Queensville neighbourhood in East Gwillimbury. Popular communities include Rural East Gwillimbury, Sharon, Holland Landing, Mt Albert.
Queensville has 39 homes on the market. Of the 281 total properties listed in East Gwillimbury, Queensville makes up just 13.9%. The average asking price of a property in Queensville is $1,682,767, with an estimated mortgage of $5,701 per month. That is 1.2 times of the average asking price of $1,431,653 in East Gwillimbury. Properties listed in Queensville are an average of 1316 square feet, with 2.9 beds and 2.5 baths. Queensville has 0% apartments relative to all the other listings in this neighbourhood.
Queensville is a community within the Town of East Gwillimbury, Ontario. Besides the private residences, the village is home to the Queensville Cemetery in addition to a post office, a United Church of Canada, as well as a complex comprised of a fire hall, a community centre, a public park with softball diamond, tennis courts and a playground.
Real estate in Queensville exists in the Town of East Gwillimbury, which is home to more than 20,000 residents. The East Gwillimbury Town Hall (19000 Leslie Street) is a very modern edifice that mirrors the fast and dynamic growth that is projected for this community in the impending years.
East Gwillimbury is comprised of five urban areas including Queensville, Holland Landing, Mt. Albert, River Drive Park and Sharon, which are broken up by hundreds of acres of gently rolling hills as well as sunbaked farmland. Although Holland Landing contains the town’s largest populace, it is Queensville that is projected to develop into the chief community in the town. Similarly, Mt. Albert and Sharon both relish in the quaintness and small village pleasantness of a historic town.
Homes for sale in Queensville consist mainly of the new home subdivisions that proliferate throughout East Gwillimbury, mainly here and in Holland Landing. A majority of these developments date from the 1980s, right up to present-day. Additionally, there are quite a few which are still under construction.
When it comes to these subdivision properties, they aim to be modest and affordable detached single-family homes that include built-in garages. The dwellings in the River Drive Park community are made up mostly of petite frame bungalows, which were constructed in the 1940s and 1950s. One of the fantastic things about purchasing one of these homes for sale in Queensville is that they offer entry-level home ownership chances for first time buyers.
The history of Queensville is as follows: in the early 1800s, East Gwillimbury was settled by two groups of people including the United Empire Loyalists who were given free land grants in appreciation for their service to the Crown. Also, Quaker families voyaging from the United States were also granted promising terms and conditions to colonize here. In the 1820s, East Gwillimbury’s first families created ‘The Temple Of The Children Of Peace at Sharon’. The Sharon Temple (18974 Leslie Street), is now a nationalized historic site and museum.
The majority of the early settlement in East Gwillimbury was concerted in the communities of Queensville, Sharon and Mt. Albert. By 1850, East Gwillimbury’s populace had risen to the degree that it was integrated as a town.
Getting around Queensville is easy with York Region Transit, which operates bus service on Leslie and Yonge Streets. It is about a 20-minute bus ride to the Newmarket Go bus terminal, which offers a connecting route to the City of Toronto. Motorists’ enjoy quite easy access to Highway 404, which is located just a few minutes south of East Gwillimbury. The commute to Toronto by car, takes about 45 minutes.
Although shopping in East Gwillimbury is kind of restricted since there are no major shopping centres within the village, residents are just a short ride from shopping centres in the surrounding Town of Newmarket. Furthermore, Mt. Albert and Sharon feature quaint old-fashioned Main Street shopping areas with locally owned restaurants and shops, as well as professional offices. The summer is a season where residents can find many roadside fruit and vegetable stands sprinkled throughout East Gwillimbury and Garden centres are also greatly represented.
One of the greatest amenities any town can have is access to information. Luckily, East Gwillimbury has two public library branches. The Holland Landing branch (19513 Yonge Street) and the Mount Albert branch (19300 Centre Street) both offer programs for the complete family. With theatre groups, writing contests, as well as arts and crafts, there is surely something for everyone to partake in.
Homes for sale in Queensville are within the Town of East Gwillimbury which means that they have access to more than 160 acres of parkland. Entertainment attractions also include the 7 community centres, 3 golf courses as well as the tennis facilities. The East Gwillimbury Sports Complex features 2 ice surfaces that host a selection of adult and youth hockey programs. East Gwillimbury is also well known for its outstanding snowmobiling trails and for fishing and boating on the proximate Lake Simcoe.
Events like the Mount Albert Sports Day and Spring Fair take place annually and feature a midway, crafter and artisan displays, in addition to entertainment and live bands. Another yearly East Gwillimbury event is the Santa Clause Parade, which takes place on the fourth Sunday in November. The parade route rotates each year between Holland Landing and Sharon.