Lake of Bays Cottages For Sale


While looking for cottages for sale, Lake of Bays should be considered for the many thriving communities that surround it. Known as the Gateway to Algonquin Park, Lake of Bays is located 2 1/2 hours north of Toronto and consists of three attractive communities; Dwight, Dorset and Baysville – all of which are surrounded by beautiful Lake of Bays. The villages have a combination of shops, cafes, restaurants, and many unique services catered to all interests and needs. Lake of Bays is a piece of cottage country paradise; a hidden gem in Muskoka.

The Township is a year-round vacation destination. With 108 lakes, both big and small offering public access points and a number of public beaches. All forms of boating and watercraft recreation are encouraged; sailing, tubing, swimming & more. Lake of Bays is the second largest lake in the region. Second only to prestigious Lake Muskoka. Lake of Bays offers cottagers some of the most exquisite shorelines and bays, there is so much to be discovered on this sought after lake in Muskoka.

When searching for Lake of Bays cottages for sale, your options are almost unlimited with many locations to choose from. The beauty of each town surrounding Lake of Bays will captivate you from the moment you arrive. Lake of Bays is a popular tourism destination with the added plus of good country living. It’s no wonder that cottages here are continually passed on to younger generations to continue embracing family traditions while encompassed by the laid-back Muskoka lifestyle.

Lake of Bays has miles of boating and some incredible fishing. With many bays, coves and islands, the views as you tour Lake of Bays will keep you coming back year after year! Several full service marinas are accessible from the lake so getting your boat in the water will be a simple and easy giving you more time to enjoy your piece of Muskoka.

If you are considering purchasing a cottage on Lake of Bays, let us tour you around the stunning properties available. Whether you are looking for a lot with a view to build your dream, or a rustic cabin on a quiet bay to live the simplistically let us be your guide to the lake.

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With so many areas to choose from finding that perfect Lake of Bays cottages for sale are just a click away. Or, if you have specific criteria, reach out to our team and we can set you up on a personalized search to ensure that you’re only seeing properties that suit your needs and wants.

Grocery Stores & Specialty Shops

Foodland – Dorset

Robinson’s General Store – Dorset

Baysville General Store – Baysville

Dwight Market – Dwight

Health & Wellness Resources

Huntsville District Memorial Hospital


Shoreline Land Use Surveys collect data on shoreline vegetation, shoreline structures and the first 20 metres of land surrounding a waterbody. Refer to the Lake Facts.



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