Live Better! Central Ontario’s Premier Waterfront Community.
Barrie is centrally located: Cottage country to the north and the City of Toronto to the south. With the friendliness and beauty of a small town and the amenities of a large city and a growing population of over 143,000, Barrie has the rare advantage of enjoying the best of both worlds.
Year-round adventure & events
Hundreds of restaurants to choose from
Vibrant downtown boutiques
Theatre, live music & performing arts
Over 300 hectares of parkland to enjoy throughout Barrie
“3rd Best Place To Invest In Ontario Real Estate” – Top Ontario Investment Towns 2014, REIN
“$339,952 – Average House Sale Price” – CMHC Fall 2014
Barrie’s lower cost of living continues to attract a vibrant labour force to the city. The average household income is $86,833 and housing prices are much lower than those in the Greater Toronto Area. Barrie boasts a diverse range of affordable options, including waterfront condominiums and estate homes.
The Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre offers a dynamic and progressive medical team of more than 280 skilled physicians, 2,300 caring staff members and 1,100 dedicated volunteers providing outstanding healthcare in a variety of areas including; surgical services, critical care, women and children’s programs, and mental health rehabilitation. The recent completion of a $450-million expansion project doubled the size of the hospital and added specialized cancer care service through the Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Centre.
Partnered with the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine, RVH offers a Family Medicine Teaching Unit, which is the last stop for medical residents training to become family doctors. Barrie is a leader in provided integrated family health services through the Barrie and Community Family Health Team. This growing team of health care professionals is focused on improving quality of primary health and delivering comprehensive service to patients throughout the community.
“Georgian College ranked 3rd in the world” – 2013 International Student Barometer
From pre-school through kindergarten and post-secondary education, Barrie offers a full-range of dynamic and knowledge-rich experiences including public, separate, private and bilingual education facilities.
Access to diploma and degree programs are available through Georgian College and its innovative University Partnership Centre (UPC). Ranked among the top post secondary education facilities in the province, Georgian College enrolls more than 11,000 full-time and 28,000 Continuing Education students annually and offers diverse research opportunities and superb academic programs across several area campuses.
DO NOT MISS THIS GORGEOUS DETACHED HOUSE, STEPS TO THE SIMCOE LAKE
LIST PRICE: $659,000
Over 2800 Sq. Ft. Luxury Custom Built Home In The Desired Kingswood Area. All Stone Front, 9′ Ceilings Through, 2.5 Car Garage, Potlights Ext And Int. Professionally Designed And Built, Tastefully Decorated, Ready To Move In. Spectacular Kitchen W/ Island And Granite, Circle Stair, Smooth Ceilings, Frameless Shower, Hardwood Through, Custom Drapery And More. Walking Distance To Beach And Brenton Marina. Close To Go And City Centre.
Extras:Gdo, Elfs, Drapery. Floor Plans (Agent And Seller Do Not Guarantee Dimensions – Buyer To Verify) Exclude: Custom Floor Pad In Garage And Lights In Basement