Amherstburg Homes & Real Estate
Welcome to your local Amherstburg, ON homes for sale & real estate resource. Amherstburg is known for its attractive waterfront, beaches, and trails, and is one of the most beautiful towns in Southwest Ontario. This town of around 22,000 people is situated south of the city of Windsor. For additional information, including sales history and prices, property disclosures, and more for Amherstburg properties for sale, or to schedule a home tour of any property listed below, contact your LOCAL real estate experts today! Read more about Amherstburg real estate.
Homes for Sale in Amherstburg ON
Amherstburg Real Estate Search
These Amherstburg home listings are updated throughout the day from the Amherstburg, Ontario MLS.
Every Amherstburg MLS listing features important details entered by the listing agent, such as property price, days on the market, square footage, year built, lot size, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, assigned schools, and construction type.
Remember to review local Amherstburg property tax information and if the current listing is active, under contract, and pending. Amherstburg community amenities such as parks and golf courses will be listed alongside other property features such as swimming pools, views, and greenbelt locations.
Amherstburg Real Estate Market
Amherstburg is a historic waterfront town and started its life in 1796 as a British military fort. Many homes in the core were built in the French style of a century before, giving the town a historic character. Depending on which sections of town homebuyers explore, they'll find numerous Amherstburg real estate options. A good portion of single-family homes in the heart of town consists of Traditional Bungalows with red brick exteriors. There are also other traditional and contemporary architectural styles, from 19th-century homes to new construction homes. Several townhomes are mixed in with these single-family homes, located on pretty, tree-lined streets between Alma Street, Meloche Road, and Lowes Side Road.
Situated just south of the LaSalle community, Amherstburg homes for sale near the Detroit River have similar traditional architectural styles—with a select number of contemporary homes are mixed in—although they're generally larger and provide a more luxurious lifestyle. These luxury homes include modern design elements, gorgeous views of the river, and massive lawns.
Developers have also done a great job of complementing the historical character homes and neighbourhoods with select condos that fit in nicely and only add to the town's charm. These units are conveniently located in the historic downtown area and give residents a wonderfully laid-back lifestyle.
There are several rural homes further east of Meloche Road for homebuyers looking for ranch homes on enormous farmland properties. Advantages of these homes include room for outbuildings on the properties and a heightened sense of calmness.
Buyers can usually find Amherstburg homes for sale starting as affordably as the mid-$200s, with the home prices ranging all the way up to $3 million-plus. Luxury homes at the top end of the scale may come with dozens of acres of land, thousands of square feet of living space, and much more, such as the custom waterfront architecture on Boblo Island.
Amherstburg Community Amenities
Because Amherstburg is a town of historical significance, certain features and attractions in the town centre are unlike anywhere else in Ontario. The most noticeable of those attractions is the Fort Malden National Historic Site, which sits right near the Detroit River, just off Laird Avenue South.
Residents will also notice a historic atmosphere throughout Amherstburg's downtown core. As visitors explore the unique shops mixed in with the character homes, they'll feel as if they're strolling through a 19th-century village instead of modern suburbia. Several parks also line the waterfront in the town centre, ideal for having a picnic and enjoying the view.
Other waterfront areas can be enjoyed in a calmer atmosphere at the north and south ends of town, where several beaches and vast green areas are located. In particular, the Holiday Beach Conservation Area offers a long sandy beach just south of where the Detroit River feeds into Lake Erie, as well as a park that's great for picnics and scenic walks. Those wanting to stay overnight can take advantage of seasonal campsites in the park.
Tourist attractions include Fort Malden and the North American Black Historical Museum. The Holiday Beach Conservation Area is one of the best fall birding sites in North America!
Amherstburg is also a city of trade for regional agriculture. Wineries have also become well-known attractions in Amherstburg, as the climate is ideal for making award-winning reds and whites, not to mention delicious ice wines. As a result, over a dozen wineries are scattered throughout the rural parts of town.
Amherstburg Local Highlights
- Frequent art exhibits, such as the Art by the River arts and crafts festival held by the Gibson Gallery
- Wineries such as Sprucewood Shores Estate, Sanson Estate, Vivace Estate, and Dancing Swallows Vineyard, many of which provide beautiful scenery for events
- March Mac'ness is a multi-winery festival throughout Essex County wine country in which participating wineries offer gourmet macaroni and cheese dishes paired with samples of their wines
- Student photography exhibits, annual garden tours throughout historic downtown, Music in the Park, and other community events
Amherstburg School Information
Amherstburg schools fall under multiple districts, depending on the type of school: the Greater Essex County School Board, Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board, and Conseil Scolaire de District Catholique Providence. Some Amherstburg students attend school in nearby communities, such as LaSalle, and French Immersion is available in some schools.
Amherstburg students pursuing post-secondary education have several options in nearby Windsor, such as the University of Windsor and St. Clair College.
Looking for a home with historical beauty and charm? Amherstburg should be at the top of your list.
Amherstburg, ON Real Estate Agents
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