Barrie Homes & Real Estate

View the hottest Barrie, ON homes for sale and real estate below! Barrie is a community located in Central Ontario on the bank of the Kempenfelt Bay. Located in Simcoe County, Barrie is a great place to buy a home with ample access to economic opportunities and nature. To request up-to-date information on moving to Barrie, including sales history and prices in Barrie's best neighbourhoods, property disclosures, things to do like outdoor activities, and more about Barrie's cost of living, its economy, and properties for sale, or to arrange a private showing of any property listed below, contact your LOCAL real estate experts today. Read more about Barrie real estate.

Homes For Sale in Barrie ON

Barrie Real Estate Listings October 17, 2021
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Barrie Real Estate Market

The real estate market in Barrie is large due to the size of the city and the overall demand for the area. The area offers a wide range of home styles in a varied budget range. Barrie homes for sale may range from $250,000 up to $900,000 or higher. Homebuyers in the area may need to purchase homes quickly because they may sell faster than anticipated, depending on the time of the year and inventory numbers change.

When it comes to what type of homes are available for sale, expect to find a wide variety. Barrie condos and townhomes are some of the more modern properties on the market in some areas of the city. For those looking for Barrie single-family homes for sale, there is a wide range of style options to think about buying. This includes two-story and ranch-style homes. Many of the home styles in Barrie are Colonial-inspired, but it is also possible to find custom homes in the area. Detached single-family homes for sale in Barrie are typically some of the most common purchases made.

Many of the Barrie homes for sale include a small-to-moderate size lot. Many homes have backyards, though some are quite small in the downtown areas.

When it comes to buying a Barrie luxury home, there are a few expensive neighbourhoods to look into. Some areas with larger homes and custom designs are typically priced well over $1 million, but they include ranges widely. Homebuyers need to consider a range of community areas and neighbourhood options to find the right space for their needs.

There is some new construction present in Barrie as well. Some custom home builders in Barrie include Gregor Homes LTD, Homes by DayCor, and Alair Homes. A new subdivision may be developed here and there. It is also common to find open land to purchase to build a home on as well. Some home builders may offer selective lot selection in some areas of the city.

The real estate market in Barrie offers opportunities in most neighbourhoods of the city. This includes Little Lake, Minet's Point, Letitia Heights, Saint Paul's, Cundles, and most others. Those who wish to buy a home in one of these areas can find a range of price points available, including affordable neighbourhood options.

Barrie Community Amenities

The historic downtown area of Barrie, along with the waterfront, makes Barrie a sought-after location to call home. It is also a big tourism draw for vacationers in Barrie. Some of the annual festivals in this area include the New Music Festival, Barrie Film Festival, and Barrie Waterfront Festival. The area offers several beaches, including Johnsons Beach, Minet's Point Beach, and the Centennial Beach area. Boating and other water activities are favourite pastimes here along Kempenfelt Bay and Lake Simcoe.

For everyday life needs, Barrie offers a wide range of shopping and dining options. There are various neighbourhood shops and both large chains and locally owned options. The Georgian Mall, Park Place, and Bayfield Mall are some of the largest shopping areas in the city.

Barrie Local Highlights

  • Getting around is easy to do, with Provincial Highway 400 being the primary route between Barrie and Toronto. Highway 26 also runs through the city, and the Barrie Transit offers another option.
  • OHL Hockey's Barrie Colts and IBL Baseball's Barrie Baycats are in the city. The Georgian Grizzlies are a member of the OCAA as well.
  • The Allandale Recreation Centre and Barrie Community Sports Complex are two of the many options for recreation in the city.
  • Kempenfest is the area's largest outdoor arts and crafts celebration each year, bringing in over 300 artisans, food demonstrations, and live entertainment.
  • The MacLaren Art Centre is one of the most noted art installations in the area. Other arts and cultural programs take place here as well, including Image Studio Tour.

Barrie School Information

Residents attending school go to Simcoe County District Schools. The city has 87 elementary schools, 15 secondary schools, seven learning centers, and the Stayner Collegiate Institute. There are private schools in the area, as well. Some examples include St. Joseph's High School and St. Peter's Catholic Secondary School. Georgian College also has its main campus in Barrie, home to about 10,000 full-time students each year.

Home prices in Barrie, Ontario, make it the type of community people want to live in, but there may be some competition to find the ideal home. Between the plentiful amenities and proximity to the big city, Barrie is a great place to check out when searching for a new home.

Barrie ON Real Estate Agents

Looking to purchase a home in Barrie? Let our Barrie real estate experts guide you through the sale of your current residence or the purchase of your new Barrie property. As local real estate agents, we have up-to-date information on the Barrie, Ontario real estate market's unique dynamics.

Contact the Peggy Hill Group Realty Brokerage to learn more about representation for buyers and sellers. Preparing to sell your Barrie home? View our market analysis page for a home value estimate within moments.

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