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Barrie

Why you'd want to live in Barrie

Barrie is a city, and manifesting regional centre in Central Ontario, Canada, positioned on the shores of Kempenfelt Bay, the western arm of Lake Simcoe. The city is located geographically within Simcoe County, however, it is a politically independent single-tier municipality. It is part of the historically significant Huronia region of Central Ontario and is within the northern part of the Greater Golden Horseshoe, a densely populated and industrialized region of Ontario. As of the 2016 census, the city's population was 141,434 making it the 34th largest in Canada in terms of population proper. The Barrie census metropolitan area (CMA) as of the same census had a population of 197,059 residents, making the city the 21st largest CMA in Canada. The city itself has seen significant growth in recent decades due to its emergence as a bedroom community, and its relatively close proximity to the city of Toronto. Barrie is situated approximately 86.6 kilometres (53.8 mi) from the Toronto Pearson International Airport and 109 kilometres (68 mi) from Downtown Toronto, representing the city's highly centralized and historically strategic geographical orientation and its ease of access to major centres and airports across the region. Barrie has emerged as a popular tourist destination in Central Ontario, known as "The Gateway to Cottage Country", and is easily accessed by all forms of transportation. In the winter months, Barrie flocks with skiers and snowboarders as they attempt the slopes at nearby hills Snow Valley, Horseshoe Resort, Mount St. Louis Moonstone and Blue Mountain. Barrie also has several festivals and other events held in the city centre during the same season. Throughout the humid summer months, Barrie transforms into a city of gardens as visitors and locals alike jump to the waterfront to bask on the beaches, swim in the waters and boat in the lake. The city's historic downtown core also comes to life in the warmer months as shops, restaurants and boutiques all flourish with people. via Wikipedia

Barrie Market Report

$572,448

AVERAGE PRICE OF 1,194 HOMES

$1,424,267

AVERAGE PRICE OF 37 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$678,681

AVERAGE PRICE OF 114 HOMES WITH A POOL

$527,292

AVERAGE PRICE OF 54 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $572,448
Avg Bedrooms 2.97 beds
Avg Bathrooms 2.67 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

1 bedroom $461,366
2 bedrooms $512,594
3 bedrooms $543,454
4 bedrooms $674,999
5 bedrooms $823,431
Barrie Home Price Trends
  6/2019 5/2019 4/2019 3/2019 2/2019
Total Listings 1,196 1,107 987 832 709
Average Price $580,673 $589,964 $606,509 $602,764 $595,375
Avg Price Change -1.60% -2.80% +0.62% +1.24% +4.52%
Median Price $542,001 $543,534 $546,385 $545,372 $535,948
Med Price Change -0.28% -0.52% +0.19% +1.76% +4.91%
Avg Bedrooms 3.03 beds 3.02 beds 3.02 beds 2.96 beds 2.97 beds
Avg Bathrooms 2.7 baths 2.69 baths 2.67 baths 2.62 baths 2.65 baths
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 1,194 $572,448 34 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 37 $1,424,267 47 days
Homes with a Pool 114 $678,681 32 days
Reduced Price Homes 54 $527,292 36 days