I specialize in helping my clients find homes in Ontario’s South Coast area.
Proximity to Toronto airport and large centres.
Toronto airport, 1 1/2 hours
Both Hamilton and London 1 hour away.
2. Hospitals & Medical Facilities and Schools:
Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe,(new emergency ward, and CT Scan unit)
Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital
Brantford General Hospital
- Medical Facilities:
1.Simcoe - Two main buildings provide laboratory, x-ray,
screening and other medical services in Simcoe. The
West Street Medical Centre has one of the most
up-to-date bone scanning machines as well as a Nuclear Medicine and Cardio Pulmonary clinic -
2. Delhi Community Health Centre
3. Waterford Family Health Centre
4. Port Dover Medical Centre
5. Port Rowan Medical Centre
Long-term care facilities:
1.Norview Lodge - new facility: see www.norfolkcounty.on.ca
2.Cedarwood Village Retirement Ap[artments and Nursing Home
3. Norfolk Hospital Nursing Home
4. Simcoe Heritage Retirement Home
Delhi Long Term Care Centre
Parkview Meadows Christian Retirement Village
High Schools - Simcoe
Simcoe Composite School
Port Rowan area
Valley Heights Secondary School
Delhi Secondary School
Waterford High School
Fanshawe College (post secondary)
Elementary schools in the area:
1. Ecole Sainte-Marie
2. St. Joseph’s Catholic School
3. Elgin Avenue Public School
4. West Lynn Public School
Conservation: Conservation in Norfolk County is taken very seriously. The Long Pint Region Conservation Authority has designated ’signicant forest tracts’ of 1933 acres. They maintain a unique 210 acres Carolinian forest in Backus Woods which features trees found nowhere else in Canada.
For gardeners, there are two major garden tours during the month of June,
There are many 9 and 18-hole golf courses, as well as a 27-hole course.
For sailors and boaters, there are numerous marinas, docking facilities, public beaches...as well as regattas and races. The beaches are located at Turkey Point, Long Point and Port Dover. The beach in Long Point is more than 30 km. long.
Hockey has a long history in Norfolk, having produced several NHL players, such as Red Kelly, Chico Maki, Rob Blake, Nelson Emerson, to name a few.
Ellen McIntosh-Green, Jonas Stonkus, Vicky McClung, Ross Bateman, Elizabeth McIntosh are but a few of Norfolk’s artists. there is also an arts centre in Simcoe, the Norfolk Arts Centre, as well as an arts group, ARTSCO.
There is a music festival which occurs in February, involving many children from the local schools, as well as from private music instruction. (similar to a Kiwanis Festival)
The future potential of Simcoe looks strong. On Hwy #3 alone there are 5 major retailers, four auto dealerships, and a major shopping mall, a new Walmart and a new big-box Canadian Tire store.
In addition, a new Toyota parts manufacturing plant (Toyotetsu) opened in 2007, potentially employing nearly 300 people.
Shopper’s Drug Mart, Pizza Pizza, and Boston Pizza have also arrived in Simcoe.
The Real Estate market has seen a lot of growth and continues to do so.