About Essex Real Estate
Essex Centre lies in the middle of Essex County and is easily accessible from Highway 3. Conveniently l approx. 20 minutes north to shallow shores of Lake St. Clair or 20 minutes south to enjoy the beauty of Lake Erie. The town has several schools including Essex High School and attached beautiful community centre. The municipality of Essex governs 4 urban communities Essex Centre, Harrow, Colchester & McGregor as well as the rural surrounding areas.
Essex Real Estate
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Essex, Ontario is a charming town located on the shores of Lake Erie. Situated in Essex County in Southwestern Ontario, this community appeals to a wide variety of homebuyers. Only 20 minutes south to the shallow shores of Lake St. Clair and 20 minutes north of the beautiful Lake Erie, Essex enjoys warm summers and mild winters.
Essex real estate is attractive to potential buyers for a variety of reasons. From the affordable price tags to the mixture of urban and rural properties, this town is incredibly well-kept. Additionally, Essex was named one of the safest places to live in Canada in 2012. And with endless opportunities for development, this town offers both big city amenities and small town appeal. What else could you ask for?
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More About Essex ON Homes For Sale
Essex, ON homes for sale are modest, elegant and diverse. These properties are mostly traditional in style with a large selection of quaint bungalows. Additionally, most of the larger homes are situated on large properties, promising plenty of space for children to play. Whether you're searching for a starter home or a place to build your dream residence, you'll love the selection in Essex.
Inside many of the homes for sale in Essex, you'll find a large variety interior options. From split-levels to two-stories to ranchers, this town has a property style for every type of buyer. You'll see plenty of fully-finished basements, updated kitchens and newer appliances. These homes are ready for you to make it your own!
Living in Essex, Ontario
Not only are home prices in Essex some of the lowest in Canada, but this town offers a vibrant lifestyle for all who live here. Essex is divided into four communities, Essex Centre, McGregor, Harrow and Colchester. Essex Centre is the largest of the four communities and is the stomping grounds for the most successful Junior C hockey team in the province. Situated in the centre of Essex, this community offers many shops and services. Essex Centre is also the gateway to Highway 401, the major transportation route to Windsor and Detroit.
Harrow is a large agricultural community and is also the home to one of Ontario's oldest country fairs. Residents make an effort to honour the products of local farmers. Additionally, this community is the base of Canada's Agriculture and Agri-Food research centre for field crops and greenhouse vegetables.
Colchester sits along the Lake Erie coast and is beautifully known for its public beach. You'll see plenty of cyclists and tourist making their way along the wine route and the Lake Erie Waterfront Trail. This community is one of the oldest in the region, dating back to the War of 1812 and the Underground Railroad.
Lastly, there is McGregor, another agricultural community with plenty of activities. Some of the area highlights include:
- Home to Co-An Park, a large outdoor sports area
- Hosts the annual McGregor Music Festival
- Essex County Steam and Gas Engine Museum is located here
Has an Essex home for sale caught your eye? Contact Team Goran today to schedule a viewing or to learn more about this Ontario town.
Listing information last updated on July 14th, 2020 at 5:23pm EDT.