Calling all Muskoka lovers! Submit your best Muskoka-inspired cocktail recipe, and a short paragraph on your inspiration. Our favourite submission will win all of the ingredients of our own custom Cottage in Muskoka cocktail (Muskoka Spirits Co. Legendary Oddity Gin*, Sugarbush Hill Farm Dark Maple Syrup, and Fever-Tree Premium Club Soda), plus an engraved Cottage in Muskoka Yeti Rambler Lowball! You must be at least 19 to enter.
Please tell us:
The name of your cocktail
The ingredients and recipe
The inspiration behind it
How you would like your name to appear (first & last or first name only)
Our favourite entries, based on creativity and “Muskoka-ness,” will be judged for taste by our family over the Canada Day long weekend (woohoo!). Please submit entries to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, or fill out our google form. Entries are due by Wednesday, June 26th 2021 and the winner will be announced in the first week of July.
Subscribers to our brand new newsletter have been given a head start with their mixology, so if you’re not in on the fun yet make sure to go sign up here! We can’t wait to see what you come up with!
*potentially in the form of a gift card – legal investigation pending 😜
Looking for an edge to protecting your Muskoka property? We endorse this excellent program being delivered in Muskoka this summer. Please call us if you have any questions or need any help.
2021 Natural Edge Program
MWC has received funding through Watersheds Canada to deliver The Natural Edge Program in the Muskoka area this summer!
The Natural Edge Program guides landowners through every step of the shoreline re-naturalization process, from planning to planting. It empowers property owners to restore their shoreline, protect their water quality, and create habitat for wildlife and pollinators using native trees, shrubs, and wildflowers.
Participants in The Natural Edge Program receive:
A free site visit to discuss shoreline concerns, provide recommendations, and assess planting conditions;
A personalized planting plan, including photos of selected planting areas and ideal plant species;
Free resources to ensure that the newly planted vegetation thrives in the first few years of establishment and growth; and
Follow-up and support with your new plants.
And for landowners wanting to get a jump on planting their shoreline, there are a limited number of Shoreline Re-naturalization Starter Kits available for a low cost, which include:
50 native plants including trees, shrubs, ferns and wildflowers
Coconut fibre mats to deter grass from growing around new plantings
Tree guards for all deciduous trees
Mulch for the wildflowers and ferns
Plant Care Guide with instructions on how to take care of your new plants
Cottage in Muskoka for sale, Lake Muskoka (Muskoka Beach) – Beautifully kept, super-clean, three bedroom, one bath cottage for sale on level lot in Muskoka Beach area.
Muskoka Beach cottage for sale
The Muskoka Beach community on Lake Muskoka is known for its shallow, perfect hard-sand bottom, beautiful views and gorgeous sunsets. This four season cottage has municipal water and has been meticulously maintained. There is super-easy access by road to this very level lot; just 5 minutes to Gravenhurst.
Due in no small part to the wonderful sand bottom and the gorgeous views, cottages on Muskoka Beach sell very quickly and this one is very affordable at $749,900.
This Muldrew Lake waterfront building lot features 400 feet of frontage. One of the larger and much sought after lakes in Muskoka, Muldrew Lake offers cool, clear swimming, great boating and fishing and the ultimate Canadian Muskoka experience.
Muldrew Lake waterfront building lot
The sellers have invested five years in developing the lot and have therefore priced it to sell. This property has been in the same family since the turn of the last century and it is time to share the experience. The `feel` is remote, yet the reality is that this pine and granite wonderland is located not far along Peninsula Road.
Gorgeous, private views
Minutes to Muskoka Wharf & Gravenhurst Amenities
Come and test it – you will find it is a quick 10 minute drive to town. The topography is rugged and pristine for a classic Muskoka experience. The building site has an Evaluation Report available to qualified buyers. Please ask about its Managed Forest Property designation.
Muskoka cottage building lot – featuring 500 feet on Muldrew Lake!
Gorgeous Muldrew Lake
Superb privacy on pristine Muldrew Lake
Muldrew Lake is Muskoka’s eighth largest lake, and only 90 minutes to the GTA. Close to all the amenities of Gravenhurst, Muldrew Lake is pristine and only seems far away.
This site would provide the ultimate, private platform for the Muskoka cottage of anyone’s dreams. The views are incredible. The owners have spent five years, preparing the paperwork so that you can step in with your designer and builder and finally make your dreams come true. The lot is vast, yet close to town (10 minutes, honestly!). The land is gorgeous and the rock slipping gently into the water will tickle your fancy. Why wait? They aren`t making any more land and Muldrew is the ultimate.
