South Windsor Homes & Real Estate

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Homes for Sale in South Windsor

South Windsor Real Estate Listings July 12, 2024
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What it's Like to Live in South Windsor

Nestled along the scenic banks of the Detroit River, the city of Windsor, Ontario, is home to a variety of dynamic communities. One of these is the vibrant South Windsor neighbourhood, where a unique blend of lifestyles thrives. Beyond the stunning architecture and community amenities, it offers a mix of opportunities and attractions that cater to all residents. From its lush green spaces to its rich history, South Windsor provides plenty of reasons to love calling it home.

8 Reasons to Love Living in South Windsor

  • High-end and accessible neighbourhood to live in
  • New construction homes available
  • Numerous schools in the neighbourhood
  • Recreation at the Roseland Golf and Curling Club
  • Great location for accessing the rest of Windsor
  • Major shopping, entertainment, and dining available
  • Access to Central Park and Pool
  • Education at St. Clair College Windsor campus

The South Windsor Lifestyle

South Windsor is very much a coveted neighbourhood for people moving to the city. It is situated in a great location for commuters. The Macdonald-Cartier Freeway (401) marks the southern and western borders of South Windsor, and the E.C. Row Expressway is an east-west thoroughfare that marks the neighbourhood's northern boundary. These two roads make commuting anywhere else in the city or region easy. Huron Church Road leads directly to downtown and to the Detroit Bridge, and Walker Road is another commuting route with access to shopping, groceries, and dining.

The fact that many schools are located within the boundaries of South Windsor makes it an even more attractive place to live. It is easy for homeowners to drop students off for school in the morning and then hop on one of the nearby thoroughfares to commute to work. 

As one of Windsor's best neighbourhoods, this area of the city also has plentiful activities for residents to enjoy year-round. During the summer months, the neighbourhood has an outdoor pool available at Central Park and one of the most popular 18-hole municipal golf courses in the city. During the winter, residents can enjoy curling and cross-country skiing on groomed trails.

Types of Homes in South Windsor

What Are The Homes in South Windsor?

The types of homes in South Windsor vary based on which part of the neighbourhood they're in. The predominant architectural styles are Modern and Gothic Revival, but a good portion of the bungalow homes in Windsor can be found here as well. One thing that is immediately noticeable in South Windsor is that there are many homes with brick facades. 

Historically, South Windsor started development in the 1950s and has only continued to grow. Homes here have been impeccably maintained, and many feature gorgeous hardwoods, granite countertops, and open floor plans. Those in the northwest quadrant of the neighbourhood tend to be older and can start in the $550,000 range. Homes in the southern and southeastern sections of the neighbourhood tend to be newer. 

A share of Windsor's waterfront homes can be found in the Southwood Lakes community of South Windsor. Many of these fall within the luxury home category and can easily top $1.1 million in asking price.

South Windsor Amenities

One thing that makes South Windsor such a livable neighbourhood is the many city amenities close by. From public transportation to rec centres to shopping that is extremely accessible, South Windsor has everything that residents could need without having to venture far from home. Here is a closer look at the neighbourhood services and shopping that are available in South Windsor.

Neighbourhood Services

Transit Windsor is the public bus system in the city. It has numerous routes in and out of the neighbourhood, especially leading to and from St. Clair College. The Optimist Community Centre is centrally located in South Windsor, in Memorial Park. It has a multipurpose room and meeting rooms that can be rented for special events. It also has a full-sized gymnasium that is perfect for basketball, volleyball, floor hockey, and other indoor sports. 

The Capri Pizzeria Recreation Complex on Pulford Street is one of Windsor's best community centres. This is a much larger rec centre with many amenities and rooms available. The complex has two small ice rinks with enough room for 500 spectators each. Visitors can enjoy a leisure or sports gym, a dance studio, a couple of different preschool rooms, and multiple meeting rooms for rent. 

Another main attraction in South Windsor is the popular Budimir Library, opened in 1966 and named after Nikola Budimir, who purchased the site for the library. It's also listed on the Heritage Registry (Arch. Johnson & McWhinnie).

Neighbourhood Shopping

Shopping is easy to reach for residents in South Windsor. The Devonshire Mall is located just off the E.C. Row Expressway on the neighbourhood's north side. It has more than 160 shops available, including Hudson's Bay, Bath & Body Works, Lululemon, and a Cineplex Movie Theatre. 

There is also a major shopping area located on Walker Road, just east of South Windsor, which has everything from groceries to pet supplies. For a more quaint shopping experience, there are great local shops and things to do in Windsor's Little Italy.

