Houses for Sale in Belmont, Ontario
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Real Estate For Sale in Belmont, Ontario
The Central Elgin Township is made up of 13 charming communities in Southwestern Ontario including Belmont, Port Stanley, and 11 other small villages. The entire township sits along 280 square kilometers of land that is called home by 13,746 residents (2021 Census of Population).
With a population growth of 9% from 2016 to 2021, it is clear that more people are beginning to discover the peaceful, perfectly located communities of the Central Elgin Township. Because of this population growth, demand for houses for sale in Belmont, Ontario and surrounding communities has increased dramatically.
In 2013, the average home cost in Central Elgin was $157,555. In 2022, the average home cost in Central Elgin increased by X to $748,195. The post-COVID housing market has caused average market prices to drop by over 17%, but prices are expected to rise again for Belmont, Ontario real estate as the economy recovers.
Belmont, Ontario Overview
Belmont, Ontario is a small but mighty village located in Elgin County as part of the Central Elgin Township. With a convenient location between the popular, neighboring cities of London and St. Thomas, Belmont has become known as a “bedroom community” for commuters.
Accounting for only 0.0089% of the total Ontario population, Belmont is one of the smallest towns in its province. Within its one square kilometer town limits, Belmont is filled to the brim with 1,275 friendly faces (2021 Census of Population) that make up this tight-knit community.
Belmont’s population may not sound like a lot, but its population density is over 80 times that of Ontario as a whole! Not to mention, the population of Belmont has sky-rocketed by 11.8% since 2016, surpassing Ontario’s total population growth rate by 6%.
Living in Belmont, Ontario
Within Belmont, locals enjoy dining at Belmont Diner, and Belmont Town Restaurant. For those looking for weekend entertainment, Belmont Golf Club has an 18-hole golf course, located along the border of Belmont, next to Mapleton.
Though Belmont itself is not a large city, neighboring cities boast many attractions that draw visitors near and far. Since Belmont is located directly alongside Highway 401, nearby cities are easily accessible from the quiet village. It’s no wonder that this convenient location has caused the prices of houses for sale in Belmont, Ontario to rise.
Port Stanley offers all kinds of summer fun at its public beaches on the north shore of Lake Erie, just thirty minutes outside of Belmont. From golfing at the Kettle Creek Golf and Country Club to watching live entertainment at the Port Stanley Festival Theatre, there are activities for everyone in this lakeside town.
Another nearby destination is the industrious city of St. Thomas, also known as “Railway City”. For those wondering where Railway City got its name, the Elgin County Railway Museum is a popular attraction for history buffs. In addition to exploring its heritage, St. Thomas also has a vibrant arts and culture scene, mouth-watering restaurants, and breathtaking parks.
Many residents of Belmont commute 25 minutes to London, Ontario for work and play. This booming city boasts scenic hiking trails, large shopping malls, and award-winning restaurants. White Oaks is the most easily accessible London community to Belmont and is home to Victoria Hospital. This large hospital is affiliated with London’s prestigious research university, Western University.
Belmont Community Highlights
- Home to exquisite dining and a beautiful golf course
- Summer fun at surrounding port cities
- Explore community heritage in neighboring cities, alongside a vibrant arts scene with delicious restaurants.
- Conveniently located 20 minutes from a large teaching hospital and leading research university
Belmont Area Schools
In addition to nearby research university, Western University, Belmont has many great public schools, including two French immersion schools with extended French programs. Here are some of the best public schools in the region:
- South Dorchester Public School (Grades JK-6)
- Davenport Public School (Grades 7-8)
- East Elgin Secondary School (Grades 9-12)
- Éva Circé Côté French Immersion Public School (Grades SK-8)
- Pierre Elliott Trudeau French Immersion Public School (Grades 7-8)
- Parkside Collegiate Institute (Grades 9-12)
- Arthur Voaden Secondary School (Grades 9-12)