2019 3rd Quarter | Lake Simcoe Waterfront Report

Total sales for the 3rd quarter are down substantially by 37%.  The largest drop in sales was in Georgina with total sales dropping from 37 in 2018 to 10 sales in 2019.  All other areas were on par with the previous years’ sales volume. Prices are down in all areas except Innisfil which experienced an 18%…
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All about Uxbridge series: Shopping and dining in Uxbridge

There are many attractions in Uxbridge, but I think some of the interesting local merchants and fantastic restaurants are what really sets the area’s shopping and dining apart from others. Low’s Furniture – located at 76 Brock St. West has been a staple in Uxbridge shopping since 1860. Yes, you read that right! What began…
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All about Uxbridge series: The future of Uxbridge

While the Township of Uxbridge is already a fantastic community to call home, what would a community be without change and development? According to the Township’s Development Services Department, which facilitates and implements planning policy and development services such as building activities, the Official Plan for the future of Uxbridge “Guides growth and development within…
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All about Uxbridge series: Uxbridge lifestyle

As mentioned in my last post about Uxbridge’s history, the Township of Uxbridge is ideally located one hour east of Toronto. Ideal not only because of its proximity to the big city, but also because of its gorgeous setting within the beautiful Oak Ridges Moraine and the lovely small town atmosphere it offers residents. As…
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All about Uxbridge series: Uxbridge history

Named after Uxbridge, England – a name that comes from Wixan’s Bridge – the Township of Uxbridge is ideally located one hour east of Toronto. The area was originally settled by Quaker pioneers in the 1800s who came from the Catawissa area of Pennsylvania – an area that became the Township’s twin in 1982. Built…
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York and Simcoe trail systems offer biking opportunities

One of the highlights of nice weather is hopping on a bike and riding the trails. For residents of and guests to York and Simcoe Regions, there are plenty of trails to choose from. Simcoe County Trails have created 20 loop trails in county forests and conservation areas over the past decade. Linear trails, connecting…
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Lake Simcoe: which side is best

For years there’s been a friendly rivalry going on amongst Lake Simcoe dwellers. It passionately engages homeowners from the north, south, east and west sides of the lake in a tempting challenge for which side of the lake out-shines the others. Here are the arguments: On the north side residents and cottagers get full day…
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Queensville university: Urban legend or realistic expectation?

Since the late 1980s, steps have been in place to build a university in Queensville. Yet despite the approval of the Queensville Community Plan (OPA 89) in 1998 by The Ontario Municipal Board, no further development has been made. This makes me ask the question whether the notion of a university in Queensville is a…
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Sailing on Lake Simcoe

Set sail on Lake Simcoe

The communities nestled along the shores of Lake Simcoe are some of my favourite to help clients buy and sell in. For those looking to live an active lifestyle, whether as a primary residence, or a second family vacation home, this area offers everything many of my clients are looking for.Despite several delays over the…
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Uxbridge

Nestled in a peaceful valley on the Oak Ridges Moraine, the town of Uxbridge is high on the list of communities for residents seeking the serenity of country living within an hour of Toronto. Settled in 1806 by Quakers from Pennsylvania, the Uxbridge Friends Meeting House for the Quaker community was built in 1820, and…
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