island, Lake Of Bays

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Vacant Land MLS® # X5727797

SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY CANADA

Waterfront Homes in Muskoka

Muskoka is arguably THE most desirable region in Ontario’ Cottage Country with some of its most famous towns and lakes. As such, the lakeside properties and cottages of Muskoka are some of the best and most luxurious in the province. Many of them even occupy their own private islands or share a secluded island with a neighbour or two.

Lakeside homes in Muskoka are defined by expansive interiors, tall ceilings, great windows, and cozy fireplaces, as well as lots of extra spaces for storing recreation equipment, vehicles, and guests. 

Styles range from the ultra modern to the rustic cabin. Almost universal among these properties are elevated wrap-around decks, broad windows, and outdoor recreation areas like spas or BBQ areas. 

Lots are also generously sized, with generous lake frontage and surrounded by beautiful trees which fill the landscape with colour in the fall. Obviously the biggest benefit of lakeside property in Muskoka is access to the lakeshore. These areas offer quiet and serene views and spots to enjoy a drink or swim overlooking the water. Many will have facilities for boats, like docks, boathouses, and jetties. 

Other property types on Muskoka’s lakeshores are resort condos and undeveloped land. The latter provide a great opportunity to build the secluded getaway cabin of your own, while the former provide resort style amenities with the freedom and flexibility of a part-time rental property. 

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Area Information

Muskoka, or the District Municipality of Muskoka, or just the District of Muskoka, is a large administrative district in central Ontario just a few hours north of Toronto. The area includes 6 municipalities, mostly centered on the towns of Muskoka, like Huntsville, Bracebridge, Gravenhurst, Muskoka Lakes, and Lake of Bays. 

Neighboring counties are Parry Sound to the north, Nipissing and Haliburton to the east, and Simcoe, York, and Kawartha Lakes to the south. 

There are some 1,600 lakes in the Muskoka area, including some of the largest in Ontario’s Cottage Country. There are three major lakes in Muskoka: Lake Muskoka, Lake Rosseau, and Lake Joseph. There’s also Georgian Bay to the west, the coast of which is characterized by hundreds of small islands and inlets. 

There are also a number of large lakes in the rugged northeast region of Muskoka, including Skeleton Lake, Mary Lake, Lake of Bays, Peninsula Lake, Fairy Lake, and Lake Vernon. This area borders the expansive Algonquin Provincial Park to the east. 

Muskoka Waterfront Amenities & Things to Do

The many lakes and waterways of Muskoka afford a range of year-round activities.

In the summer, residents and visitors enjoy swimming, fishing, boating, and wildlife viewing around the lake. There’s also taking in the water views, as well as camping and hiking around them. 

In the winter months, the lakes of Muskoka are given over to snow and ice, providing wide open spaces for ice skating, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and ice fishing. The area comes alive in the winter as locals host games and festivals on the lake ice every year.

In addition to these there are the charming towns, like Gravenhurst, Bracebridge, and Huntsville, home to many unique restaurants, cafes, galleries, stores, and historical sites to enjoy. These towns offer you everything you might need as well in terms of utilities, services, and supplies, so you can enjoy this beautiful area year round. 

FAQs About Muskoka Waterfront Properties:

Q: Is Muskoka waterfront good in the winter?

A: Waterfront property in Muskoka is just as great in the winter as in the summer. Replace swimming and boating with skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing, and more. With the addition of navigable lake surfaces, a host of new activities open up in the winter months. 

Q: Is Muskoka expensive?

A: Muskoka is one of the most popular and fastest growing recreational and rental real estate markets in Ontario and Canada as a whole. As such, real estate prices are high for properties of this type. Furthermore, the reputation of the area as a premier luxury getaway near Toronto pushes up the prices of local services and attractions. 

Q: Which Muskoka lake is most expensive?

A: Lake Muskoka is probably the most well-known of the Muskoka lakes with a prestigious “millionaire’s row” of elite luxury properties. However, the title for “most expensive” lake arguably goes to Lake Joseph, which boasts its own “billionaire’s row” of high-end luxury cottages.


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