Midland Ontario Real Estate
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Midland, Ontario Overview
Looking for nice real estate on the Southern Georgian Bay? Then consider Midland, Ontario, a historic town with modern shopping conveniences, beaches, and year-round outdoor entertainment. Midland is a smaller town in Simcoe County with a population of 16,864 people over 35 square kilometers. Most attractions in the Midland core and even some of the public freshwater beaches are within walking distance of the neighbourhoods there. There is also a thriving cottage country around Little Lake and waterfront property options along the Bay. If you’ve always wanted to live near the water, then explore homes for sale in Midland, Ontario today!
Homes for Sale in Midland, Ontario
Homes for sale in Midland Ontario has been on the rise lately. In the Summer of 2019, the number of listed properties is at the highest it has been in 4 years. This increase in houses for sale means that the market gets a boost as more houses are sold. The average price of housing in Midland is around $410,000, but individual pricing varies a lot by location. It is rare to see a single-family home priced below $200,000, but there are occasional exceptions. Closer to the Bay, the average real estate price increases dramatically because many of the properties have a waterfront view. In the Tiffin and Midland Point areas, some waterfront properties exceed the $1,000,000 mark.
The densest area of Midland is in and around the town centre. There are not many apartments or condos in big, tall buildings here. Most apartment buildings are less than 5-stories in Midland. Instead, you would be more likely to find a detached, single family dwelling for sale or for rent. This area has the best access to the restaurants and shopping on Midland’s downtown main street: King Street. Most of the schools in the district are in this area as well. Because of Midland’s size, it is still possible to walk to Little Park and waterfront or the Midland Harbor from the heart of the city.
North of Midland is the Sunnyside, Portage Park, and Midland Point areas. Housing here is highly desirable and has a price tag to match. Houses in Sunnyside and Portage Park are only about 5 minutes away from downtown Midland, but the slight commute means that properties here are closer to the Georgian Bay and waterfront views. Midland Point is 10 minutes away from downtown Midland, but much of the housing in this forested, rural area is right on the Bay.
To the West is Little Lake. While the properties that are closest to the lake are cottages, there is more traditional housing available further out from the Lake. Besides public water access at Little Lake Park, this area is also close the Midland YMCA, Huronia Museum, Huronia Mall, Mountainview Ski Centre, Georgian Bay General Hospital, and Georgian Bay District Secondary school.
Living in Midland, Ontario
Living in Midland is like living in your dream vacation destination all year long. Midland’s phenomenal access to nature means that residents can partake in all manner of outdoor activities and sports, while its indoor conveniences are a considerable bonus.
If you already have an outdoor pastime of choice or are looking for something new, then this section may be of interest to you. Like the water? Go swimming at one of Midland’s 3 public, freshwater beaches: Gawley Park, Little Lake Park, or Pete Petterson Park. Launch your boat for the season at Pete Petterson Park, then dock it in Midland Harbour. Feeling adventurous? Try stand-up paddle boarding at Little Lake Park. If you feel more comfortable on dry land, then you can experience many of Midland’s great trails and parks either by cycling or on foot. You can also mountain bike, race, or cycle at Mountainview Ski Centre, then come back in the winter for downhill and cross country skiing and snowshoeing.
Other attractions in Midland include:
- Midland Golf & Country Club
- Brooklea Golf & Country Club
- Huronia Mall
- Midland YMCA
- Midland Cultural Centre
- Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
What about Midland’s heritage? For those curious, Midland has several great outings lined up to help residents and visitors experience the town’s past. At a glance, the most colourful way to see Midland Heritage is in the 34 mural paintings that decorate the bricks of the downtown core. They depict vintage shops, founding moments, and historical scenes - a perfect way to get acquainted with the past before diving in. Chronologically speaking, the first site would be the pre-contact Huron/Wendat village set up by the Huronia Museum to highlight a First Settlement before the arrival of the French. When the French did arrive, they established Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons, and it is on that site where a replica and museum stand to preserve the history.