Lake Joseph Cottages for Sale

Lake Joseph is a 55-square kilometre community that is part of Ontario’s Seguin township and just 2 hours from Toronto along Highway 400. It is made up of the towns of Port Carling, Port Sandfield, Minett and MacTier. It is very much a destination spot for qualified vacation home buyers who want to live the Muskoka lifestyle throughout the year or just for portions of it. Most Lake Joseph cottages for sale tend to not be on the local real estate market very long.

Also called Lake Joe, it is located right at the edge of the Canadian Shield, and known for its 91km of granite shorelines and great expanses of birch, maple, hemlock, and pine trees. The combination of elements makes for exceptional natural tranquility here, with the community and homes set along and on a large, long lake with several bays, points, and islands. Lake Joseph houses for sale certainly come with much in the way of promises of great views.

Check out the Lake Joseph listings below or read on to learn more about this incredible place!

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23 Properties Found. Page 1 of 2.
Photo of Listing #266603

2-1230 Carlingford Road, Muskoka Lakes

$5,350,000 - 4 Beds, 2 Baths

MLS® # 266603

HARVEY KALLES REAL ESTATE LTD., BROKERAGE, PORT CARLING, -M189
Photo of Listing #277282

29b Steeles Road, Seguin

$3,500,000 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,386 Sf

MLS® # 277282

SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY CANADA, BROKERAGE, PORT CARLING - M260
Photo of Listing #264401

142 Islandview Road #b, Seguin

$3,495,000 - 4 Beds, 1 Baths, 1,230 Sf

MLS® # 264401

JOHNSTON & DANIEL RUSHBROOKE REALTY, BROKERAGE, PORT CARLING - M311
Photo of Listing #246074

22 Playfair Island #3, Muskoka

$2,290,000 - 6 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,700 Sf

MLS® # 246074

JOHNSTON & DANIEL RUSHBROOKE REALTY, BROKERAGE, PORT CARLING - M311
Photo of Listing #277017

268 Clear Lake Road, Seguin Twp

$1,495,000 - 4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,575 Sf

MLS® # 277017

HARVEY KALLES REAL ESTATE LTD., BROKERAGE, PORT CARLING, -M189
Photo of Listing #262321

20 Chief's Island #j5, Minett

$749,000

MLS® # 262321

ROYAL LEPAGE LAKES OF MUSKOKA - CLARKE MUSKOKA REALTY BROKERAGE-PORT CARLIN
Photo of Listing #248677

Townsends Bay, Muskoka Lakes

$375,000

MLS® # 248677

ROYAL LEPAGE LAKES OF MUSKOKA REALTY, BROKERAGE, BRACEBRIDGE -M59
Photo of Listing #248741

Townsends Bay, Muskoka Lakes

$350,000

MLS® # 248741

ROYAL LEPAGE LAKES OF MUSKOKA REALTY, BROKERAGE, BRACEBRIDGE -M59
Photo of Listing #258256

3876 Muskoka 118 Road #sandfield 3 W6/7, Port Carling

$310,000 - 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,055 Sf

MLS® # 258256

JOHNSTON & DANIEL RUSHBROOKE REALTY, BROKERAGE, BALA - M313
Photo of Listing #262335

3876 Muskoka 118 Road #belmont - W6, Port Carling

$149,000 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,847 Sf

MLS® # 262335

JOHNSTON & DANIEL RUSHBROOKE REALTY, BROKERAGE, BALA - M313
Photo of Listing #238109

3876 Muskoka 118 Road #sandfield 2-w8, Port Carling

$107,500 - 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,055 Sf

MLS® # 238109

JOHNSTON & DANIEL RUSHBROOKE REALTY, BROKERAGE, BALA - M313
Photo of Listing #267378

3876 Muskoka 118 Road #sandfield 2-w4, Port Carling

$102,000 - 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,055 Sf

MLS® # 267378

JOHNSTON & DANIEL RUSHBROOKE REALTY, BROKERAGE, BALA - M313
Photo of Listing #264435

3876 Muskoka 118 Road #sandfield 5-w1, Port Carling

$102,000 - 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,055 Sf

MLS® # 264435

JOHNSTON & DANIEL RUSHBROOKE REALTY, BROKERAGE, BALA - M313
Photo of Listing #205301

3876 Muskoka 118 Road #carling 8-w8, Port Carling

$95,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,679 Sf

MLS® # 205301

JOHNSTON & DANIEL RUSHBROOKE REALTY, BROKERAGE, BALA - M313
Photo of Listing #248499

