Gravenhurst is the ‘Gateway to Muskoka’ and offers a traditional small town feel while incorporating a modern and rewarding lifestyle. If you are searching for houses for sale in Gravenhurst, this is a great place to start!
Whether you’re a first time homebuyer, a family looking to establish roots, a professional coming to pursue a career, or a senior searching for the perfect retirement community, Gravenhurst is a great place to consider purchasing real estate.
Gravenhurst is located approximately 1.5 hours from both the GTA and beautiful Algonquin Park. This historic town is home to approximately 13,000 permanent residents and that number often doubles in the summer months. Sitting at the south end of ‘cottage country’, Gravenhurst is a popular destination for those looking to take advantage of the Muskoka lifestyle, while at a more relaxed cost of living and with easy access to the city.
For those considering purchasing a house in Gravenhurst, there are several neighbourhoods, school boundaries and subdivisions to consider. For those new to the area, the town offers a number of resources to assist with those searching for employment, daycare or even to provide suggestions on local services that are available to residents.
There are many sights and attractions in Gravenhurst, and activities are available year round for all ages. The Torrance Dark Sky Preserve is great for hiking and biking, The Gravenhurst Opera House showcases a variety of live performances in their 320 seat theatre and the Bethune Memorial House is a National Historic Site that visitors can tour to learn about incredible life of Dr. Norman Bethune, just to name a few.
When considering buying a house in Gravenhurst, it is important to note the facilities and amenities that are available to locals. Gravenhurst is fortunate to have a number of great centres for recreation, a wide variety of local businesses, a number of municipally maintained parks, beaches and trails and so much more. The Centennial Centre offers a skating rink and an auditorium that can can accommodate meetings or celebrations and is the proud home of the Lions Sports Hall of Fame. The YMCA in Gravenhurst is a community health and resource hub offering swimming programs for all ages, child care, youth day camps, employment services and personal training services and equipment. The programs are updated regularly and are available for all age groups.
With so much activity and ways that you can be involved in the community it’s no wonder that the great citizens have helped to shape such a caring and family-friendly community. It’s obvious why Gravenhurst continues to be a top location for those looking for a more laid-back lifestyle, while still being able to access the modern day comforts of a larger centre. Living and working in Gravenhurst can be both rewarding and relaxing and brings together the best of both worlds. If you are considering looking at houses for sale in Gravenhurst, let us help you find the perfect one!
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GRAVENHURST AMENITIES AND SERVICES
Gravenhurst has so many resources and activities for their residents to enjoy and take advantage of. Here are just a few: