Cottage For Sale on Big Basswood Lake

All the things you love about Muskoka and the Kawarthas for a fraction of the price.  

About The Property

Authentic, 4-season Log Cottage on the #1 rated lake in Ontario for water clarity.  You can drink right from the lake if you want to, it's that clean.   Two large bedrooms on the second floor with an office nook for those looking to 'work' from the cottage.  

Located in a calm, quiet bay, the owners carefully selected this location for it's kid-friendly entry to the water, southwest exposure and brilliant sunsets.   

Just over 5 hours drive to the GTA and will be even faster when Hwy 17 is converted to 4-lanes.  This property truly has all the things we love about the Kawarthas and Muskoka (and a few major bonuses) for a fraction of the price. 





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Property Highlights

  • Four-season Cottage with dual heat sources:  WETT Certified wood and electric.
  • Shallow water entry to the lake is perfect for families.
  • Authentic Log Home Construction is simple to maintain and the ultimate in durability. 
  • Fresh water aquifer provides an endless supply of the purest water nature has to offer.
  • Southwest Exposure for afternoon and evening sun at the dock and brilliant sunsets at night. 

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Why You'll Love This Cottage

South West Exposure

Enjoy your watersports in the warm, all-day sun.  .

Shallow Entry Beach

Shallow, family-friendly entry to the pristine waters of Big Basswood.

Room To Grow

Potential to convert storage building into additional living space.  

Closer Than You Think

Only 5 hours by car to the GTA, 80 minutes to Michigan Border, and 2 hours from Sudbury.   

Own A cottage on The cleanest lake in ontario

In a time where Ontario lakes are becoming overrun with boat traffic, algae blooms and pollution, Big Basswood is the gold standard.

Big Basswood Lake is one of the cleanest and largest inland lakes in Ontario, and consistently ranks # 1 by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources for water clarity and cleanliness.  

You can drink the water right from the lake (which is the way water should be!).

big basswood By The Numbers

Surface Area, (km²):


Maximum Depth

240 feet

Mean Depth

125 feet

Perimeter (km):

35.2 km


Bass, Pike, Trout, Perch

5.5 hours by car to the GTA

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Lake Features And Highlights

  • Rated #1 lake in Ontario for clarity by Ministry Of Natural Resources
  • A short drive to all amenities in Thessalon 
  • Anglers Paradise with: Bass, Lake Trout, Northern Pike, Perch and More.  Bear, Deer, Moose, Goose hunting and more in the immediate area .
  • Over 7,000 surface acres of water and 50km of shoreline to explore .

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