Hollywood Residents in Cottage Country! Barrie & Muskoka



It's been called the "Malibu" of the north, or the Hampton's of Toronto.  Simcoe County's Cottage Country is growing, and yes, famous celebrities like to vacation here too!

What a boost for tourism!

There are 3 main lakes in Cottage Country - Lake Joseph, Rossseau, and Muskoka.

These lakes are often referred to as "Billionaire's Row," as it features million dollar luxury cottages along it's shores.

Tom Hanks owns a summer home in the Muskoka's

Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell have been vacationing up north for decades.

Other famous cottagers include, Martin Short, Steven Spielberg, Shania Twain, and Cindy Crawford.

Cottages found in the Billionaires Row sell for as much as 25 million dollars!  These owners generally arrive via float plane to avoid the highway congestion.

Photo courtesy of Vogue


You never know who you might bump into next time you're up north!

Other links:

Muskoka Tourism

Travel to Muskoka

City of Barrie



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