Looking for a retreat? Work has been taxing you lately? Is the city life too loud for you? Muskoka has the thing for you.
Whether you are looking to rent a property on Lake Muskoka, or buy a cabin, well you can even buy an island if what you desire most is privacy; because yes some islands are for sale in the Cottage Country. Here are some paradise islands to consider for such peace of mind:
Woodmere Island is less than 2 hours away from Toronto with easy Highway access. Its cottages are built for relaxation! They are present on the shores of the island in a way that’ll provide the privacy that the city life doesn’t especially procure. If it’s a change in scenery you’re looking for, Woodmere is the escape you’ve been looking for.
This private island enclave features a modern lake house where no expense has been spared in ensuring luxury and convenience. Nap in a hammock on the private sandy beach, or carve a wave on a wakeboard, Cherry Island provides whatever experience you desire. 2 and a half hours from Toronto located in Utterson just outside of Huntsville and Bracebridge. Located on a private island perfect for those looking for the ultimate private escape.
Luella Island is located on Lake Muskoka at the entrance to Scarcliffe Bay, not far from Beaumaris Marina and Beaumaris Yacht Club. A little further away is Walkers Point Marina. Luella Island is located north of Toronto International Airport (approximately 2 hr drive) and many areas of the GTA.
Take an all day boat cruise from Luella Island into Lake Rosseau and Lake Joseph - stop for lunch at The Lake Joseph Club, and be back on Luella Island in time for cocktails on the dock awaiting the setting sun.
Royal Muskoka Island
Often sought out yet rarely offered this signature property, the expansive views will captivate the most discriminating visitors. Stunning south west point of land with over 800 feet of gentle slope to waters edge through natural landscaping. Majestic towering pines and granite outcroppings articulate the true essence of natural Muskoka beauty.
Royal Muskoka Island is steeped in history and was once home to the famed Royal Muskoka Hotel. Built in 1901 and then destroyed by fire in 1952, it was the Grand Dame of the lake and a destination for tycoons and socialites alike.
The north eastern part of Lake Rosseau contains many beautiful estates with some extraordinary island properties.many of which are for renting. Located on glorious Lake Rosseau, Monyca Island is unforgettable! Only a 3-minute boat ride to the island. It offers seclusion on its beautifully maintained grounds, as well as plenty of outdoor seating for socializing! Enjoy a classic feel to your vacation with stunning sunsets and calm lake water.