By Mary Noe
The ultimate in Muskoka cottage living can be yours at Bellevue Estate, a newly listed family compound on the shores of Lake Rosseau. This lakefront estate is one of the most outstanding cottages for sale in Ontario and is a “must-see” opportunity for those interested in Muskoka real estate.
Considered ‘the Hamptons of the North’, Muskoka is only 160 km north of Toronto. Home to stunning scenery, top golf courses and country clubs, myriad outdoor activities, and over 1,600 lakes, Muskoka is one of Canada’s top vacation destinations and the perfect location for a cottage in Ontario.
Designed for the ultimate luxury connoisseur, this breathtaking property offers the ideal setting for lakeside living and was designed to take full advantage of its gorgeous waterfront location. Set on over 40 acres, the estate overlooks beautiful Bellevue Bay on Lake Rosseau, one of the most popular lakes in the area, and offers easy access to Lake Joseph and Lake Muskoka.
Bellevue Estate Lake Rosseau – Luxury Muskoka Lakes Lifestyles
The 18,000 sq ft luxury cottage boasts 15+ bedrooms and 11 bathrooms, offering ample room for family and friends to gather and enjoy the ‘cottage country’ lifestyle in elegant comfort. Special touches make this property unique: the Great Room, with 35 ft. vaulted ceilings is made cozy with two stone fireplaces, and overlooks the expansive private sand beach. The interior design throughout the home combines warm tones and textures with the finest finishes, including wide-planked hardwood floors, marble countertops, natural stone details, radiant flooring, and generous windows to ensure light-filled rooms and stunning views.
The Muskoka media room is decorated with reclaimed timbers salvaged from a 19th century shipwreck on Lake Huron, and the chef’s kitchen is equipped with stainless steel appliances and marble countertops. Additional interior highlights include a live music private bar and games arcade, a movie theater, a fitness centre with yoga / massage studio, an oversized sauna, and a spacious main floor master bedroom suite complete with 30-plus ft ceilings.
Ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, the estate property features a private, sandy beach with 540 ft of prime, south exposure shoreline. The two-story boathouse is designed with guest quarters above and two enclosed boat slips below, and offers an oversized dock and shaded gazebo seating area perfect for entertaining. When not on the water, the tennis court (with change house), basketball court, sports field, treehouse jungle gym with zip line, and private winter ski hill / snowboard park offer the ultimate in year-round outdoor living. A separate butler / caretaker residence is also included on-site.
Top Things to Do in Muskoka Lakes
If you ever venture off the estate, you’ll find a variety of golf, shopping, dining, and entertainment options nearby. The charming village of Rosseau, known for its summer farmers markets and the Rosseau Fall Fair, offers arts and crafts shops, restaurants, and the famous Rosseau General Store, a popular fixture since the late 19th century. Port Carling, located on the Indian River between Lake Muskoka and Lake Rosseau, is known as ‘The Hub of the Lakes’, and is perfect for exploring unique boutiques, museums, eclectic cafés, and top restaurants.
The JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa – the only JW in Canada – is accessible by boat from Bellevue Estate, and both the Rocky Crest Golf Resort and Windermere Golf & Country Club are nearby.
A dream luxury lifestyle in Ontario’s spectacular cottage country awaits you at Bellevue Estate.
- Address – 306 Burgess Road, Muskoka, ON
- Lake – Lake Rosseau
- Luxury Level – Extreme cottage country living
- Price– $14,950,000
From Santa Barbara to Barcelona, contributor Mary Noe loves to discover & share about local food, culture, customs, and personalities.