The city of Uxbridge has 174 listings on the market. The average price for all property types in Uxbridge is $1,399,970
Uxbridge is a township in the Regional Municipality of Durham, located in south-central Ontario, in the Greater Toronto Area. The major centre is the community of Uxbridge through there is other communities located within the township. Coppins Corners, Goodwood, Leaskdale, Sandford, Siloam, Victoria's Corner, and Zephyr are all part of the overall Uxbridge neighbourhood.
Real estate in Uxbridge is situated in a predominantly rural township featuring a breathtaking, charming landscape of the Oak Ridges Moraine. The rolling topography that overpowers this town is sprinkled with agriculture, livestock, and horse farms. These picturesque farms are surrounded by pure woodlots, and conservation areas that join to create idyllic scenery.
The majority of residents are centred along downtown Uxbridge just north of Highway 47, off Toronto Street. Nearly all of the towns schools, shopping, and recreational facilities are situated there. The Township of Uxbridge municipal office can be found at 51 Toronto Street South.
What is great for families interested in real estate in Uxbridge is that this neighbourhood has many educational institutions in town. The Uxbridge Secondary School and Joseph Gould Senior Public School are suitably situated across the street from the Estates of Avonlea.
Real estate in Uxbridge’s downtown core features a variety of housing options spanning from well preserved heritage residences to, ranch-style bungalows, split-level houses and detached two-storey homes. There is also a dotting of new infill properties in the downtown core. A lot of the homes in the east-end of the downtown overlook the striking Elgin Pond and surrounding parkland.
Quaker Village is located west of the downtown core, in the Highway 47, and Durham Road 8 area, and looks onto the scenic Uxbridge Valley. Here, people searching for homes for sale might find detached single family properties that sit on 60 foot lots, and include large front porches.
The Barton Farm Estates subdivision is located on the eastern end of downtown Uxbridge, across Highway 47, and features bungalow and two-storey designs. The Estates of Avonlea development is situated next to the Foxbridge Golf Course. This development showcases Victorian inspired bungalow as well as two-storey designs.
Foxfire Country Estates is found northwest of Lake Ridge Road and Wagg Road and is an exclusive pocket of upscale executive homes that sit on 1.4 to 3.4 acre lots. These properties have access to gas heating, but have to maintain their own septic tanks, and a well for water supply.
Quakers from Pennsylvania settled in Uxbridge in 1806. The 1821Quaker Friends Meeting House was the hub of this pioneer neighbourhood. It is currently open to the public during the summer, on the first Sunday of each month.
The 1820s, and ‘30s, witnessed a new wave of settlers arriving in Uxbridge from Britain. When the local post office was opened in 1836, the name Uxbridge was selected. This name comes from Uxbridge, Middlesex, England, and is thought to be derived from a Saxon tribe.
The Grand Trunk Railway established headquarters in Uxbridge in 1871 and the town faced a new era of growth and prosperity and it was incorporated as a town in 1885. Today, the Uxbridge Train Station is a fraction of the historic York-Durham Heritage Railway.
MLS listings might mention that the Go Transit bus station, situated in downtown Uxbridge on Toronto Street includes stops along Highway 47, south through the town of Goodwood. From Goodwood, this service runs directly to downtown Toronto’s Union Station which takes about an hour and a half.
Commuters can also drive to the Stouffville Go Train Station which is about 15 minutes from Uxbridge and the train ride from Stouffville to downtown Toronto takes about one hour.
For motorists, the drive into Newmarket takes about 20 minutes and the drive to the northeast end of Toronto takes roughly 30 minutes.
Shopping in Uxbridge is as great as it gets in a quaint and charming shopping district that happily displays historic street signs and cheery banners. There is plenty of free parking along this stretch and shops ranging from furniture stores to home decor shops, flower shops, gift shops, book stores, music stores, and clothing boutiques as well as financial institutions, convenience stores, grocery stores, cafes and restaurants.
One of the greatest amenities any town can have is access to cultural institutions, which is something that makes real estate in Uxbridge shine. The Leaskdale Manse Museum is a quick ride north of downtown Uxbridge and showcases the life of renowned Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery.
The Thomas Foster Memorial honours to the rags-to-riches life of Thomas Foster who was a self-made real estate tycoon from Uxbridge and Mayor of Toronto from 1925 to 1927. The memorial can be found on a hill in the countryside and was modelled after the Taj Mahal in India, though on a much smaller scale.
One of the other features that make real estate in Uxbridge admired is the entertainment tradition that goes back to 1901, the year that the Uxbridge Music Hall was built. This Hall is known for its fine acoustics and is home of the Uxbridge Players theatrical group and the Uxbridge Chamber Choir.
The art-deco Roxy Theatre (46 Brock Street) is a landmark in Uxbridge, equipped with state-of-the-art projection equipment, surround sound, and comfortable tilt-back chairs. The nearby Public Library (9 Toronto Street) was built in 1887 and is located in the heart of Uxbridge. Additionally, the Zephyr Library (1300 Durham Road #39) offers programs for residents of all ages.
Elgin Park is the site of many popular annual events such as Art in the Park, the Uxbridge Fall Fair and the Highlands of Durham Games. There is so much more to discover in this town, contact an Uxbridge real estate agent today.