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Welcome to Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited Haliburton. We are the leading realtor of luxury waterfront homes and executive cottages in Haliburton Highlands, the Kawartha Lakes and the Algonquin Highlands - a central Ontario cottage country destination renowned for its many beautiful lakes, abundant sports and recreational opportunities, charming towns, and beautiful wilderness vistas. With a wealth of experience in senior management, marketing and real estate, the Chestnut Park Haliburton team of Greg McInnis, Shirley Rule, Graeme Woods and Rob Serediuk have come together to provide the ultimate package of comprehensive real estate services, in order to successfully sell your Haliburton waterfront property for top dollar and to assist purchasers find the ideal Highlands cottage, executive estate or Haliburton lakefront retirement home of their dreams.
In just two years, the Chestnut Park Haliburton team has become the market leader of high end home sales in Haliburton. We are the number one real estate office in Haliburton, selling the most Haliburton waterfront properties in both the one million dollar plus and 750 thousand dollar plus range, in total sales volume and sales numbers, Our team is currently the second highest selling Haliburton realtor of Haliburton waterfront homes and cottages in the 500 thousand dollar plus range, in both total sales volume and number of sales…. but not for long. We have set our sights on being number one in this market category as well, and we will continue work hard to do so.
Chestnut Park Real Estate Ltd., an exclusive affiliate of Christie's International Real Estate, is one of Ontario's leading luxury real estate companies. The Chestnut Park name is synonymous with carriage trade real estate, high end homes and executive waterfront cottages, with real estate agents who are considered to be the best in the business. At Chestnut Park Haliburton, we are proud to be associated with this exceptional real estate company that is recognized for its integrity, superlative customer service and outstanding sales record. You can rest assured that our Haliburton real estate office will deliver the same level of exceptional service that you have come to expect from the Chestnut Park brand.
At Chestnut Park Haliburton, we are committed to helping our clients realize their real estate objectives. What separates us from the pack is our unique team approach to real estate services. As experienced real estate professionals, we work together, utilizing all of our individual strengths, skills and expertise to sell your home fast, or to help you purchase the perfect Haliburton home or Kawartha cottage in your price range. We want to be your Haliburton realtor and would sincerely appreciate the opportunity to discuss in depth, how working together, we can help you achieve your real estate goals.
With our in-depth knowledge of the Haliburton real estate market, professional expertise, and company resources, let us develop a custom marketing plan to sell your Haliburton or Kawartha Lakes property. We will evaluate your home and compare it to similar homes sold in the area, to determine what it is worth in today's market in order to arrive at the best listing price. We will present to you a comprehensive and detailed marketing plan, outlining how we will market your home. We can offer advice on any number of real estate topics such as when to sell, costs that may be involved in selling your home, what to do to get your home ready for showings, how to stage your home to make it look its best to potential buyers, and more. We will be with you every step of the way through the selling process, providing timely feedback from potential buyers and other real estate agents. As Haliburton's top realtor of luxury waterfront properties, our agency offers the best Haliburton waterfront homes for sale, make shopping for real estate in cottage country a pleasure.
Selling waterfront homes and cottages in the Haliburton Highlands, The Kawartha Lakes and in the Algonquin Highlands, Chestnut Park Haliburton has listings of lakefront properties for sale on many of the best lakes in cottage country, including Redstone, Kennisis, Drag, Maple, Boshkong, Twelve Mile, Mountain Lake, Horseshoe, Halls, Gull, Soyers, Lake Kashagawigamog, Koshlong, Kushog, and on many of Haliburton's beautiful smaller lakes and scenic rivers. As full time Haliburton residents, Rob, Greg, Graeme and Shirley are extremely knowledgeable about the Haliburton Highlands area and its lakes and can offer invaluable advice to those considering the purchase of a lakefront property in Haliburton.
