Homes for Sale in Bradford West Gillimbury, Ontario
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Bradford West Gwillimbury, Ontario Overview
Bradford West Gwillimbury, or BSG for short, is a great place to raise a family. It’s a small but growing town with lots of business potential.
It’s located 72km north of Toronto and was only recently incorporated as a town in 1991. Currently, its population sits at 29,832, according to the 2016 census. It has been growing steadily in recent years, with new businesses and other opportunities coming to the area.
Real Estate For Sale in Bradford West Gwillimbury, Ontario
Homes for sale in Bradford West Gwillimbury have an average sales price for detached homes of $1.1M in February 2021 that rose to $1.5M in February 2022.
3 bedroom detached houses, which went for $915K in February 2021 now go for $1.3M in February 2022, a 44% increase. 4 bedroom houses went from $1.2M to $1.7M for a 49% increase over the same period, and 5 bedrooms went from $1.5M to $1.9M, a 28% increase.
For townhouses, the average sales price was $823K in February 2021, which jumped to $1.1M by February 2022.
3 bedroom townhouses went from $798K to $1.1M for a 47% increase, while 4 bedrooms went from $921K to $1.3M for a 45% jump.
Condos have a very low inventory in the region, but on average, they sold for $392K in Feb 2021 and $560K in Feb 2022, a 43% increase.
Living in Bradford West Gwillimbury, Ontario
If you’re looking to escape the big city but still have relatively close access to Toronto, purchasing Bradford West Gwillimbury real estate is a good option. Its small-town size provides a more relaxed feeling, and it has got a great sense of community.
Highway 400 and Highway 9 both connect to the town, which is also accessible by train and GO Transit.
Bradford sits on a verdant wetland with excellent fishing holes and other activities available.
The Scanlon Creek Conservation Area is one of the best kept and beautiful public natural areas in the region, with the creek just minutes away from the centre of town. It covers over 500 acres and contains many walking trails.
Fairy Lake Park is another excellent area to check out, with good trails that lead right to Newmarket, an area with various restaurants.
The BWG Leisure Centre is one of the most prominent hot spots in town, a recreation centre with many different sports and activities on offer. It’s right next to the BWG Library and Cultural Centre, providing more relaxing indoor activities.
You can try the relatively new Bradford Escape Academy for alternative indoor fun, which hosts various escape rooms. Great for the family or a group of friends.
Bradford West Gwillimbury Community Highlights
- Easy access to Toronto
- A rapidly growing region with increasing accommodations
- Scanlon Creek Conservation Area is a vast area of scenic wilderness to explore
- The BWG Leisure Centre is the go-to spot for a wide variety of activities in town
- Excellent fishing and other wetland activities available due to the marshland
Bradford West Gwillimbury Area Schools
Based on their Fraser Institute scores, here are 3 of the best schools in BWG.
- St. Charles Elementary (Grades K-8)
- Fieldcrest Elementary (Grades K-8)
- Sir William Osler Elementary (Grades K-8)
- Chris Hadfield Elementary (Grades K-8)