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Grimsby, Ontario is a town of 27,314 people located in the Regional Municipality of Niagara. It is on the southwestern corner of Lake Ontario, just East of Hamilton and West of St. Catherines. Grimsby was incorporated as a village in 1879, then as a town in 1922. The waters near Grimsby were integral to the War of 1812 and in times of peace, a fantastic getaway location for vacationers.
Real Estate for Sale in Grimsby, Ontario
Grimsby is considered to be a part of North Niagara region for real estate purposes. Between 2017 and 2018, the real estate market in Niagara North slowed down, the property inventories for the year decreased alongside the average list price. In 2018, the average sale price for a property in Grimsby was around $550,000 which is a little bit higher than the regional average for North Niagara. Condo units in Grimsby are usually listed in the high $300,000 to high $400,000 range, well above the regional average of about $375,000 for apartment-style units. Detached, single family residences start in the $500,000s and can exceed millions of dollars on the top end. This range falls in line with the regional average of $612,898 for detached properties. Grimsby is the site of a lot of new development, the majority of which are apartment-style condominiums and modern row-style townhouses. New luxury properties on waterfront lots are also possibilities for development.
Living in Grimsby, Ontario
Grimsby is located in the Niagara Region, which connects it to the Greater Toronto Area by highway and by convenient transit access. Grimsby lies along the Queen Elizabeth Way specifically, which runs between Toronto and Fort Erie. While Toronto is just over an away using the highway system, it is accessible by GO Bus service and by train out of Grimsby.
Residents of Grimsby can choose from the two public school boards in the region: District School Board of Niagara (DSBN) or the Niagara Catholic District School Board (NCDSB). The DSBN has 6 Elementary and 1 Secondary school servicing Grimsby, while the NCDSB has 2 Elementary and 1 Secondary school. Outside of those boards, pre-schools and private schools offer additional coverage to the town as well.
Grimsby offers plenty of options for community engagement. Those seeking a quiet afternoon can visit the Grimsby Public Art Gallery, the Grimsby Public Library, or the Grimsby Museum. Options for public physical activity can be found at the Grimsby Lions Community Pool, the Livingston Activity Centre, and the Peach King Centre. Seasonal programs and activities are held in the different public facilities across the town as well. There are also publicly maintained trails, parks, and beaches to enjoy in the nicer weather.
Part of community life in Grimsby, Ontario includes the seasonal festivities. Some celebrations are held in the public centres, like Canada Day and Halloween at the Grimsby Museum. Others gather the town together outside to celebrate together like the Town Tree Lighting and the Santa Claus Parade in the Winter. Town-wide Farmers and Vintage Markets dot the warmer months, and there are many more community events to connect residents of all ages.