Schomberg neighbourhood in King. Popular communities include Pottageville, Nobleton, King City, Rural King.
Schomberg has 44 homes on the market. Of the 380 total properties listed in King, Schomberg makes up just 11.6%. The average asking price of a property in Schomberg is $918,203, with an estimated mortgage of $3,111 per month. That is 3 times less of the average asking price of $2,740,053 in King. Properties listed in Schomberg are an average of 341 square feet, with 1.7 beds and 1.5 baths. Schomberg has 9.1% apartments relative to all the other listings in this neighbourhood.
Schomberg is an independent village in northwestern municipality of King, Ontario. Located north of the Oak Ridges Moraine and south of the Holland River, the town is encircled by beautiful natural attractions.
Schomberg can be accessed via Highway 9, which connects Orangeville and Newmarket; through Highway 27 connecting Barrie and Toronto; as well as the Lloydtown-Aurora Road. Its main thoroughfare is York Regional Road 76, a smooth curled avenue detached from the local main highways.
Real estate in Schomberg exists in the King Township, which is a mainly rural municipality, located at the northwest part of York Region in the prized Oak Ridges Moraine landscape. King Township is well known for its verdant scenery of rolling hills and valleys, and its prizewinning cattle ranches, and world-class horse granges.
The Holland Marsh is also within King Township and is known as the “Vegetable Basket” of Ontario. The Holland Marsh is a farming hub featuring myriad market gardens, pick-your-own orchards, livestock businesses, large harvest farms, sod farms as well as nurseries.
King Township presently has a population of roughly 20,000. A majority of these people live in the township’s main metropolitan centres, which include: Schomberg, King City, and Nobleton.
Homes for sale in Schomberg consist of a charming assortment of heritage homes that line its Main Street. This community also features a big amount of ranch-style and split-level residences that were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, and more freshly built housing subdivisions. This community is the perfect place to live in if you want to get away from the every day life in a large city.
What’s great about Schomberg is that it is perfect for raising a growing family since it has two elementary schools. Schomberg Public School and St. Patrick's Catholic School are located within the community.
There is also a nursery school in town known as Schomberg Nursery School, yet there is no secondary school in Schomberg. Most students usually go to the neighbouring King City Secondary School, Cardinal Carter Catholic High School, or St. Maximillian Kolbe Catholic High School.
This area was inhabited by wavering indigenous cultures of First Nations peoples for thousands of years.
More recently, European Canadians like Brownsville founded Schomberg, this town’s history is that of a rural community. The name was possibly given after Meinhardt Schomberg, a general under King William the Third of England. The development was largely in the southwestern part.
For some time during the early 20th century, the region was the terminus of the Schomberg and Aurora Railway that linked to the Toronto and York Radial Railway on Yonge Street, some space to the east. The railway was built to attract shoppers and day-trippers from Toronto to the town, though was never very popular. It opened for traffic in 1902 and it was electrified in 1916, and then shut down in 1927. The rails were detached the next year.
In the 1950s and the ‘60s, housing developments started near the middle, subsequently, an industrial area emerged in the 1990s. The housing developments of the Roselena Drive area started in the 1990s.
Getting around in Schomberg with public transit is accessible through the King City Go Train Station (7 Station Road). Three trains offer weekday service to and from Toronto’s Union Station. This train ride takes roughly 45 minutes. There is also Go bus service from this station, which runs throughout the day. It is important to note that there is no local bus service within this town.
For commuters, MLS listings might mention that Highway 400, which runs north south within the middle of King Township, provides rapid and stress-free access to the web of 400 series highways that crisscross the GTA. The north-end of the City of Toronto is roughly a 15-minute drive from King Township south down Highway 400.
Schomberg real estate agents are happy to lead potential homebuyers to shopping opportunities and amenities in the area. Locally, the charming Main Street shopping village, which has often been used in television and film scenes, is loaded with options. From antique shops to an art gallery, a gift shop, and restaurants that serve good old-fashioned country fare are within reach. Just past Main Street in Schomberg, there are small modern shopping plazas, in addition custom furniture stores that residents frequent.
This neighbourhood is located near many schools and other amenities. For instance, the yearly Schomberg Spring Fair, which is held in May, is one of the longest running fairs in Canada. This four-day celebration showcases livestock competitions, a midway petting zoo as well as games and crafts.
Entertainment attractions can be found in Schomberg, this town has its own ice arena and community hall. The nearby Kettleby and Pottageville communities share a public recreation centre, and parkland that features tennis courts, a baseball diamond, soccer fields, and an outdoor pavilion.
Nature lovers adore Schomberg because hiking is such a popular activity in King Township. The Oak Ridges Trail is accessible and is available from the Seneca College King Campus, which is situated on the northwest corner of Dufferin Street and the Bloomington Sideroad. In the winter cross-country skiers frequent this trail.
Golfing is also a popular activity in King Township. There are several scenic public and private courses available to choose from.