Classic Muskoka Homes:   Design & Construction of Custom Cottages.

Ben Hopkins - Muskoka builder

Ben Hopkins, B.A.Sc.



Classic Muskoka Homes is a cottage builder and general contractor offering high-quality custom cottage designs and construction contracting services to our client base in the Bracebridge, Gravenhurst, Huntsville, Muskoka Lakes and Lake of Bays Townships of Ontario.    

Classic Muskoka Homes specializes in integrating modern comforts with durable, energy efficient construction in designs respecting the traditional forms of Muskoka cottage architecture. 

We have trained for Passive House architectural design and construction with the Canadian Passive House Institute:

We offer uncompromising integrity in the design, renovation and construction of classic custom-built cottages in Muskoka, Ontario.

Leave the complexities of construction to us and we commit to deliver a high-quality custom cottage on-schedule and within budget.  

As your custom cottage builder, Classic Muskoka Homes will work hard from design through to finished construction to ensure that your family will enjoy your custom-built cottage for generations! 

Ben Hopkins will draft a unique set of building plans for you and will completely manage the construction process for your custom home or cottage building project in Muskoka!

We offer radiant floor heating systems for our cottage designs.  Radiant floor heating systems provide steady comforting heat, operate silently and are energy efficient.  Ask us about how you can be more comfortable in your new cottage! 

Classic Muskoka Homes is your best choice of design and building contractors for custom built cottages in Muskoka!

If your cottage building plans are not complex, we will work with you directly to generate construction drawings.  We will build the cottage to your unique specifications and coordinate sub-contracted trades to complete your custom-built cottage. For large cottage construction projects with complex structural design challenges, we will work under the direction of a licensed architect or engineer who will deliver the custom cottage design.

Ask us to recommend an interior design consultant to perfectly integrate the colour selections and interior finishes for your custom cottage building project in Muskoka! 

For clients who value access to information technology and digital media, we will install data, voice and audio/video wiring before applying interior finishes.

Learn more about our custom home and cottage design service!  

Classic Muskoka Homes' new four-season cottage designs and custom home construction projects will be turned over to our clients complete with 7-year new home warranty coverage provided through the Tarion Warranty Corporation

Our designer can provide cottage design clients with 3-dimensional renderings of both interior and exterior views of cottage designs in order to communicate a realistic sense of the completed custom cottage before construction even begins! 

We will prepare a complete building systems design for your cottage construction project including heating, ventilation and air-conditioning design, interior and exterior lighting plans, electrical design, and plumbing design.   Septic system and landscape design will be integrated where required to provide you with a complete building-site development plan. 

Classic Muskoka Homes' single goal as a general contractor and custom home builder is to provide lasting value to new home and cottage owners in exchange for their investment in Muskoka! 

Make us your custom cottage builders in Muskoka! 

Custom cottage builders:  Cottage designs with classic Muskoka style!

CLASSIC MUSKOKA HOMES                Ben Hopkins Renovation - Muskoka Lakes & Lake of Bays

P.O. Box 1462, Bracebridge, Ontario, P1L 1V5  Canada

Phone: 1-705-645-9627




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