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Woodstock, Ontario Overview
The City of Woodstock is the seat of Oxford County, located on the Thames River, 40 minutes east of London, Ontario. Woodstock has a wealth of visible history, the town being known for its collection of Victorian-era heritage buildings that are still standing and functional across the city. Attractions in Woodstock include its summer festivals, parks, community spaces, and the Woodstock Museum.
Real Estate for Sale in Woodstock, Ontario
Woodstock was first settled in the early 1800s, its population rapidly growing from immigration to bring the settlement to town status in 1851 and soon after earning the city designation in 1901. As of the most recent census data, over 40,000 people call the City of Woodstock home. The city benefits from being right between London, Ontario to the west and Brantford to the east. A little farther to the east, Hamilton is just over an hour away as well.
Real estate in Woodstock has undergone a lot of changes in the last decade. The current average sale price for 2019 is sitting around $415,000, reflecting a steady increase that heated up around 2016 and is still climbing. That average is made up of detached properties ($445,000), semi-detached properties ($355,000), and condos ($275,000). Within that average, there are some older, smaller homes available in the mid $100,000s and some grand estates that exceed $1,000,000. Most newly-built homes are listed in the $500,000s or $600,000s which is fairly common in this region.
Living in Woodstock, Ontario
Public transportation in Woodstock is provided by Woodstock Transit which runs buses through town as an environmentally-friendly option with a reasonable fair. The buses operate Monday to Saturday, but take time off on statutory holidays. Woodstock Transit buses operate on six different route through the densest areas of the city. Intercity transit is made possible by Via Rail trains which connects Woodstock with Windsor and Toronto.
Schools in Woodstock fall into one of three board options: the Thames Valley District School Board, the London District Catholic School Board, and the Conseil scolaire catholique Providence. The TVDSB also offers public French Immersion programs at some of its elementary and secondary schools. There are thirteen elementary school options and five secondary schools across the three boards. The only post-secondary institute in Woodstock is a campus of Fanshawe College. In addition to its program offerings, the college campus also offers a chance to earn Ontario High School credits at its “School Within a College”.
Woodstock has a lot of community opportunities to offer both new and longtime residents. From the public rinks at the Woodstock Community Centre, to fascinating local history at the Woodstock Museum, to vibrant community celebrations, there is always something to do on the weekend. Unique to Woodstock is COWapolooza - more than just a clever pun, the City of Woodstock’s summer festival celebrates town heritage and modern community in one weekend event. Woodstock was once known as a major dairy capital in Ontario, a tradition carried on by COWapolooza’s Cow Milking Contest. In addition to vendors and attractions, the festival also features musical acts on Friday and Saturday night.