What sets the Chestnut Park Haliburton team of Greg McInnis, Shirley Rule, Graeme Woods and Rob Serediuk apart from other Haliburton real estate agents is our strong drive to succeed and our resolute commitment to ensure the complete satisfaction of every client we serve. We work together as a team, employing all our resources to deliver Haliburton realty services that are second to none. As the leading Haliburton realtor of luxury waterfront homes and cottages, our sales record speaks for its self.
Our Haliburton real estate office also lists and sells many wonderful midrange and entry level Haliburton cottages and lakefront properties as well. Whether you are shopping for an executive waterfront home in Haliburton or a modest family lakefront cottage on one of Haliburton's many beautiful smaller lakes, we will provide the same exceptional level of service to assist you in selling your Highlands vacation home or finding and purchasing the Haliburton property of your dreams. We invite you to call us for an appointment; so that we can meet and discuss in depth your specific real estate needs and how we can help to make them a reality, or you can drop by our our Haliburton real estate office on Kennisis Lake Road.
When shopping for that ideal lakefront home, cottage or recreational property, there are many things that buyers should take into consideration. Before you start your search, it is important to assess your needs. At Chestnut Park Haliburton we have developed a detailed survey to assist our clients find the right Haliburton home or cottage that best satisfies their requirements. The survey outlines everything that Haliburton cottage buyers should take into consideration when shopping for a cottage property. When searching for a home, it is important to view a number of similar properties, in order to compare each property's pro and cons and to determine fair market value. Bearing in mind that no two homes are exactly alike, your real estate agent should be showing you properties with comparable attributes and of similar value so that you can compare apples to apples. And, it is even more critical that home sellers, receive from their real estate agent a comprehensive list of comparable sales in their area, before listing their recreational property for sale.
In the case of recreational properties, lakefront cottages and waterfront homes in Haliburton, finding comparable listings or sales is often much harder to do as the types of properties in Haliburton can be quite diverse. There are some Haliburton homes and cottage properties that are so unique that finding a similar property with which to compare would be next to impossible. This is where an experienced Haliburton realtor can be your most important resource for anyone considering buying or selling a property in Haliburton.
For all your Haliburton real estate needs, let the experts at Chestnut Park Haliburton guide you through the waterfront home or cottage buying and selling process. We are the Highlands luxury real estate specialists. Seasoned professionals, with many years of combined experience in the sale and marketing of lakefront homes, executive cottages and prime Haliburton waterfront properties on the region's most sought after lakes, including Kennisis, Soyers, Kashagawigamog, Gull, Mountain, Boshkong, Drag, Redstone and Twelve Mile.
There are many reasons to consider the Haliburton Highlands when you are thinking of purchasing an Ontario cottage property or second home in cottage country. Haliburton is a great place to own a vacation home. It is also a wonderful place to live and is becoming a very desirable retirement community to retire to. Haliburton is a top Ontario year-round vacation destination because of its unsurpassed natural beauty and wide variety of outdoor recreational opportunities for everyone to enjoy, even the most avid sportsman. It's a pleasant drive to get to the Highlands from the GTA. Located just 2.5 hours, north east of Toronto, you can drive to Haliburton via scenic routes that avoid the bumper to bumper weekend traffic found on Highways 400 and 11.
Two other very important reasons that you may want to seriously consider the Haliburton Highlands when shopping for your next lakeside cottage or executive waterfront home are Haliburton's lower real estate prices and lower taxes. Compared to longer-established cottage country areas like the Muskoka Lakes region, Haliburton real estate is a true bargain. Cottage and home buyers get much more for their money in Haliburton than they would in Muskoka. As well, taxes are lower here, even though Haliburton has all the services found in Muskoka, including two brand new hospitals.
Retire in cottage country; bank the profits from selling an equity-rich Toronto home and buy a beautiful lakeside home in Haliburton, Muskoka or the Kawarthas with plenty of money left over to travel and do the things you want to do. That is the dream of many city-dwellers who are thinking about making the most of retirement living. This dream is alive and well in Haliburton, where real estate prices are still comparatively low. In Haliburton, you can still buy a high-end waterfront home and have money left over from the sale of you home in Toronto, unlike other popular cottage country areas where prices have risen considerably over the last few years.