3876 Muskoka 118 Road #carling 7-w4, Port Carling

$93,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,679 Sf

MLS® # 248499

JOHNSTON & DANIEL RUSHBROOKE REALTY, BROKERAGE, BALA - M313
Photo of Listing #258257

3876 Muskoka 118 Road #carling 6-w6, Port Carling

$89,500 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,679 Sf

MLS® # 258257

JOHNSTON & DANIEL RUSHBROOKE REALTY, BROKERAGE, BALA - M313
Photo of Listing #245795

3876 Muskoka 118 Road #carling 4-w10, Port Carling

$89,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,679 Sf

MLS® # 245795

JOHNSTON & DANIEL RUSHBROOKE REALTY, BROKERAGE, BALA - M313
Photo of Listing #236008

3876 Muskoka 118 Road #sandfield 5-w10, Port Carling

$88,000 - 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,055 Sf

MLS® # 236008

JOHNSTON & DANIEL RUSHBROOKE REALTY, BROKERAGE, BALA - M313

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Lake Joseph Cottage and Home Information

Lake Joseph itself is part of the ‘Big 3’ in the Muskoka region, along with Lake Rosseau and Lake Muskoka. The Muskoka region is, in fact, the world’s second-fastest-growing recreational real estate market, behind only Cote d’Azur, France. Muskoka is sometimes referred to as the ‘Hamptons’ of Canada, indicating the popularity that Lake Joseph cottages for sale have with well-to-do professionals and executives living and working in Toronto, much the same way the Hamptons is the go-to-spot for similar individuals in NYC.

The luxury cottage market is always very strong in Lake Joseph, with investment buyers factoring into it in large numbers and understanding the growing value appeal of Lake Joseph properties. Multiple offers on listed properties are common here, and increased waterfront development in the region will continue to add to the value of Lake Joseph houses for sale.

The different townships in Muskoka each have their own specific zoning bylaws, and Lake Joseph is the same. Most properties here have an average of 400+ feet of frontage, but larger frontage and acreage lots lie along North Lake Joseph, with less congestion and less boat traffic in this area too.

Many homes in Lake Joseph will feature:

  • Classic Muskoka / Algonquin vernacular architectural style
  • Custom stonework exteriors and fireplaces
  • Floor-to-ceiling ‘weatherwall’ front windows to take advantage of lakefront views
  • Private docks for boating and sitting
  • Vaulted ceilings with arched beams
  • Central vacuum systems
  • Wood stoves
  • Central air conditioning

Many luxury homes will also have their own enclosed boathouses.

Living in Lake Joseph, Muskoka, Ontario

Lake Joseph is a very clear lake, with excellent visibility through the water. For this reason and many others, the economy here revolves primarily around tourism and it’s that industry that is key for prospective buyers of Lake Joseph cottages for sale who will be living there year-round and are not part of the predominant retiree or well-to-do homeowners in the area.

There are three different marinas in and around Lake Joseph: Gordon Bay Marine in MacTier, Pride Rosseau Marina in Port Carling, and Port Sandfield Marina. Travelling up or down the lake by boat to reach specific locations and local amenities is possible, including to the markets in Gravenhurst. In fact, some shops and restaurants on Lake Joseph are only accessible by boat. There are public boat launches at Foot’s Bay and Cox Bay, and there’s no doubt that being attuned to the lake and boating lifestyle is a prerequisite to considering Lake Joseph homes for sale.

The community also feature a vast networks of hiking trails, some of which also allow biking and horseback riding. Torrance Barrens in particular is especially noteworthy for it’s rugged, natural beauty. Fishing for lake trout, walleye, whitefish, pike, and bass in both summer and winter (ice fishing) is popular. Cross-country skiing and snowmobiling are options during the cold winter months too!

The Rocky Crest Resort & Golf Club and Lake Joe Golf Club will cater to golf enthusiasts, and there’s much more to enjoy here as well, including:

  • Bala Cranberry Festival the weekend after Thanksgiving
  • Port Carling Winterfest
  • Dwight Firefest in July
  • Kee to Bala yearly live music festival

Do note however that due to the seasonal summer boom that is a part of life in Muskoka, many businesses only open from May through Thanksgiving Weekend in October.

Schools in Seguin Township include:

  • MacTier Public School
  • Almaguin Highlands Secondary School

There is also a greater selection of public, private, and post-secondary choices in North Bay, just two hours north by car along ON-11 Highway.

Want to learn more about Lake Joseph homes? Please connect with Lakes of Muskoka Realty online or call 1.800.606.2636and he’ll be more than happy to answer every question you may have about both the real estate market and what it’s like to live in Lake Joseph, Ontario.

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