Known as ‘The Gateway to Muskoka’, the pleasant town Gravenhurst Ontario has much to offer those seeking a vacation home or full-time residence in cottage country. Just 1.5 hours from Toronto Pearson Airport and two hours from downtown Toronto, it’s becoming increasingly popular as a Muskoka destination in which to work, rest, and play.
For those who enjoy cultural activities, Gravenhurst boasts no end of fun things to do. It was here that Canada’s long tradition of summer theatre started, and still draws the crowds to the iconic Gravenhurst Opera House. This Muskoka venue is also used throughout the year to host concerts and musical performances, only rivalled in its eclectic choice of bands and artists by the excellent Peter’s Players.
Gravenhurst is also home to some of the top attractions in Muskoka. Head to the multi-million dollar Muskoka Wharf for a trip across Lake Muskoka aboard the historic steamship, SS Segwun, or her sister ship, the Wenonah II. Afterwards, stop into one of the excellent eateries overlooking Muskoka Bay. In fact, one of the top things do in Gravenhurst is to stop for afternoon tea at the Blue Willow Tea Shop as you watch these historic Muskoka steamships come and go.
Gravenhurst Real Estate is Some of the Best in Muskoka
When you add to this list the superb infrastructure and public facilities and amenities Gravenhurst has to offer – including a state-of-the-art sports facility in the local YMCA, along with excellent schools – it’s easy to see why this attractive Ontario town is gaining in popularity for those seeking a full-time Muskoka home.
Gravenhurst real estate covers a broad selection of Muskoka houses for sale, along with charming waterfront cottages for sale on the shores of Lake Muskoka. Many of these cottages are quite luxurious and offer year-round fun, with boating in the summer and winter activities including snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and even ice fishing on the frozen lakes.
The townships many smaller lakes also offer plenty of choice when it comes time to start researching cottages and houses for sale in Gravenhurst and the surrounding Muskoka lakes. These include attractive waterfront cottages on lakes Kahshe Lake and Sparrow Lake, as well as the popular Muldrew Lake.
To learn more about luxury Gravenhurst real estate for sale, as well as the best neighbourhoods and lakes featuring current cottages and homes for sale in Gravenhurst, get int touch – we’d love to help you find a new home or cottage in Gravenhurst.