The Township of Muskoka Lakes is where you’ll find some of the most sought-after luxury real estate in Canada. It’s also where you’ll find some of the country’s prettiest scenery, with endless stretches of rugged shoreline along its many lakes interspersed with idyllic waterfront cottages, as well as those iconic boathouses.
For those looking for the most luxurious Muskoka cottages for sale, the ‘Big Three’ lakes are where you should begin your search. Consisting of Lake Joseph, Lake Rosseau, and Lake Muskoka, it’s to this area that Hollywood celebrities and business elites alike tend to flock. And as all three are connected by locks and rivers, creating endless opportunities for boating fun, they’re as popular for tourists to explore as they are for cottagers.
Other fun things to do in Muskoka Lakes include spending time exploring its many smaller communities. These include Bala, a charming village that’s famous for its annual Cranberry Festival. This lively tourist town also boasts spectacular waterfalls, regular events including antique and craft shows, a number of museums, and of course the famous Kee to Bala, a venue that’s been hosting summer concerts since the 1940s.
Then there’s Port Carling. Known as ‘The Hub of the Lakes’, this always busy summer destination is popular for its mix of art galleries, museums, boutique stores, and restaurants. The town’s lock link Lakes Muskoka and Rosseau, resulting in a steady stream of boats passing through. Time it right, and you might even catch the steamships RMS Segwun or Wenonah II pass through the locks.
The communities of Minett, Rosseau, Windermere, Glen Orchard and Milford Bay are also worth checking out if you’re in the market for luxury Muskoka real estate. These charming communities are where you’ll find fine luxury resorts like the JW Marriott Rosseau, full-service marinas like Gordon Bay Marine, as well as great golf courses –Rocky Crest is a must-play – each offering a unique taste of the Muskoka lifestyle. The larger towns, Bracebridge and Gravenhurst, are also where you’ll find many lovely Muskoka cottages for sale.
Wherever in the Muskoka Lakes area you decide to settle, be sure to check out the latest MLS listings on our site for the most suitable luxury Muskoka cottages for sale.