Dorset

About Dorset

Dorset is a small community in southeast Ontario’s cottage country, approximately 2 hours northeast of Toronto. Dorset is located right at the far eastern edge of the Muskoka District, which stretches from Sparrow Lake in the south, to the southeastern islands of Georgian Bay in the west, and up to the town of Novar in the north.

Real Estate Statistics
Total Listings 11
Average Price $999,336
Highest Price $2,235,000
Lowest Price $275,000

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Browse Dorset Real Estate Listings

11 Properties Found. Page 1 of 1.
Photo of Listing #40284987

N. Of 12091 Raven - Mona Bay, Dorset

$275,000

MLS® # 40284987

COLDWELL BANKER THE REAL ESTATE CENTRE, BROKERAGE, ORILLIA
Photo of Listing #40287114

27563 Highland Grove, Dorset

$824,900

MLS® # 40287114

COLDWELL BANKER THE REAL ESTATE CENTRE, BROKERAGE, ORILLIA
Photo of Listing #40277133
3 Beds, 1 Baths, 2,010 Sf

1449 Crown Lake Road, Dorset

$549,900

MLS® # 40277133

ROYAL LEPAGE LAKES OF MUSKOKA REALTY, BROKERAGE, DORSET
Photo of Listing #40280219
3 Beds, 1 Baths, 853 Sf

1024 Toffee Lane, Dorset

$889,000

MLS® # 40280219

PSR BROKERAGE, GRAVENHURST
Photo of Listing #40275874
3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,300 Sf

1093 Point Poolewi Lane, Dorset

$899,999

MLS® # 40275874

FOREST HILL REAL ESTATE INC., BROKERAGE, DORSET
Photo of Listing #40276937
5 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,500 Sf

1019 Crispin Lane, Dorset

$1,299,999

MLS® # 40276937

ROYAL LEPAGE LAKES OF MUSKOKA REALTY, BROKERAGE, DORSET
Photo of Listing #40272649
4 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,716 Sf

3708 Kawagama Lake Road, Dorset

$2,235,000

MLS® # 40272649

COLDWELL BANKER THE REAL ESTATE CENTRE, BROKERAGE, ORILLIA
Photo of Listing #40260426

1119 Crumby Lake Drive, Dorset

$999,000

MLS® # 40260426

COLDWELL BANKER THE REAL ESTATE CENTRE, BROKERAGE, ORILLIA
Photo of Listing #40260113
2 Beds, 1 Baths, 720 Sf

10797 Raven - West Shore, Dorset

$420,000

MLS® # 40260113

COLDWELL BANKER THE REAL ESTATE CENTRE, BROKERAGE, ORILLIA
Photo of Listing #40247308
4 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,820 Sf

6-1071 Trout Lake Road, Dorset

$1,599,900

MLS® # 40247308

FOREST HILL REAL ESTATE INC., BROKERAGE, DORSET
Photo of Listing #40221401
5 Beds, 1 Baths, 1,423 Sf

1063 Peace Lane, Dorset

$999,999

MLS® # 40221401

FOREST HILL REAL ESTATE INC., BROKERAGE, DORSET

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Dorset, Ontario Community Information

Dorset also falls at the boundary between the Lake of Bays Municipality and Algonquin Highlands Township. Dorset is situated near the intersection of Highway 35 and 117, and across an inlet into Trading Bay of the Lake of Bays. A bridge at the middle of Dorset crosses the divide between Big and Little Trading Bay.

Nearby towns include Dwight (north), Baysville (west), Pine Springs (south), and Carnarvon (further south). Dorset also falls within Ontario’s scenic cottage country, most of which is in the geographical region known as the Canadian Shield, an area defined by rocky outcroppings, dense forests, and hundreds of lakes.

Dorset Real Estate

Real estate in Dorset includes a small town center with businesses and a few single-family homes. These homes are both rustic and comfortable, reflecting a range of country appropriate styles including wood frame construction, large decks, and many other features for enjoying the scenery and weathering the elements.

As with many homes and properties in the wider southeast Ontario area, the homes around Dorset are grouped along the shores of lakes and tributaries like Paint Lake, and Raven Lake. These homes have elevated living rooms opening onto decks and with tall windows for taking in the lakeside views. The properties also have their own docks and other boating facilities for enjoying the water in the summer.

Homes and cottages around Dorset include large and unique structures in innovative layouts. Some will blend a variety of shed-roof configurations and multi-leveled designs. Common features include balconies, fireplaces, and spacious interiors.

The area around Dorset and the local real estate market also includes a number of empty or undeveloped lots. These properties present an excellent opportunity for building a vacation or getaway home of your own, complete with all the custom details and conveniences you wish for.

Things to do in & around Dorset, ON

Dorset is a very popular destination with visitors from urban centers to the south. During the summer months, the town swells in size as vacationers come to take up residence in their holiday homes and cottages. Visitors and residents alike enjoy the many activities offered by the natural landscape of Dorset, including boating, swimming, fishing, sunbathing, hiking, and so on.

You can take a trip on the SS Bigwin into the Lake of Bays, visiting the resort on Bigwin Island and the golf course located there.

Dorset is especially popular as a gateway to Algonquin Provincial Park, an expansive natural area located to the northeast.

Within Dorset, there are many sites to see and visit, such as:

  • Lake of Bays Beach
  • Dorset Recreation Centre
  • Dorset Heritage Museum
  • Muskoka Jewels
  • Dorset Lookout Tower

Robinson’s General Store (surprisingly, a beloved and well-known local destination) Restaurants like Pizza on Earth, The Fish Shack, and The Trading Bay Dining Company

There are also a few B&Bs and resorts to stay at, like the Muskoka All Seasons Resort at the far end of Little Trading Bay.

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