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Royal Homes Minden

Picture yourself paddling down a lazy river in the heart of town, with clear skies above you and grassy, green parks on either bank. That’s one of the pleasures of living in Minden, Ontario. Located in Haliburton County, this sleepy slice of cottage country lets you enjoy life off the beaten path — which is why an increasing number of vacationers are deciding they’re here to stay. Discover the benefits of building a home in Minden.

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Living in Minden

Minden Hills Township, usually shortened to Minden, has a steady population of just over 5,500 friendly residents. But when the weather gets warm, the town comes alive with families looking for a quiet summer retreat.

Haliburton doesn’t come up as often as Kawartha Lakes or Muskoka, but it boasts some of the healthiest lakes in all the province, including the stunning Kashagawigamog Lake Chain. Just outside Minden lies the Gull River, a prime destination for thrill-seeking kayakers and canoers. The Minden Wild Water Preserve was even chosen as the site for the Pan Am Games boating events! For a more laid-back experience, look no further than Minden’s swimmable lazy river, which weaves right through the centre of town.

Although Minden attracts many seasonal visitors, the fun doesn’t have to end with summer. The fall colours draw motorcyclists from around Southern Ontario, and with winter comes fantastic opportunities for snowmobiling, skating, and ice fishing. Plus, the cozy restaurants and breweries that fill the town centre are open year-round.

Living in Minden lets you indulge in a quiet life away from the bustling city. To this day, Minden is a hidden gem that offers the same beauty of the Muskoka and Kawartha regions in the a smaller package.

Building a Home in Minden

While some homeowners gravitate towards modern styles, rustic features like timber beams and tall, stone fireplaces are alive and well to those building a home in Minden. It’s the perfect place to build a classic Canadian cottage home.

Many of Haliburton County’s 600 lakes have room to build, and the cost is highly affordable compared to similar communities further north and west. Here in Mindon, the dream of building a lakefront cottage home is far more attainable than it would be in Muskoka.

The Royal Homes Design Centre in Minden

We want to help bring your cottage dreams to life. The Royal Homes Design Centre in Minden, Ontario showcases the Bala; a bungalow fit for a picturesque lakeside lot.

Bala custom prefab home Minden

Visitors are welcome to tour the Bala’s practical, three-bedroom floorplan as inspiration for their own custom prefabricated home.

Bala custom prefab home Minden

Please contact us through the form below or call us at 888-717-4923.

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  • FAQ

    Where can I get a price list or How come your website doesn’t show pricing?

    Prices vary geographically, depending on where you are building. With the amount of options available, price lists run into thousands of options. Prices change with the options you choose. The best way to get an idea on pricing would be to contact our Design Centre nearest to where you are building.

    Why should I buy from you over a conventional or "Stick-Builder"?

    The advantages of prefab include building in a climate controlled environment, using environmentally friendly products which reduces waste and a CSA monitored quality controlled program. There is less time start to finish, with less disruption to neighborhood. We also sell at a firm price.

    Do your homes include a foundation?

    Yes our homes include full foundation and basement.

    How long does it take to build a Royal Home?

    It takes less than two weeks to build a home in our factory, but the process from start to finish is very dependent on the timing of obtaining a building permit. For most of our clients the process from start to delivery is twelve to sixteen weeks with move in eight to twelve weeks thereafter.

    What size homes do you build?

    As a custom builder we can build any size home but generally the average size range is between 1300 and 3500 sq feet.

    Do you build garages?

    Yes. Garages are built on site after the home is delivered.

    Are the homes energy efficient?

    Building a prefab home in a factory assures the highest attention to sealing the building envelope and ensures that the cold stays out.

    Since your homes are so energy efficient and air tight, how do you get fresh air?

    All our homes have HRV heat recovery ventilator air exchanger to remove stale air, and introduce fresh air.

    Where can I put a prefab home?

    Anywhere in Ontario you like.

    Can I really customize my prefab home?

    Yes, we use state of the art custom design software, today no two homes are built alike.

    Do you finish the basement?

    Yes. We can customize your basement to the finishes you desire.

    Are Royal Homes built to code?

    All Royal Homes are individually designed to meet all provincial and municipal building codes for your specific lot location.

    Do you build stick-built or conventional homes as well?

    We are a custom home builder first and use prefabricated components wherever we can, because it is a better way to build. If you have a remote site or custom home design with large open spaces we would look at what makes most sense for that design and location. This could include prebuilt panels or partially site built specific rooms.

    What makes the building process environmentally friendly?

    Waste in the factory is separated and recycled, reducing the impact on landfills. This has less disruption in terms of noise and time at job site. Building prefab allows for higher energy efficient homes and reduced heating costs.

    How is your home delivered?

    Our home is delivered by way of custom designed hydraulic flatbed trailers and precisely craned onto the foundation.

    Can you make changes or custom design?

    Yes, clients are given preliminary plans to review and changes are welcome and easily accommodated.