Sharon neighbourhood in East Gwillimbury. Popular communities include Rural East Gwillimbury, Queensville, Mt Albert, Holland Landing.
Sharon has 84 homes on the market. Of the 281 total properties listed in East Gwillimbury, Sharon makes up just 29.9%. The average asking price of a property in Sharon is $1,045,692, with an estimated mortgage of $3,542 per month. That is 1.4 times less of the average asking price of $1,431,653 in East Gwillimbury. Properties listed in Sharon are an average of 1507 square feet, with 3.7 beds and 3.3 baths. Sharon has 0% apartments relative to all the other listings in this neighbourhood.
Sharon is an anterior village, which has been integrated into the municipality of the Town of East Gwillimbury, Ontario. The municipal offices in the town can be found in Sharon.
Real estate in Sharon exists in the Town of East Gwillimbury, which is made up of over 20,000 residents. The East Gwillimbury Town Hall (19000 Leslie Street) is an extremely comtemporary structure that represents the quick and lively growth that is anticipated for this community in the forthcoming years.
East Gwillimbury is comprised of five urban areas including Sharon, Holland Landing, Mt. Albert, River Drive Park and Queensville, which are delineated by hundreds of acres of gently rolling hills and sunbaked farmland. The communities of Mt. Albert and Sharon both take pride in the quaintness and small village appeal of a historic town.
Sharon’s most historic structure is the Sharon Temple, the former meetinghouse of the Children of Peace also known as Davidites. It is a part of the architectural, musical, political and religious heritage of Ontario, and is currently a museum and National Historic Site of Canada.
In Sharon and Mt. Albert, the centre of the housing stock is made up of mostly heritage homes. These two villages are home to a grand number of enchanting Edwardian style properties that were constructed in the 1910s and 1920s. Other homes for sale in Sharon were constructed in the mid to late 1980s. More recent developments have prolonged slowly around Sharon since 2002.
In the early 1800s, East Gwillimbury was established by two groups of individuals including the United Empire Loyalists who were granted free land donations in appreciation for their facility to the Crown. Likewise, Quaker families journeying from the United States were also allowed favourable terms and conditions to inhabit here. Between 1825 and 1832, the “Children of Peace” built the Sharon Temple which is now a nationalized historic site and museum.
The majority of the early settlement in East Gwillimbury was focused in the communities of Sharon, Queensville and Mt. Albert. By 1850, East Gwillimbury’s population had grown to the point that it was integrated as a town.
Getting around Sharon 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.
While shopping in East Gwillimbury is somewhat restricted because there are no major shopping centres within the town, residents of Sharon are just a short ride from shopping centres in the adjoining Town of Newmarket. Luckily though, Mt. Albert and Sharon have charming antiquated Main Street shopping sections that feature locally owned eateries and shops, in addition to professional offices. During the summer season, local residents can spot and shop at many roadside fruit and vegetable stands which are sprinkled throughout East Gwillimbury. Furthermore, garden centres are also widely represented here.
One of the best amenities any town can have is the availability of information. Thankfully, East Gwillimbury is home to two public library branches. The Holland Landing branch (19513 Yonge Street) and the Mount Albert branch (19300 Centre Street) both feature programs for the whole family. There are theatre groups, writing contests, as well as arts and crafts; so options are available.
Homes for sale in Sharon are within the Town of East Gwillimbury, which means that they have contact to over 160 acres of parkland. Entertainment attractions also consist of 7 community centres, 3 golf courses and tennis facilities. The East Gwillimbury Sports Complex has 2 ice surfaces that host a mixture of adult and youth hockey programs. East Gwillimbury is also popular for its outstanding snowmobiling trails and for fishing and boating at the nearby Lake Simcoe.
Local events such as the Mount Albert Sports Day and Spring Fair take place yearly and feature a midway, crafter and artisan displays, in addition to live bands and entertainment. Another annual 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.