As real estate agents who are very familiar with the Erin Real Estate market, let us show you what it has to offer and why you may want to call it home.
Erin is town within Wellington County. It is located approximately 80 km’s northwest of Toronto. The town was originally a settlement after the mills were built on the Credit River in the years 1826-1829. It is made up of the village of Erin, village of Hillsburgh, the hamlet of Ballinafad, Brisbane, Cedar Valley, Crewson’s Corners, Ospringe, and Orton.
These small villages and hamlets have charm of their own. When people think of Erin they generally refer to as Erin/Hillsburgh. Hillsburgh is one of the larger villages with it’s own grocery store, some antique shops and the infamous Butcher’s Furniture. This is a furniture store that has been in business since 1959.
With the development of the newer Industrial Park, businesses have been looking to relocate to the town because of its convenient locale and easy transportation to larger urban areas. The fact that the tax rate is much lower than other locations is also very attractive to prospective businesses. The proximity to the “Technology Triangle” of Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge allows people to work in larger center and live in a peaceful, rural setting.
Erin is also renowned for is equine community. There are many state of the art horse facilities in the area and have many first class shows. The township still has many working farms that have been passed on from generation to generation.
For new comers, the community has a great deal to offer. Whether you are day tripping or looking to relocate, you will find the downtown main street a fun place to explore. From the many upscale shops, to the delightful dining experiences to the recreational opportunities, you will have much to experience and explore. For the fit minded, the town offers both indoor and outdoor activities ranging from the numerous hiking trails, ball diamonds, hockey area, snowmobiling trails, soccer, tennis and so much more. There is always something to do within the boundaries with its many events and celebrations.
Housing options are quite an eclectic mix in the Erin/Hillsburg areas. Newer estate homes offer luxury living for the larger families. There remains century homes that have been lovingly maintained and show the history of this area. Just on the outskirts of town you will find farms, traditional of Ontario and unique rural hideways. The Erin real estate market has remained strong over the years with it’s ease for commute to both the GTA and the Guelph areas.
The town motto is “Where you feel naturally inspired and genuinely at home”. This is why so many people have chosen to make Erin the home-sweet-home. If you are looking to live in a rural community with the convenience of being just a stone’s throw away from larger centers, then Erin maybe the right place for you.