Essex Homes & Real Estate
Browse the top Essex, ON homes for sale and real estate below. Only 20 minutes south of the shallow shores of Lake St. Clair and 20 minutes north of the beautiful Lake Erie, the town of Essex enjoys warm summers and mild winters. To request up-to-date information, including sales history and prices, property disclosures, and more about Essex properties for sale, or to arrange a private showing of any property listed below, contact your LOCAL real estate experts today. Read more about Essex real estate.
Homes for Sale in Essex ON
Essex Real Estate Search
The Essex home listings on this page are updated several times per day with information from the Essex, Ontario MLS.
The property price, number of days on the market, square footage, year built, lot size, and other important listing details like assigned schools and construction type are listed on each Essex MLS listing by the listing agent.
Review local Essex property tax information and the current listing status (active, under contract, or pending). As available, numerous property features such as greenbelt locations, views, swimming pools, and Essex community amenities, including parks and golf courses, will be listed.
Essex Real Estate Market
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. And with endless development opportunities, this town offers both big-city amenities and small-town appeal. What else could a homebuyer ask for?
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. Whether a buyer is searching for a starter home or a place to build their dream residence, they'll love the selection in Essex.
Inside many of the homes for sale in Essex, buyers will find a large variety of interior options. From split-levels to two-storeys to ranchers, this town has a property style for every type of buyer. Homebuyers will see plenty of fully finished basements, updated kitchens, and newer appliances. These homes are ready for new owners to make them their own!
Essex Community Amenities
Situated in Essex County in Southwestern Ontario, this community appeals to a wide variety of homebuyers. 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 primary communities: Essex, McGregor, Harrow, and Colchester.
The Essex Centre community is the largest of the four communities and is the stomping grounds of the province's most successful Junior C hockey team. Situated in the centre of Essex, this community offers many shops and services, as well as several schools, including Essex High School and its beautiful attached community centre. Essex Centre is also the gateway to Highway 401, the major transportation route to the city of Windsor and Detroit. The community is easily accessible from Highway 3.
The Harrow community is a largely agricultural community and is 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.
The Colchester community sits along the Lake Erie coast and is 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 the McGregor neighbourhood, another agricultural community with plenty of activities. Some of the highlights in McGregor include Co-An Park, a large outdoor sports area; the annual McGregor Music Festival; and the Essex County Steam and Gas Engine Museum.
Essex Local Highlights
- There are several excellent wineries around Harrow and Colchester, including Colio Estate Winery, Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery, and Cooper's Hawk Vineyards, among others.
- In addition to the festivals mentioned above, Essex celebrates an international beer festival, a walleye fishing derby, a summer fun fest, and many other community events.
- Colchester Beach and Harbour offers a sandy beach, free parking, 80+ boat slips, a bait and tackle shop, playgrounds and splash pads, a concessions stand, and more; it's a great place to spend a day.
- Essex is very bicycle-friendly. In addition to having flat terrain and being part of the scenic Waterfront Trail, the town has implemented designated bike lanes and has on- and off-road trails.
Essex School Information
The Greater Essex County District School Board oversees most of the public schools in Essex, including Colchester North Public School, Essex Public School, Harrow Public School, and Essex District High School.
The Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board includes Holy Name Catholic Elementary School and St. Anthony Catholic Elementary School in Essex.
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Homebuyers looking for a great place to live right in the middle of Essex County should take a closer look at the communities and homes available in Essex.
Essex, ON Real Estate Agents
Interested in buying a home in Essex? Allow our Essex real estate experts to guide you when purchasing your new Essex property or the sale of your current residence. As local real estate agents, we have up-to-date information on the Essex, Ontario, real estate market's unique dynamics.
Contact Team Goran of RE/MAX CARE Realty to learn more about buyer and seller representation. Selling your Essex property? Visit our market analysis page to receive a free home evaluation within minutes.
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