5 Reasons You Should Make Keswick Your Home

Dated: July 30 2021

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Keswick, what used to be known as a picturesque cottage town in south-central Ontario, has recently garnered attention as a popular place for home buyers looking for the best of the country and the city, mixed with lakeside living.

Keswick, located north of Toronto on Cook's Bay is part of Lake Simcoe. It's the largest community in the Town of Georgina, which is also home of Sutton/Jackson Point and its many beaches.

The urban landscape in Keswick is rapidly growing with thousands new homes being built over the next five years.

Let's look at 5 reasons why this tiny town outside of Toronto is perfect for home buyers.

1. Location, Location, Location

Keswick, with a population of 26 000 inhabitants, is perfectly positioned between Highway 404 and Cook’s Bay on Lake Simcoe.The recent extension of Highway 404 connects directly to the Don Valley Parkway into downtown Toronto, reducing the drive to just under an hour. 

2. A Small Town Feel

This beautiful city offers a paradise away from the hectic lifestyle of big city life. There are a variety of housing options in Keswick, from modern and brand-new subdivisions to charming restored farmhouses in historic areas.  Also, its local businesses satisfy the needs of its population. Can’t find something at your local shop? Georgina is a few minutes drive away. 

Available housing is very much affordable in Keswick compared to other cities in Ontario. It’s small town charm allows for you to have a closer connection to your neighbours, if this is your jam then Keswick is the place to be.

3. Activities for the Whole Family

Annual events like Snofest, Youth-a-Palooza, Canada Day, Sutton Fair, Splash Festival and Harvest Festivals attract the whole community each year for family-friendly fun.

Keswick's natural surroundings are great for a day at the beach in the summer or an ice fishing trip in the winter.

Spend time golfing at the Orchard Beach Golf and Country Club, shopping at retail centres, dining at delicious restaurants and enjoying fun attractions like The Gem Theatre, the Georgina Pioneer Village and The Stephen Leacock Theatre of Performing Arts.

4. Schools in Keswick

Public elementary and secondary education in Keswick is overseen by York Region's two school boards: the York Region District School Board (YRDSB), and the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB).

The city has a few schools through the York District School Board and the York Separate District School Board, like Keswick Public School that offers French Immersion from Grade 1 to 8. Perfect options for families with young children.

5. Safe and Welcoming

If you are looking for a safe, welcoming environment, where you can enjoy a simple life, Keswick is the place. Many people relocating in Keswick from Toronto or other bigger places were surprised by how they were received by their neighbours.

In conclusion, Keswick is the ideal choice if you are looking for a quiet city that is surrounded by nature, is accessible to major cities, offers the small-town feel with community activities, offers outdoor activities that you can do in the summer and winter, and provides a safe and welcoming environment. 

Want to know what else Keswick has to offer? Contact me to learn more. 

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Edmond Ishag

Edmond Ishag is a Real Estate Broker servicing GTA, and its surrounding areas. He is a professional realtor with several years of sales, marketing experience. He possess an exceptional customer servic....

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