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Whitby Real Estate


Real estate in Whitby is located approximately one hour east of Toronto and boasts a picturesque waterfront on Lake Ontario, historic architecture, and two bustling downtown areas. Located in Ontario’s Durham Region, Whitby has hundreds of annual community events, as well as an exciting food and drink scene, unique shopping experiences, and plenty of options for outdoor adventure.

Living in Whitby is perfect for those who enjoy outdoor recreation. The city has over 100 parks, 60 km of multi-use trails, and expansive beaches, and boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, and more on scenic Lake Ontario. Meanwhile, Iroquois Beach Park features tranquil sandy shores, plenty of greenspace, and a trail network.

Whitby has a rich heritage and has several historic homes, churches, and schools, along with the Whitby Public Library which dates back to 1854. The Lynde House Museum – the oldest house in the Durham Region, built in 1811 – showcases the unique architecture of the period and hosts guided tours and special events, while the Centennial Building dates back to the mid-1800s.

Whitby is home to two exciting downtown districts – downtown Brooklin and downtown Whitby. Downtown Brooklin is a designated heritage conservation district, and is home to a variety of unique restaurants, shops, spas, and local businesses. The vibrant downtown Whitby area features hundreds of businesses, restaurants, and shops, along with the Whitby Courthouse Theatre and the Whitby History Museum.

Whitby has a thriving arts scene and is home to many local artisans in areas ranging from painting to photography, sculpture, woodwork, and more. The town also boasts three theatres, each hosting exciting live performances, workshops, and events.

Whitby’s neighborhoods each offer their own distinctive charm and lifestyle. The neighbourhoods of Port Whitby and Brooklin are both celebrated for local restaurants and breweries, shops, and events. Lynde Creek is home to the Lynde Creek Shores Conservation Areas, and is ideal for those looking to reside amongst incomparable natural landscapes. To find out more about real estate opportunities and market conditions in the idyllic waterfront town of Whitby, contact one of our specialized real estate agents and let us help prepare you for your next move.

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