Owen Sound

Come to Owen Sound for a city that combines sheer natural beauty with a bustling urban vibe. On an inlet of Georgian Bay, Owen Sound sits at the mouths of the Pottawatomi and Sydenham Rivers. For centuries it has been one of Canada’s major port cities and with its busy harbour and bustling marinas, its maritime traditions are alive and well today. The cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment rise above Owen Sound and it is to this incredible backdrop that people enjoy living and working in the seat of the County of Grey’s government.

Real Estate in Owen Sound

There are many choices for real estate in Owen Sound from grand historic homes to modern downtown condominiums. In a city that is known for its stately Victorian and Queen Anne architecture there are also a number of newer developments. Choose from the luxury properties of the golf course community of Cobble Beach Golf Resort or downtown condominium living in Centre Suites on 3rd Avenue. Home values range from the $200,000sto the $500,000s.

Living in Owen Sound

The sheer natural beauty of Owen Sound, its robust employment, strong education system, great recreational opportunities and parks system, and lovely homes make this city an excellent choice to live and play.

Education is a priority in Owen Sound and there are quality options for both public and private education. There are six elementary schools and two secondary schools in Owen Sound in the Bluewater School District. For higher education, Georgian College operates a location in the city that features the most advanced maritime research facility in Canada. Georgian College offers both full-time degree programs and continuing education.

Owen Sound makes it easy to enjoy the great outdoors. Its extensive park system includes four large conservation areas that are well known for their spectacular waterfalls, sandy beaches, wildlife, and hiking trails. Watch the waters cascade over the Niagara Escarpment at Jones Falls in the Pottawatomi Conservation area or enjoy the beach at Hibou Conservation Area. There are numerous recreational opportunities in Owen Sound with arenas, soccer and baseball fields, golf courses, and of course excellent boating and fishing on the bay. Wintersports enthusiasts will find kilometres of snowmobile and cross-country skiing trails. Owen Sound is also home to the SummerFolk Festival every August that draws thousands of people and has been the launching ground for many of Canada’s big names in music.

Downtown Owen Sound is full of shopping, dining and entertainment. This recently refurbished area has preserved the grace of the 1900s and invites visitors and residents to its vibrant scene. Past and present mesh together with the Grey Roots Museum and Archives, the Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery and a popular Farmer’s Market.

Owen Sound Real Estate, Homes and Cottages for Sale

I invite you to come see why Owen Sound became the National Communities in Bloom Champion. I look forward to introducing you to the city’s beauty and strong sense of community. Call me today to schedule an appointment.

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