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Jay Richardson

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Phone : 705.571.2118

Email : jay@jayrichardson.ca

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Royal LePage Lakes Of Muskoka, Brokerage

Phone : 705.635.9992

2833 HIGHWAY 60

Dwight, ON, P0A1H0

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Dwight Market, Lake of Bays

Dwight Market, a notably successful and popular landmark in Lake of Bays, Muskoka, has been a part of the Dwight landscape for over 70 years. Featured in magazines such as the Financial Post and Food & Drink, this local treasure is the go to place for high quality beef, pork, poultry, fish, fresh Ontario produce, gourmet cheeses and charcuterie. Staples include convenience foods plus freezers stocked with a great selection of cook at home meat pies & pasta dishes. Cottagers, residents & visitors rave about this year-round country market that has served the population for generations.

 

The market services both local Lake of Bays residents and the upscale second home and cottage market. Vacation homes on Lake of Bays and area range from a summer starter cottage at half a million dollars to cottages listed for sale at over ten million.  Combined with local residents, the seasonal and year round vacation home owners create a vibrant community, which enjoys the amenities of bigger cities, but with a classic Muskoka twist.

 

Within walking distance of the Dwight Market is the Township of Lake of Bays office, library, and Community Centre. In view of and a short walk away by foot is Lake of Bays and the Dwight Beach, a beautiful white sand beach popular with residents and tourists to the area. The public boat launch at Dwight Dock is the spot to catch a cruise on the famous Bigwin Steam Ship or dock your boat and walk up to the Dwight market for those forgotten last minute items.

Lake of Bays is a township within the District Municipality of Muskoka, Ontario, Canada. The township, situated 193 kilometres (120 mi) north of Toronto, is named after the Lake of Bays.

Located in the northeast corner of Muskoka, the Lake of Bays offers a natural landscape of forests, rocks, lakes and wetlands. It is an important cottaging, recreation and tourism destination in Ontario. Currently, the economy of the township is primarily based on tourism, recreation, and the service sector with forestry and aggregate (composite) extraction contributing as well.

Lake of Bays

Lake of Bays Muskoka is alive with history and beauty unmatched by few places in the world. Named for the curves of its shoreline, Lake of Bays is a magnificent natural treasure located in the northeast corner of Muskoka. It is a vast and spectacular land encompassing 66,000 acres of crystal clear waters, pristine forests, wetlands, rocky outcrops and sandy beaches. The villages of Dwight, Dorset, Baysville, Hillside and Oxtongue Lake collectively make up the enchanting destination of Lake of Bays Muskoka. Lake of Bays Muskoka is a favourite all season destination for recreationists and sports enthusiasts, offering many kilometres of winding paths and long lake runs to go swimming, fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, waterskiing, sailing, hiking, cycling, mountain biking, golfing, alpine and nordic skiing, skating, snowmobiling, ice fishing or dog sledding. Alternatively, it's the perfect location for a quiet, relaxing getaway! Stay where the welcome mat is always out at our variety of first class resorts, lodges and family cottages. The second largest lake in the Muskoka Watershed, Lake of Bays Muskoka boasts 563 kilometres of shoreline and is thought to be 260 ft deep in places. The area even has a legendary lake monster which many believe is a hoax and others have sworn to have seen and signed statements as far back as 1959 to the fact. The lakes that feed into Lake of Bays Muskoka are Smoke and Tea Lakes in Algonquin Park and Kawagama Lake, as well as other rivers and creeks.