Cambridge Ontario Homes for Sale
Real Estate in Cambridge Ontario
Cambridge Ontario is home to about 132,000 residents and is a city in the regional municipality of Waterloo Ontario Canada. It is located at the confluence of the Grand and Speed rivers and was originally formed in 1973, one of the youngest cities in the area. Read on below the listings to learn more about Cambridge Ontario, relocating to Cambridge, and what it's like to actually live there.
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Relocating to Cambridge Ontario
Cambridge Ontario is 55 miles west/southwest of Toronto and is the consolidation of the city of Galt, the towns of Hespeler, Blair and Preston and parts of the townships of Waterloo and North Dumfries. This combination was an amalgamation of several of these towns, Galt covering the largest portion of Cambridge making up the southern half of the city while Preston and Blair cover the western side. Each small town has its own history but, if you're moving to Cambridge, you might not care about all those little details. What is it actually like to live in Cambridge Ontario?
Because it's a relatively newer city and municipality, it currently lies in one of Ontario's most heavily industrialized areas and tends to produce a variety of manufactured goods such as automotive parts, pharmaceuticals, and textiles. It's one of the linchpins of the public and private economic development is known as the Waterloo Region. It's high-tech industries and business and financial services make a great place to call home. The Cambridge farmers market is one of the oldest in Canada and is home to the city's annual events such as the mayor's Celebration of the Arts and the Cambridge Riverfest.
Cambridge is home to a wide variety of cultural events and activities as well as festivals, parades, community events, and the list goes on and on. While it might not have as many outdoor, nature, and preservation activities is a lot of its neighbors, it is very community-minded and folks love getting together for festivals and events.
Students in Cambridge are part of the Waterloo Region District School Board, which operates 26 elementary schools and five secondary schools in Cambridge. Public high schools include the 165-year-old Galt Collegiate Institute and Vocational School as well as the Preston high school, Glenview Park secondary school, Southwood secondary school, and the Hespeler Secondary school. As with a lot of schools in the area, there are publicly funded Catholic education schools as well through the Waterloo Catholic District School Board, which operates 15 elementary and two secondary schools. Cambridge is also home to the University of Waterloo School of Architecture and the Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning has a hub in Cambridge.
Cambridge Ontario Real Estate
Home prices in Cambridge Ontario start at about $400,000 up to about $1 million. You'll find a few condominiums and townhouses but primarily residential homes, single-family properties and ramblers, acreage and estates. The average sold price is about $530,000. For more information on homes for sale in Cambridge Ontario, browse active listings above or contact our office below to speak with the Cambridge real estate agent for specifics on Cambridge real estate that fits your search criteria and price.