Haliburton has a large population of active seniors and is becoming a very popular community for retirement living in Ontario. Every year, more and more people move to Haliburton County to make the most of their retirement years, and it's no wonder. Aside from low real estate prices; where you can get much more house for your money, and low property taxes, Haliburton is simply a great place to live. Haliburton has all the shops and services you could possibly need. Haliburton has a thriving arts community and a wide variety of service clubs and dozens of social organizations so you can be as busy and involved as you like. This beautiful Ontario cottage country destination has a theater company, snow mobile club, bridge club, multiple music clubs, outdoor associations, quilt guilds, ATV Club, men and ladies golf leagues, University Women Group, Friendship Force Group, cycling club, Haliburton Grannies for Africa, book clubs, curling clubs, CARP, photography clubs, and so much more. You may be surprised at the diversity and variety of things to do in Haliburton. No matter where your interests lie, there are more than enough activities and events in Haliburton for fun and satisfying retirement living in Ontario. The Haliburton Highlands seems to have it all. Here you can curl, swim, ski, hunt, attend alive opera performances, golf, take a yoga class, hike, boat, join a theatre group, dogsled, play in an orchestra or sing in a choir, fish, or simply enjoy the peace and quiet of this rugged, yet charming Ontario lake area.
If you are thinking about buying a Muskoka cottage or Muskoka lakefront home, why not consider including the Haliburton Highlands region as well in your property search for the ideal lakefront cottage or waterfront home in Ontario cottage country. Haliburton, with large tracks of forested wilderness, hundreds of beautiful clear, clean lakes, charming towns and villages that provide all the shops, services and entertainment options that you could possibly need, is not only less expensive than Muskoka, but, depending where you are traveling from in the GTA, Haliburton is often easier to drive to. And, when the 404 Highway extension to Keswick is completed, the drive to Haliburton will be even faster.
Keeping their real estate clients in the know is just one of the many ways that the realtors of Chestnut Park Haliburton deliver a level of service that is well above the competition. Timely communications with all of their clients, both buyers and sellers, is all part of the top-notch service this successful Haliburton real estate company provides on an ongoing basis. Sellers who list their properties with Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited Haliburton can sign in online to review a personal activity report on their property for sale. The activity report contains weekly updates on how your real estate agent is marketing your property, property showings, open houses, and feedback from prospective buyers and other agents. As well, your Haliburton realtor team mails out regular updates on local market conditions to provide buyers and sells with all the latest information. To help Haliburton property buyers find the ideal property in their price range, a weekly mailing that lists all properties available in their desired price category and new listings for properties that fit the buyer's criteria is emailed to Chestnut Park Real Estate Haliburton clients. The system provides current property information, including updates like price changes and properties that have sold. A direct link to each listing is provided for buyers to learn more about each property and to view photos and/or virtual tours. Naturally, a Chestnut Park agent is just a click or a phone call away if a buyer has any further questions or would like to arrange a showing. Chestnut Park Real Estate Haliburton likes to keep their home sellers well-informed too. Haliburton property owners who have their property listed with Chestnut Park also receive weekly mailings about all the recent real estate activity in the area that would be of interest to them. The mailings include all comparable properties for sale in Haliburton, with updates when a property sells or when there has been a reduction in the listing price. This way, sellers can see the properties that they are competing against, compare their property with others that are for sale, and get a better idea of what is selling in Haliburton.
Haliburton County encompasses a vast area totaling more than 1,500 square miles of prime Ontario cottage country real estate. Haliburton is also known as the Haliburton Highlands because of its high elevation and hilly terrain, but also in recognition of its proud Scottish pioneer heritage. Part of the Canadian Shield, the Haliburton area is comprised of rugged wilderness with wide expanses of forests, woodlands, and many clean and clear lakes, rivers and streams. Vibrant and distinctive communities spread throughout the region offer visitors, cottages and full-time residents all the services, entertainment and culture they could ask for.
