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Wheatley, Ontario

 
Wheatley
Unincorporated community
Wheatley's United Church of Canada.
Coordinates: 42°5′38″N 82°27′43″W? / ?42.09389°N 82.46194°W? / 42.09389; -82.46194
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Municipality Chatham-Kent
Population (2010)
• Total 1,700
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
• Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Forward sortation area N0P 2P0
Area code(s) 519 and 226
NTS Map 040J01
GNBC Code FDCUT

Wheatley is a community in Southwestern Ontario, Canada, within the municipality of Chatham-Kent. It lies about 12 kilometres (7 mi) east of Leamington. Nearby parks include Two Creeks Conservation Area, which has 15 km of hiking and bicycling paths, Kopegaron Woods Conservation Area, Hillman Marsh Conservation Area and Point Pelee National Park. Rondeau Provincial Park is only a forty-five minute drive to the east. It also boasts Wheatley Provincial Park, home to the endangered Blue Racer snake, which can only be found in the park as well as the Point Pelee National Park and on Pelee Island.

The town has a few beaches, and the Camper's Cove Campsite and beach, as well as Holiday Harbour. It lies on former Highway 3. The town's population before merging with Chatham-Kent in 1998 was roughly 1,500. It is now about 1,700.

Wheatley is the primary community of licence for CHWI, a television station more popularly associated with the city of Windsor.

Wheatley's sign proclaims it as the "Freshwater Fish Capital of the World" and as a large fishing port located on Lake Erie. It has been home to many fisheries.

Hike Metal Products, a shipbuilding/refitting/fabricating company based at the harbour, is the builder of the Maid of the Mist, the vessel used at Niagara Falls for the tours under the great Canadian waterfall. It also built the 141-foot Copasetic, a research vessel, as well as a ferry for the Toronto Island Airport, to take passengers and vehicles from downtown Toronto to the Toronto Islands.

The town celebrates an annual Fish Festival the first weekend of August, St. John the Baptist celebration in June, outdoor summer concerts, Two Creeks Conservation Area events, and other community events. It is on the flight path for migratory birds and monarch butterflies and annually attracts birders from around the world.

Wheatley has an elementary public school, which hosts many different activities and sports. Wheatley has minor and senior soccer, sponsored by the Chatham-Kent Police.

Wheatley's arena, home to the Sharks hockey team, lies directly behind the public school and is NHL-approved. Wheatley's skating lessons are highly acclaimed.

Wheatley's NHL approved Area Arena

Wheatley's downtown is home to restaurants. Other buildings include Royal Canadian Legion Branch 324, with its collection of militaria, a pharmacy, The Wheatley Journal, post office, library and bank. Wheatley's Remembrance Day events take place on the library grounds, as do other ceremonies.

 

Local Attractions

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Trap #1: Line 6 - Real estate taxes Your monthly mortgage payment often includes money for a tax escrow, from which the lender pays your local real estate taxes. The money you send the bank may be more than what the bank pays for your taxes, says Julian Block, a tax attorney and author of Julian Block’s Home Seller’s Guide to Tax Savings. That will lead you to putting the wrong ... Read More...
Posted by Lina Abouzeeni on 2014-08-20
I recently received a call from an acquaintance regarding a property dispute she was having with a neighbour.  To keep it brief, she claimed that the neighbour had moved a survey peg thereby making her property smaller and the neighbours property bigger.  She was upset to say the least.  After a number of questions we established that she had purchased 'Title Insurance' when she purchased ... Read More...
Posted by Robert Schussler on 2013-09-21

Construction and Expansion

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In the saving energy fight, the hot water heater is a born loser. That’s because most of us have a conventional storage-type water heater. That water storage tank works constantly to keep water hot and ready whenever you want it. But as the water sits, it naturally cools down, a process known as “standby heat loss.” When the water cools, the burner or heating element ... Read More...
Posted by Lina Abouzeeni on 2014-08-20
Seniors have the highest home ownership rate in the nation, with a full 81.2% of 65-year olds reporting that they own the home they live in. After this age, ownership rates start to decline as seniors sell and relocate to be nearer to family members or join a retirement community. There are multiple benefits for a real estate agent who chooses to work with or even focus on senior clients. ... Read More...
Posted by Robert Schussler on 2014-03-12

