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Muskoka Cottages for Sale | Current Muskoka Real Estate Listings


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Blog by John & Bonnie Fincham, Brokers | January 29th, 2016


 Lake Rosseau cottage

Current Muskoka Cottage Real Estate Listings for Sale


As spring 2016 approches the weather warms up and people start dream again of owning their own cottage in Muskoka. With this in mind we have compiled information on current Muskoka cottages for sale on the MLS by waterfront and area. Lakes included in the market report are Vernon, Muskoka, Lake of Bays, Fairy, Doe, Mary, Waseosa, Clear, Joseph and Peninsula. Areas included are real estate listings are the Almaguin, Huntsville, Bracebridge, Lake of Bays, Muskoka Lakes and Gravenhurst regions. 2015 was a very strong market with record sales in many regions and indications are that 2016 will be simular with search traffic on on website increasing rapidly. The Parry Sound region of Ontario saw excellent sales last year as well and inquiries continue to go up for the larger lakes such as Otter, Whitefish and Ahmic. Continued low interest rates and the low American dollar also help the overall market as people are looking for a safe haven to invest their money. We will publish a market update in the early spring to show total listing volume to determine how balanced the market will be for Buyers and Sellers. There are over 670 Realtors that cover the Muskoka region.

  • There are currently approximatley 205 cottages for sale on the MLS in the Muskoka region including Almaguin (Parry Sound Region)
  • 30 of the cottages properties have boat houses
  • 1 cottage has more than 1 boat house 
  • 15 cottage listings are water access

 Muskoka Real Estate MLS Listings by Area

Almaguin Area

  • There are 70 cottages for sale in the Almaguin area of Muskoka
  • 53 are lakefront
  • 27 properties are riverfront or have deeded access
Bracebridge Area Real Estate

  • There are 4 cottages in the Bracebridge area for sale
  • 3 are lakefront 
  • 1 property is riverfront
Gravenhurst Area Real Estate

  • There are 14 cottages for sale in the Gravenhurst area of Muskoka
  • 13 are lakefront cottages
  • 1 property is riverfront
  • 4 have boat houses

Huntsville Area Real Estate

  • There are 22 cottages for sale in the Huntsville area of Muskoka
  • 16 are lakefront properties
  • 6 properties are riverfront
  • there are 0 properties with boat houses
Lake of Bays Area Real Estate

  • There are 26 cottages for sale in the Lake of Bays area of Muskoka
  • 24 are lakefront properties
  • 2 are riverfront properties
  • 4 have boathouses
Muskoka Lakes Area Real Estate

  • There are 69 cottages for sale in the Lake of Bays are of Muskoka
  • 63 are lakefront properties
  • 6 are riverfront properties
  • 14 have boathouses

Muskoka Real Estate Listings for Sale by Lake


Lake Joseph 

  • There are 6 cottages for sale on Lake Joseph, Muskoka
  • 2 waterfront properties for sale on Lake Joseph have boathouses
  • They range in price from $ 1,050,000 - $ 9,485,000
Lake Rosseou

  • There are 4 cottages for sale on Lake Rosseau, Muskoka
  • 2 waterfront properties for sale on lake Rosseau have boathouses
  • They range in price from $ 799,000 - $4,750,000

Lake Vernon 

  • There are 3 cottages for sale on Lake Vernon, Muskoka
  • 1 waterfront propertys for sale on Lake Vernon has a boat house
  • They range in price from $ 895,000 - $1,024,000

Mary Lake 

  • There is 1 cottage for sale on Mary Lake, Muskoka
  • It is $299,000
  • There is no boat house

Lake of Bays

  • There are 16 cottages for sale on Lake of Bays, Muskoka
  • They range from $ 399,000 - 4,950,000
  • 3 waterfront propertys for sale on Lake of Bays have boathouses

Peninsula Lake 

  • There is 1 cottage for sale on Peninsula lake, Muskoka
  • It is $349,000 condominium
  • There are no waterfront properties on Peninsula Lake with boathouses for sale

Doe Lake ( Katrine )

  • There 3 are cottages for sale on Big and Little Doe Lake near Katrine
  • They range in price from $199,900 - $ 1,000,000
  • None of the waterfront properties for sale on Doe Lake have boathouses

Lake Waseosa 

  • There are no cottages currently for sale on Lake Waseosa
Lake Muskoka 

  • There are 24 cottages for sale on Lake Muskoka including riverfront
  • They range in price from $155,000 - $11,800,000
  • 30 waterfront properties for sale on Lake Muskoka have boathouses

Current Muskoka Market Conditions 

Sales of waterfront properties on the MLS rose by an incredible 80.6 % from the same moth last year to reach 65 cottages sold in December 2015. This was the by far best December on record. Annual waterfront sales were 1,590 in 2015, an increase of 15.6 per cent from 2014. 

The total value of waterfront sales was $27.3 million, up 20.9 % from December 2014.

The median price for waterfront sales was $362,800 in December 2015,  11 % lower than last year.


Our website has a large searchable database that's updated daily for MLS real estate listings, including homes, cottages and vacant land for sale. To search by waterfront name just click here or to search by area or region click here. For more information on the current real estate market you can email us at info@thefinchams.ca or call us at 705 387 9700.

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