An Environmental Report has been completed and a copy will be provided to the qualified buyer. This is a Managed Forest property. Just ask about it.
If a Muskoka cottage building lot is on your radar, you need to see this rare, large, private property.
42 acre cottage lot on Sparrow Lake, featuring an amazing 1369 feet of frontage!
Beautiful Muskoka shoreline and view
Beautiful, expansive 42 acre building lot on popular Sparrow Lake. Properties this size just don`t come up any more. Incredible, views from this very private lot. On the western shore of Sparrow lake, this property is easily accessed by Torpitt road. This year-round township road is only 15 minutes of Hwy 11, just north of Orillia.
There is hydro to the property, the township is very familiar with this property and can help you with your building plans.
Great views from building sites
Sparrow Lake is part of the Trent Severn Waterway, so your boating is not just limited to this fabulous lake, but up the Severn River to Lakes Couchiching, Simcoe, on to the Kawarthas and down the Severn out to Georgian Bay. Sparrow Lake is great for four-season fishing and outdoor activities with lots of fish species and abundant wildlife. Did you know that a Lake on Saturn’s moon Titan was named after Sparrow Lake?
Sparrow Lake has an excellent cottagers association, the SLA.
They are a very active lake association, sponsor annual events, watching out for cottager’s safety and protect the lake and it’s environment.
Some of the environmentally important area of this large property – well away from logical building sites – is managed by the Muskoka Conservancy. This not only ensures protection for your property in perpetuity – ensuring that it will remain in its beautiful natural state, but also provides you, the landowner, with tax relief.
Cottage for sale on Gull Lake, Gravenhurst.
Dreaming of escaping from the office to your Muskoka Retreat? Not interested in a long drive from the city or hiking through the bush, but do want an upscale Muskoka experience? This cottage is so perfectly positioned for fun and games.
Cottage in Muskoka Gull Lake
Gull Lake is beautiful, with rock outcroppings and classic Muskoka pine and style. It joins Silver Lake, so you have many miles of pristine boating to enjoy. See this link for more on Gull/Silver Lakes.
Gull Lake, boating toward Silver Lake
The view from the cottage is spectacular and the trip to the dock is a cinch. The cottage is in town. That means high speed internet (hard to get in remote areas), walking to dinner, enjoying Music on the Barge on Sunday nights, boating (or walking) for groceries and ice cream.
Upscale cottage with great views
This cottage is not for those seeking a wilderness experience. It is for upscale urban couples, with or without children who crave an easy breezy getaway.
“Pristine lakes. Towering forests. Crystal clean air. And a vitality that sweeps through the trees and makes its way into your soul.
Welcome to Muskoka Bay Club, a four season community with an abundance of recreational and social activities just outside your door. The crowning glory is the incredible 17,000 square foot Clifftop Clubhouse. The definitive recreational and social centre – a place to play and relax.
Experience exquisite dining, full-service fitness, a stylish spa retreat, infinity pool, kid’s pool, tennis courts, pro shop and bistro. If you’d prefer more privacy, you can retreat to your beautifully-designed residence.
The Villas offer up to 2,200 square feet, nestled within the breathtaking terrain of the Doug Carrick designed 18-hole championship golf course. Four season homes offer up to 3,300 square feet, set on deep wooded lots. The amenities you’ve imagined. The peace you’ve dreamed about, all just 90 minutes north of Toronto in Gravenhurst. Your life, at its best.” (Courtesy Muskoka Bay Club)
Listed for sale is the jewel of the Muskoka Bay Club Villas. Stunning villa and property; great entertaining, gorgeous views down and across the 12th fairway including a large pond. Total privacy and those great views in second floor balcony hot tub. Beautifully appointed three bedroom, four bathroom villa, with many inclusions. Gorgeous landscaping, quintessential Muskoka lifestyle in a clubhouse environment overlooking the award winning, Carrick designed golf course. Fully finished lower level. Perfect for a couple or family.
For more information follow this link. For a private tour, please use the contact form to the left.
Subject property is corner villa toward top of picture
We are almost there – part of the way through March. Lots of snow, ice and cold, but things will look very different in just a few weeks. Here from the Muskoka Lakes Association is the March NewsBites.
Courtesy of the Muskoka Lakes Association
Welcome to March 2015 NewsBites
The MLA is pleased to inform our members that we will be presenting the MLA’s 2014 Water Quality Initiative Report to Bracebridge, Sequin, Gravenhurst, and Township of Muskoka Lakes councillors over the next two months. Water Quality Director Andrew Watson presented our