Longbow Lake

ABOUT Longbow Lake

Longbow Lake is just 15 minutes east of Kenora, ON along Highway 17. Living so close to a large city gives you the benefit of a waterfront recreational cottage just minutes from all the amenities Kenora has to offer. Longbow Lake itself is approximately 3 kilometers wide and 6.5 kilometers long. This is a great size for you to enjoy boating, fishing, swimming, and anything else you can do on the water! The lakefront homes or cottages for sale are ideal for those looking for family retreat property in a very convenient location. Easy weekend access for those traveling in from Winnipeg, MB, as well as being only a 10-minute drive from the Kenora Airport for those that are flying into area.

Explore Longbow Lake, Kenora Real Estate

The Longbow Lake, Kenora real estate market has some of the best waterfront cottages in the area. Primarily located on the northern and western ends of the lake itself, you'll find affordable cabins and some large more luxurious single-family cottages. The area has great fishing and boating for those enthusiasts looking for a prime fishing spot. These properties generally have many modern amenities due too the proximity to Kenora, ON. This area is ideal for families that want to get away from it all, but maybe not too far away!

Cabins or cottages on the northern end of the lake have great access to the highway and the many resorts in the area. The further east you go the more secluded the properties are, as the resorts and camping areas are concentrated in the northwestern section of the lake. You'll have the chance of finding smaller cabins and some larger cottages in this part of the lake. Take a drive along Longbow Lake Road, Primmers Road, and Smith Road to find a property that will have you meeting neighbours and creating lasting memories with your family!

Cottages on the western side of the lake can be accessed by Storm Bay Road and Kimberley Road. These are all private waterfront residences on an acre or two of land, with private docks and gorgeous lake views. The further down Storm Bay Road you go, the further you are from the highway and the more private and quiet the area is. For those looking for a larger family cottage in the area, you'll find homes that have about 2,000+ square feet of living space, 3-4 bedrooms, and 2-3 bathrooms. These beautiful family cottages have a large deck space where you can take in the beautiful views of the lake. These custom cottages will vary when it comes to interior spaces but some of the more common features may include:

  • Custom woodwork
  • Hardwood flooring
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Fireplaces
  • Open plan kitchen & dining

Longbow Lake Community Highlights

The community itself does offers some shopping and makesure to check out Smith Camps on Storm Bay road for dinner! In Kenora you can stock up on groceries at big chain supermarkets, grab a coffee at a local roastery, or if you have some extra time you can watch a movie at the theatre in town. Even if you forget to pick up something at the store, the advantage of having a property on Longbow Lake is that you are minutes away from city shops and restaurants.

Longbow lake has exceptional fishing, which includes interesting points, narrow passages, shallow weedy bays, islands, and sharp drop-offs that reach depths of 80 feet.  On the east side of the lake via Longbow lake road, there are boat launches for you to use. Some of the fish you may find in the lake include walleye, pike, and largemouth bass to name a few. The lake is perfect for fishing and boating, but if you need access to the Lake of the woods, there's an electric conveyor boat lift located on the southwest corner of Longbow Lake. No matter what your boating needs are in this area, you'll be content with all that Longbow lake has to offer!

Do you require more information about Longbow Lake cottages for sale? Contact Cabin Country Realty Ltd. to show you Longbow Lake, Kenora real estate that will fit your lifestyle.

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