Moving to Wasaga Beach has never looked so good as it does today. Take a look at these compelling reasons why Wasaga Beach is a great place to call home.
Top 7 Reasons for moving to Wasaga Beach
1: Longest fresh water beach in the world
Wasaga Beach has been a vacation mecca for years. There is 14 kilometers of sandy Beach and million dollar sunsets it is no wonder people come here year after year. Just imagine enjoying this on a year round basis. Moving to Wasaga Beach never looked so good.
2: Affordable house prices
Wasaga Beach has seen a surge in house prices this year yet compared to The GTA it is still very affordable. The average house price in 2015 was $275,000 compared to the GTA’s average house price of $723,000 therefore making Wasaga Beach very affordable.
3: Close Proximity to the GTA
Work in the GTA but you can’t afford to live there? Wasaga Beach is the answer. Wasaga Beach is approximately 143 Km to Toronto and only 102 Km to Brampton which makes commuting a very attractive option.
The people in Wasaga Beach are very friendly and welcoming. Whether walking down the street or in a store people will smile and say hello no matter where you are.
5: Excellent boating and fishing
Wasaga Beach is located on the Nottawasaga River which enters into Georgian Bay. There are 2 full service marinas. Sturgeon Point Marina at 350 River Road East and the Wasaga Marina at 1237 Mosley Street. Wasaga Beach has great fishing you just have to find the right fishing holes, there is salmon, pike, trout, walleye, catfish and of course Sturgeon.
6: Blueberry Trails hiking and cross country ski trails
Whether you like to hike, bike or cross-country ski you won’t want to miss out on the Blueberry Trails. These trails are very scenic. Some points are high enough where you can catch an amazing view of Georgian Bay.
7: Wasaga Beach Restaurants
Wasaga Beach has an unlimited choice of dining. For fast food there is McDonald’s, Harvey’s, Dairy Queen. If you’re looking for chain restaurants you have Swiss Chalet, Boston Pizza. Privately owned restaurants include the West River Cookhouse, Catch 22, Barcelo’s and the Beacon just to name a few.
As you can see Wasaga Beach has plenty to offer for its resident’s and you won’t be disappointed to have chosen to live here.
Andrew Weaver is a licensed Realtor® with Southern Georgian Triangle Real Estate Board and serves Wasaga Beach, Collingwood, and Clearview Township.