Amherstburg Ontario: The Town Amherstburg is a beautiful waterfront community with lots of heritage situated on Canada's most southern banks of the Detroit River and at the mouth of Lake Erie offering 16 miles of waterfront coastline, known as the “Golden Coast”. Amherstburg has been designated as one of the oldest and charming communities in the province, with its unique century old buildings. Downtown Amherstburg you’ll find a mix of modern amenities and unique century old buildings to shop and a lovely waterfront park setting full historic charm. The Town of Amherstburg borders the towns of LaSalle and Essex with close proximity to the City of Windsor, providing convenient access urban centres, suburban and rural areas.
The Town of Amherstburg is identified as a "War of 1812" community with its riveting history. In 1795 it was permanently established as a British military fort known as Fort Amherstburg. Securing Canada's border against any potential threat of American Invasion from the United States, and played a major role in the war of 1812. Today it's known as Fort Malden National Historic Site and serves as major tourist attraction with military time-line events where re-enactors depicting eras ranging from establish camp and perform battle demonstrations. Additional Amherstburg tourist activities include North American Black Historical Museum erected in 1816, the Park House Museum and the charming Navy Yard Park 10 Acre park overlooks the waterfront and is lined with beautiful flower arrangements, as well as statues and plaques commemorating the short, but important history of the Naval Yard located in the heart of old Amherstburg.
Located off the coast of Amherstburg is Boblo Island with year around perpetual ferry services within 5 minutes to the Amherstburg mainland. Boblo Island formerly 272 acre amusement park is now a private village marine resort community with real estate waterfront condominiums and luxurious waterfront homes with miles of nature trails and private marina.
A multitude of activities are available in Amherstburg, Ontario including fishing, boating, waterfront parks, harbor front and finest beaches, walking, cycling trails. Marshes around River Canard also provide an abundance wildlife habitat with unique plant species, where you can rent a canoe and fishing opportunities. Set sail for a fishing adventure or scuba dive down to several ship wrecks with one of the local boat charter services. Imagine a place with breathtaking sunsets, secluded beaches, fine dining, after dinner sails & friendly faces are a known way of life...
Today the Town of Amherstburg with a current population of 26,000 under taking new urban development design concepts, encompassing large green area space for parks and recreational neighborhood enjoyment. Amherstburg has large network of trails with an abundance of locally significant forests, provincially significant wetlands and tall grass prairies with signs along these trails providing interesting facts about the wildlife habitat and wooded areas with unique plant species. The Amherstburg Greenway and Linkage System trails connect up to hundreds of hectares of natural heritage parks and the Chrysler Canada Greenway is a 42 km-long rail trail in Essex County, Ontario, Canada, stretching to Leamington. The Town of Amherstburg consist of 72 square miles, primarily rural farmland comprised as cash-crop farming.
The Amherstburg Libro Credit Union Centre, 165,000 square feet in size erected in 2011, serves as a common hub for social and culture needs for all of Amherstburg residents. Encompassing twin NHL size arenas fitness centre, indoor walking track, sport facilities and conference areas for cultural groups with in door concession and eating area. Outdoors you'll find 17 soccer fields, 10 baseball diamonds, pavilions, outdoor amphitheatre, splash pad with outdoor concession facilities.
The Town of Amherstburg itself features many of its own private and public schools from Elementary up through High School for both French and English. Plus, you can conveniently access the schools in Windsor, including the University of Windsor and St. Clair College.
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Amherstburg, Ontario is within easy reach of many other destinations such as Point Pelee National Park, Hillman Marsh and Kopegaron Woods the area supports over 700 plant species, some of which cannot be found in any other part of Canada. Impressive Bird and butterfly migrations attracts naturalists from around the world. Other distinctive tourist attractions include Award Winning Wineries, Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens, The Jack Miner Bird Sanctuary, and Migration Community Hall, Conservation Areas offering walking, cycling trail. There’s a whole lot of activity waiting for you here all year round. In the warmer months you can walk, hike, bike, miles of Trans Canada Trails. If golf is your passion, the area boasts golf courses with an extended golf season, or how about swim, fish, or relax in a boat, on the beautiful Great Lake's blue waters of Lake Erie and the Detroit River.
Amherstburg, Ontario is an idea for a relaxed and comfortable lifestyle while easing into retirement, a true year-round destination, short-sleeve weather area with long hot summers and moderate winters excellent for active living. Live for Less! Real estate homes, houses, properties in the Amherstburg Essex County area is the most affordable in Ontario - purchasing a home or property here will range 30% to 60% less than in comparable markets. This could represent a huge savings and a boost for your retirement nest egg, and enjoy easy access to a recreational playground in an overall warmer climate.
Amherstburg has a wide variety of housing to suit the needs of new and existing residents. When looking at the homes for sale in Amherstburg, it's all about choice with a wide range of budgets, numerous housing styles include heritage homes and new developments. Amherstburg offers a great selection of starter or mid-sized family homes for sale with larger lots than you would find in many other municipalities. To see the complete, up-to-date list of homes for sale in Amherstburg, check our Amherstburg Houses for Sale Listings Page. Here you will find all the details about each property including location, features, price and more.
There are also a wide variety of condos for sale in Amherstburg, so if you prefer the benefits of a condo apartment then condominiums for sale in Amherstburg offers you some great choices with a wide range of budgets, numerous condominium styles. To see the complete, up-to-date list of condos for sale in Amherstburg, check our Amherstburg condos for Sale Listings Page. Here you will find all the details about each property including location, features, price and more.
Amherstburg waterfront real estate for sale is arguably considered some the best within the Essex County real estate market region with its Detroit River and Lake Erie waterfront coastlines with beautiful sandy beaches including waterfront properties for sale on Boblo Island. Amherstburg waterfront houses for sale features everything from small cottages to multi-million dollar homes. Modest waterfront homes for sale in Amherstburg can be purchased for less than $350,000. Amherstburg waterfront condos for sale along the Riverfront are even less, providing you a dream lifestyle of beautiful water views, walks or biking along the waterfront trails and private marinas.
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