Muskoka/Haliburton/Orillia (Muskoka, Haliburton, Orillia, Bracebridge, Huntsville)
The District of Muskoka touches two bodies of water: Georgian Bay and Lake Couchiching. The district includes the City of Muskoka itself, Bracebridge, and Huntsville. Orillia and Haliburton are nearby, members of Simcoe County and Haliburton County respectively. The greater area, including all five locations, has a population of around 100,000 throughout the year, with an additional 100,000 tourists and seasonal residents during the summer. There are plenty of houses, condos, cottages, and properties for sale that Key Exchange Team would love to show you!
The District of Muskoka has a large footprint in Central Ontario. This district is a very coveted place to live and vacation thanks to its beautiful nature scenery, proximity to two bodies of water, and different activities. On the west, the Muskoka touches Algonquin Provincial Park. In addition to the hiking trails in the provincial park, there are large networks of trails throughout the entire 6,500 square kilometers of land. Another one-of-a-kind feature Muskoka possesses is its lakes; in fact, there are over 1,600 lakes in the area.
Orillia is approximately an hour and a half from the GTA. Its proximity to larger city centers allows easy access to stores, jobs, and other urban amenities. The City of Orillia houses just over 30,000 people. Each year, residents partake in several festivals such as the Scottish Festival, Blues and Jazz Festivals, and the Mariposa Folk Festival. In addition to an extensive interest in arts and culture, Orillia offers many opportunities for sports. The city has traditional sports like hockey and soccer as well as rock climbing and dodgeball!
In Haliburton, there are around 17,000 people. Haliburton is rich in live theater and museums which showcase local talent through a variety of mediums. There are many sports leagues for both children and adults in Haliburton. Also offered are classes and lessons to educate youth on topics such as water, the environment, and wildlife – all important in an area as nature-centric as Haliburton.
All of the District of Muskoka, Orillia, and Haliburton are in the Trillium Lakelands District School Board. Trillium Lakelands District School Board has forty-one elementary schools, seven high schools, and six alternative education and training centers. Schools ensure that students have a well-rounded education while putting a focus on the environment and the history of their area. Some schools also offer French programs, Métis and Inuit programs, and after-school programs. It is easy to find a school that you love with all the choices!
The Muskoka, Haliburton, and Orillia is a beautiful region. Everyone who visits falls in love. You could be lucky enough to live in the sought-after cities of Muskoka, Haliburton, Orillia, Bracebridge or Huntsville! The Key Exchange Team would be thrilled to help you find a home that you can love there. We know we can find you your next home! To start your search today, check out our Muskoka, Haliburton and Orillia MLS® system. The MLS® listings can be a great aid when house-hunting. The system allows you to input your precise needs, and find a house for sale that matches your preferred criteria. Contact us today for more information on properties for sale in the Muskoka region!