Barrie Ontario Homes for Sale
Real Estate in Barrie Ontario
Barrie Ontario is located in inland on the shores of Kempenfelt Bay, the western arm of Lake Simcoe in the Simcoe County. It's home to 141,000 residents part of the Greater Golden Horseshoe area. First settled in 1812, Barrie Ontario has continued to grow over the years and varies with population between the 141,000 up to nearly 200,000 based on certain borders and within the city limits. Read on below the listings to learn more about Barrie Ontario.
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Relocating to Barrie Ontario
This wonderful place to call home sitting on the western shore of Lake Simcoe is about 90 km north of Toronto and easily accessible from cities all around Barrie. Of course you have the beautiful waterfront, one of the town's most popular features. There are three beaches and numerous parks and trails to enjoy. Of course, what would Southwest Ontario be without our festivals? Kempenfest is one of the most popular annual events featuring arts and crafts, live entertainment, food demonstrations and over 300 vendors and artisans.
The Barrie Waterfront Festival, Celebrate Barrie, Winterfest, eco-fest, Jazz & Blues Festival, and Promenade Days are just some of the many festivals and events hosted by Barrie each year.
Skiing is another fantastic winter wonderland pastime as there are several ski resorts in the city including Horseshoe Resort, Mount St. Louis Moonstone, Blue Mountain, and Snow Valley. Whether it skiing, tubing, or snowshoeing, you could do that here. Blue Mountain is the largest with 42 runs and 13 lifts.
Barrie is also home to several art galleries, museums, and the McLaren Art Centre, which hosts unique shows and exhibitions throughout the year. You'll find it when you look for the bronze cast of Auguste Rodin's sculpture The Thinker in the front garden.
The Sadlon Centre (formally the Bolson Centre) is one of the best places to take in a Colts hockey team game. But you also find wrestling, and lacrosse games held at the centre as well.
From shopping and dining, breweries and wineries, unique heritage, historical buildings, and walking tours, Barrie is chock full of things to do, see, and explore.
Barrie Ontario Schools
Barrie is run by two major English school boards that operate inside the public level including the Simcoe County District School Board and the Simcoe Catholic District School Board. It also has two French school boards. Within all of these there are 11 high schools. The Georgie and College main campus with over 10,000 full-time students and 25,000 part-time students is also located in Barrie.
Barrie Ontario Real Estate
Folks love this area because it is so diverse. You have the beautiful waterfront homes, acreage, downtown condominiums and townhouses as well as single-detached properties. Lots start at about $150,000 and condominiums started about $300,000. Some of the higher priced homes are just over $3 million for acreage or larger estates and waterfront homes. The average home price is about $750,000 to $1.1 million. For more information on homes for sale in Barrie Ontario, browse active listings above or contact your Barrie Ontario real estate agent below at any time.