Just east of Toronto lies one of the fastest growing cities in Canada. But that’s just one reason to look at houses for sale in Pickering.
Sure, it makes sense to invest in a popular, growing community. But you don’t buy a home just because it’s a great investment. You buy it because you know it’s going to be a great place to live.
Just in case you’re considering a move to Pickering, but you need a little nudge, think of it this way. If so many people are attracted to life in Pickering, then it must be a great place to live!
You’ve probably passed through Pickering on the 401 or 407 and you might even have friends or relatives who live there, but you probably don’t know much about it.
People have been making Pickering home for well over 500 years. Of course, not always in the wide variety of housing available today! But you can get an idea of the housing used by the Wyandot First Nations people by visiting the Draper Site, which is the location of a Wyandot ancestral village in Pickering.
Interestingly, one of the features that attracted the Wyandot people to the area is still an attraction of life in Pickering today. Lakeside living on the shores of Lake Ontario.
More Reasons to Live in Pickering
Regardless, of what you prefer in a place to live, Pickering delivers. The city is a centre of high-tech employment at places like Ontario Power Generation and Rogers Communications. If you’re looking to keep active, the Pickering Recreation Complex gives you 250,000 sq.ft. of space to keep fit, learn new crafts and keep in touch with the community.
You can shop at over 200 stores at Pickering Town Centre, go sailing at the yacht club, grab a novel from three full-service libraries, soak up the sun on one of our beaches, enjoy outdoor concerts at Millenium Square by the lake, hike the Waterfront Trail, and so much more.
Now you know why Pickering is such a great place to live!
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