An established Ontario cottage country area, the Haliburton Highlands is also popular Central Ontario resort and vacation destination. In addition to its many inhabitants of the feather, fowl and four-legged variety, Haliburton is home many artists and craftspeople. The magnificent scenery inspires artist and photographers alike. Haliburton's thriving arts community grows every year as more people are drawn to the area. The Haliburton School of the Arts, located at the beautiful new Fleming College Haliburton Campus offers dozens of certificate programs and workshops. Its summer program which offers a variety of weekly art courses has been attracting students to the Highlands for over 25 years. The long-running Highlands Fall Studio is another popular draw to the area.
Once a well-kept secret, the Highlands of Haliburton is slowly becoming one of the most up-and-coming locations in Ontario for recreational property and cottage ownership. In the summer months, Haliburton lakes are warm and inviting; offering so many amazing ways to enjoy time on the water. In the wintertime, few places in Ontario can rival Haliburton's many kilometers of Nordic ski trails and groomed snowmobile trails. And with an almost guaranteed abundance of snow each year, Haliburton trails generally remain snow-covered longer than other areas in the province for more wintertime fun.
The Minden Wild Water Preserve is another popular attraction putting Haliburton on the map. This world-class kayaking run is privately owned and operated by White Water Ontario. Many Haliburton cottagers and local residents regularly stop by to view kayakers maneuver their way through the fast running water course. For the more adventurous, white water kayak rentals. The Minder Wild Water Preserve host dozens of kayak races each year. The 2015 Pan Am Games Canoe/Kayak Slalom Competition was held here, bringing hundreds of people to the area who, during the games, rented all available Haliburton cottages and lakefront homes.
The Kawartha Lakes Region has so much to offer as an Ontario vacation destination, a great place to own recreational real estate, or as a terrific year-round place to live. Just an hour from the GTA in a peaceful rural setting, the Kawartha Lakes boasts more than 250 beautiful lakes and rivers, five provincial parks, and many charming towns and small cities that provide all the shopping, entertainment, and services that you could possibly need.
With a population of just over 20,000, the largest town in the Kawarthas is Lindsay.
Noted for having one of the widest main streets in Ontario, Lindsay prides itself on its rich history and cultural heritage. Very picturesque, the town has many lovely parks, century homes and buildings, and a diversity of entertaining events throughout the year. Lindsay's central location makes it convenient for Kawartha cottage owners and people residing in year-round lakefront homes to do their shopping, have a nice meal out, or get any services that they may require.
Other Kawartha communities located throughout the region include the villages of Kinmount, Norland, Kirkfield, Lakefield, Fenelon Falls, Bobcaygeon, Omemee, Woodville, Dunsford, Ponty Pool, Oakwood, Bethany, and Little Britain.
One would expect that an area known as The Kawartha Lakes would contain a lake or two, and the Kawarthas do not disappoint. The region is blessed with many lakes and waterways. The Kawarthas’ primary lake chain consists of several large lakes, including Balsam Lake, Cameron Lake, Sturgeon Lake, Pigeon Lake, Buckhorn Lake, Lake Chemong, Lower Buckhorn Lake, Lovesick Lake, Stoney Lake and Lake Scugog. These are the best-known and most popular lakes in the Kawarthas, and cottage prices reflect their desirability. Other well-known lakes found in the Kawarthas, and in neighboring Haliburton, that are popular for cottages and year-round recreational homes, include Clear Lake, Rice Lake, Salerno Lake, Jack Lake, Katchewanooka Lake, and White/Dummer Lake.
If you dream of owning a cottage in Ontario cottage country, but fear you have been priced out of the market, there are many great Kawartha cottages for sale on smaller lakes that are relative bargains. The Kawartha area has dozens of beautiful smaller lakes where you can find cottages for sale that are less expensive than those on the larger lakes. Lakes like Gold Lake, Mississauga Lake, Beaver Lake, Cold Lake, Cavendish Lake, Bottle Lake, Sucker Lake, to name just a few.
By Rob Serediuk