Collingwood Real Estate

Collingwood, Ontario Community & Real Estate

Collingwood, Ontario is a vibrant waterfront town in Simcoe County, Southern Ontario located on the shores of Nottawasaga Bay at the southern point of Georgian Bay. Located less than a two hour drive from Toronto between Wasaga Beach and The Blue Mountains Collingwood offers endless natural beauty and has earned a reputation for being Ontario’s Premier Four Season Destination.

The Town of Collingwood borders Blue Mountain Resort, a year-round hub for outdoor adventure and Canada’s third busiest ski resort after Whistler and Mount Tremblant, and popular for mountain bikers and hikers during summer months.  The area, known as the Georgian Triangle is also very popular for golfers with both public and private golf clubs nearby including championship courses.

 

 

Collingwood offers an active lifestyle for families, retirees and vacation property owners and has a unique small town atmosphere with big city amenities. As a tourist destination residents and visitors can choose from a wide variety of restaurants offering different cuisines, boutique shopping in the Downtown Heritage District, and a year-round event calendar of arts and culture, music and live theatre and special events such as The Collingwood Elvis Festival. Collingwood is the location of the Regional Hospital, Collingwood General and Marine Hospital, Collingwood Airport, and a wide range of other personal and business services. Nearby, Thornbury, Meaford and Wasaga Beach offer more opportunities for recreation and culture.

Real estate in Collingwood is equally appealing and diverse, including exclusive waterfront communities, master planned new home communities, the tree lined streets of single family homes in central Collingwood and a variety of condominium developments throughout the area in every price range.

Population Growth in Collingwood

In 2011, the population of Collingwood was 19,241, representing a percentage change of 11.3% from 2006. This compares to the national growth of 5.9%.

There were 8,339 private dwellings occupied by full-time residents in Collingwood in 2011. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 increased by 14.0% as compared to the national rate of  7.1%.


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