Homes for Sale in Brockville, Ontario
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Brockville, Ontario Overview
Brockville, formerly known as Elizabethtown, is also known as the City of the Thousand Islands. It lies just downstream of the Thousand Islands on the St. Lawrence River, ending at Kingston. Brockville’s recently revitalized its downtown core and improved its waterfront with updated parks and walking trails, giving the city new life.
There are also hundreds of heritage buildings in the city, making it a town deeply steeped in historical architecture. Today, Brockville Real Estate is thriving.
Real Estate For Sale in Brockville, Ontario
Houses for Sale in Brockville are tracked by The Rideau-St. Lawrence Real Estate Board for the area.
This February, the number of homes sold in Brockville has had a decent drop of 15.6% from its highs in February 2021. Still, they are 2.8% above the five-year average for February sales.
Based on the Home Price Index (HPI), a more accurate measure of the price you can expect a home in the area to sell at than the median or average, the HPI composite benchmark price for homes in Brockville was $534,200 in February 2022. This shows a gain of 27.7% when compared with February 2021.
For detached homes, the benchmark price the same month was $539,700, making up the bulk of the trend with a 27.3% increase from the same time last year.
For townhouses, the benchmark price was $683,200, up 37.7% compared to the previous year. Condos in the area remain affordable, at $301,200, but still rose substantially by 29.1%.
New listings saw a decrease of 14.6% from February 2021. This is the lowest number of new listings in decades, 40.4% below the 10 year average for February.
Living in Brockville, Ontario
There are many sights to see and activities to enjoy in Brockville, Ontario. It’s excellent for outdoors-types who want a city with modern amenities.
The Newcomers Club allows new residents to join in on various social activities. You can join in on the Welcome Wagon, which helps residents get acquainted with the city and its neighborhoods to find everything they need.
The convenient location of Brockville is right between Montreal and Toronto, making it ideal for those who need to visit either city and want to be at the centre of the action.
Situated on the St. Lawrence River, it’s within the beautiful 1000 islands region. The city is also home to Canada’s first railway tunnel, which was recently transformed into a LED-lit pedestrian tunnel in 2017.
A thriving arts community in the area will give you lots of opportunities to enjoy everything from the local galleries to the art exhibitions in the area. Host to the famous Brockville Arts Centre, there are countless great works to see from both local and international artists.
The Arts Centre also has one of the best mid-sized theatres in Canada, hosting up to 700. Enjoy local productions and concerts.
There’s also the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve, right by the river. A beautiful attraction for family and friends. Here you can go to many biking, hiking, and swimming areas.
In the centre of the city lies the Aquatarium, a 27,000 square foot aquarium to visit and discover the local biodiversity of the 1000 Islands. The underwater immersion feature and guided tours are exciting.
Brockville also hosts quite a few waterfront parks with gorgeous river views. These offer many recreational activities, including The Brock Trail, St. Lawrence Park, and Blockhouse Island.
There are quite a few festivals held annually and lots of boating, canoeing, and fishing opportunities throughout the city. You can even take a yacht during the night on the river for a romantic or family fun evening.
Brockville is more of a retiree city than a young nighttime city. As a result, many older folks become members of the highly active Brockville Country Club.
Brockville Community Highlights
- Located at the midpoint between Toronto and Montreal
- Beautiful waterfront with lots of boating and water sport activities available
- Thriving arts scene centred on the modern Arts Centre
- Huge Biosphere reserve by the St. Lawrence River
- Fascinating Aquatarium that shows off the biodiversity of the area
Brockville Area Schools
Based on their Fraser Institute scores, here are 3 of the best schools in Brockville.
- Toniata Public School (Grades K-8)
- J L Jordan Separate School (Grades K-8)
- École élémentaire Académie catholique Ange-Gabriel (Grades K-8)