Things to Do in South Windsor

Activities & Entertainment in South Windsor

South Windsor is a great place to live for people of all walks of life because there is a wide variety of things to do year-round. Those who enjoy outdoor activities will be happy with the many parks and green spaces here. Dining and nightlife are also possible without leaving the neighbourhood. Plus, many nearby attractions can be enjoyed. Here are some of the many things to do in South Windsor.

Outdoor Activities

The Devonwood Conservation Area is directly east of the neighbourhood and provides an outdoor haven for residents all year. Visitors can occasionally encounter wildlife along the conservation area's 4.5 kilometres of hiking trails. There's free admission and parking, and the area is open to the public daily from dawn to dusk. 

As its name implies, Central Park is centrally located in South Windsor. The outdoor leisure pool is the biggest draw at the park during the summer months. Major baseball tournaments take place at this park each year. Visitors can also play ball hockey, basketball, and tennis on numerous outdoor courts. It also has a children's play unit and a spray pad that's open in the summer.

The outdoor fun doesn't end once you leave the neighbourhood, either. Just outside South Windsor is Jackson Park, one of Windsor's best parks, and the massive Ojibway Prairie Provincial Nature Reserve is to the west of the community.

Restaurants, Breweries & Bars

There are several restaurants in the Yorktown Plaza along Grand Marais Road in South Windsor. Oven 360 is a great family eatery that prepares signature pizzas in an open-flame oven. They also have Paninis and desserts.

Those looking for upscale dining in an elegant setting will enjoy the Cotta Food Bar on Dougall Avenue. It has an exquisite Italian menu that includes hard-to-find items in South Windsor. The Keg Steakhouse + Bar is on Division Road across from the mall. In addition to great steaks, it has a lounge, an outdoor patio, and a bar with TVs.

Windsor's nickname is Whiskeytown, and there's a Walkerville neighbourhood tour called Drinks of Walkerville that includes a visit to a local whiskey distillery and a brewery.

Nearby Attractions

The Roseland Golf and Curling Club has a beautiful 18-hole municipal golf course that's open in the summer and a six-sheet curling facility that's open from October through March. The par-72 course measures 6,943 yards from the back tees and is considered one of Windsor's best golf courses. Some additional golf courses near South Windsor include:

  • Dominion Golf & Country Club
  • Seven Lakes Golf Course
  • Essex Golf & Country Club
  • Ambassador Golf Club

Employers Near South Windsor

South Windsor residents are perfectly positioned to quickly access any corner of the Windsor economy from their homes. Close to 400,000 travellers pass through the Windsor International Airport each year, and many Windsor residents are employed by the airport or airlines. The airport is directly east of the neighbourhood and is served by Air Canada, Flair Airlines, Porter, SunWing, and WestJet. 

St. Clair College is located directly within the neighbourhood. This is the main campus for the college in Ontario. Hundreds of faculty and support staff work at the college, supporting nearly 7,000 undergraduate students each year.

Schools Near South Windsor

Schools & Education in South Windsor

Homebuyers considering a move will benefit from a look at the Windsor schools serving South Windsor residents. There's a nice mix of public schools, public Catholic schools, and French public and French Catholic schools, all within the neighbourhood.

The Greater Essex County District School Board administers the following public schools:

  • Bellewood Public School
  • Central Public School
  • Glenwood Public School
  • Northwood Public School
  • Roseland Public School
  • Southwood Public School
  • Vincent Massey High School

The Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board administers the following public Catholic schools in South Windsor:

  • Christ The King Catholic Elementary School
  • Notre Dame Catholic Elementary School
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Elementary School
  • St. Gabriel Catholic Elementary School
  • Holy Names Catholic High School

The French elementary public school in South Windsor is the École élémentaire Louise-Charron. The two French Catholic public schools in South Windsor are the Elementary School Catholic Monseigneur-Jean-Noël and the École secondaire catholique E.J. Lajeunesse.

One of the few private schools in South Windsor is the First Lutheran Christian Academy. This is a Protestant school serving students in pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. The Montessori School of Windsor is located in the northwest part of the neighbourhood, serving students between the ages of 2 and 12.

The Dynamic South Windsor Lifestyle

In the heart of Ontario, South Windsor stands as a testament to the possibilities of harmonizing urban sophistication with natural splendour. Whether a current resident or a homebuyer moving to Windsor, many experiences are waiting to be uncovered throughout its streets and neighbourhoods. South Windsor's unique charm and welcoming ambiance truly encapsulate the spirit of Canadian living.

South Windsor Real Estate Agents

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