Barrie, Ontario Real Estate

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Barrie is a city in central Ontario on the shores of the western arm of Lake Simcoe on Kempenfelt Bay. The city is located within Simcoe County in the Northern part of the Greater Golden Horseshoe. It is less than an hour up Highway 400 from Toronto. 

The population is approximately 195,000 and is the 21st largest city in Canada. It is also proudly known as the 3rd best place to live in Ontario. Barrie is known as the gateway to Ontario's Cottage Country and has a great deal of waterfront and greenspace throughout. 

Barrie has been designated an Urban Growth Centre by the Province of Ontario. It has rapidly become a bedroom community for Toronto and the GTA.

Barrie has become an important Tourism destination in Ontario. It's historical downtown and beautiful waterfront have become very popular for people to visit. Barrie attracts many visitors in the summer for its great beaches and boating as Lake Simcoe is attached to the Trent Severn Waterway.Barrie hosts many unique and worldwide renowned special events and festivals throughout the year. Barrie Kempenfest, Ribfest Barrie, Promenade days, Canada Day fireworks, Barrie waterfront festival, Barrie Winterfest, Arts and culture Festival and Rhythmfest are just a few of the festivals that the City of Barrie has to offer, many of which are held on the downtown waterfront

Barrie has all the amenities of all big cities but has always kept that small town feel for it's residence.   

Barrie, Ontario Real Estate:

Barrie Ontario Real Estate



Barrie is your typical city offering real estate for everyone. Whether it is a waterfront condo to a large mansion overlooking Kempenfeltd Bay Barrie has a property for you. The recent growth in Barrie is that the prices are still reasonable and you can get a great deal more for your dollars than in Toronto or the GTA. Barrie offers over 30 neighbourbourhoods all unique to the style or size of homes you are looking for. So if it is a condo, townhouse splits or large detached come to Barrie you will not be disappointed.      

Many of the properties are older some heritage houses or renovated originals (especially in the downtown core and older neighbourhoods) and have that beautiful older character we love in our country living. Perfect for retirement or family living.





Why Live in Barrie?

 

Barrie Ontario Real EstateBarrie is a wonderful place to live and raise a family. Living in Barrie isn’t just for nature lovers! The city has many opportunities for cultural experiences as well. The historical downtown is full of trendy boutiques and culinary destinations, such as the Flying Monkeys craft brewery, which provides free craft beer tours, or The Local Gastropub, serving up hearty food with Scottish flare. Within Barrie, there are 2 live performance theatres, hosting musical, dance and theatre acts for guests of all ages. Those drawn to the visual arts, can visit the MacLaren Art Centre and wander through the galleries or create their own masterpiece in one of their many classes.

Barrie also caters to families, with a wide selection of children’s classes and activities offered throughout the city. During the weekends, families can enjoy some quality time at the unique festivals and events offered throughout the year. Many local businesses and farms, like Rounds Ranch, have created experiences to bring families together to celebrate the seasons, such as Maple Syrup festivals and pumpkin mania.


 


Barrie Elementary Schools and Rankings:   click here

Barrie Secondary Schools and Rankings:   click here

Barrie Private Schools:

 

Kempenfelt Bay School

Barrie Montessori & Private Elementary School

Blyth Academy Barrie

Thor College

Seven Oaks Academy



 
 

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