Community Events

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PAY IT FORWARD, HELP MAKE YOUR COMMUNITY A BETTER PLACE. PROUD SUPPORTER OF, POSITIVE PARENTING PROGRAM COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP, SEXUAL ASSAULT CRISIS CENTRE, BULIMIA ANOREXIA NERVOSA ASSOCIATION, AUTISM ONTARIO WINDSOR-ESSEX, HOSPICE OF WINDSOR AND ESSEX COUNTY, FOOLS FOR HEALTH, ASSISTED LIVING SOUTHWESTERN ONTARIO, CABOTO SPECIALS, WINDSOR RESIDENCE FOR YOUNG MEN, WE CARE FOR KIDS, HARMONY IN ACTION, ... Read More...
Posted by Jennifer Bartnik on 2013-03-07
  Essex County has five of the country’s 10 safest cities, 2011 crime statistics show. According to Statistic Canada’s crime severity index, Amherstburg is the safest community in Canada followed by LaSalle. Tecumseh and Lakeshore are fourth and fifth respectively and Kingsville is tenth. Essex is 15th and Leamington shot up to 36th from 77th. Windsor is the only community that ... Read More...
Posted by Robert Schussler on 2012-09-26

Family & Kids

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The former heartbeat of Canada's auto industry and a once-thriving centre of industry in Ontario is now the most affordable market in Canada to buy a family-sized home. According to a new survey of Canadian real estate, Windsor, Ont., is one of many key markets in Canada where a dream home is still affordable -- a four-bedroom, two-bathroom house lists for an average of just $170,991 in the southwestern ... Read More...
Posted by Lina Abouzeeni on 2014-07-18
Clean gutters to protect your siding and landscape plantings, and prevent thousands of dollars of damage to your foundation. How Often Should You Clean Gutters? Clean gutters at least once a year — twice a year if you have overhanging trees. Also, clean clogged gutters after big storms. Clogs often occur where downspouts join the gutter system — check these areas closely. ... Read More...
Posted by Lina Abouzeeni on 2014-07-18

Parks & Recreation

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WELL CARED FOR RAISED RANCH BOASTING W/PRIDE OF OWNERSHIP FEATURING APPROX. 1400 SQ FT ON THE MAIN FLR PLUS A FULL FINISHED BASEMENT W/GAMES RM & HUGE FAM RM. BEACHWOOD FLRS IN LIV RM, DIN RM, & HALLWAYS. CERAMIC FLOORING IN EATING AREA AND BATHS. NEWLY RENOVATED KITCHEN W/GRANITE COUNTER TOPS AND STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES. 2 CAR DRYWALLED GARAGE. BEAUTIFULLY LANDSCAPED LOT 60`X135` FENCED ... Read More...
Posted by Lina Abouzeeni on 2014-02-19
      MLS®#: 1311416 b Price: $299,900 Status: Active Major Area: WE District: 00 Sub-Dist: 6 Prop Is: For Sale Only Legal Descr.: PL 12M268 : LOT 25 Address: 10963 BRENTWOOD CR City: WINDSOR, N8R2H4 Sd/Rd: East Cross Street: SOUILLERE DRIVE Nearest Town:   Prop. ... Read More...
Posted by Lina Abouzeeni on 2014-02-19

Market Reports and Conditions

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Thinking about buying a home? Get a firm approval from your bank with a locked in interest rate. This ensures you have time to search for your home while keeping that great interest rate. Also it gives you peace of mind knowing your shopping in the right price range Read More...
Posted by Jennifer Bartnik on 2014-07-25
If the economy still feels stuck, blame the housing market. That may not match how people in a handful of big, prosperous cities see things. After a disastrous and historic crash, housing is booming in places like San Francisco and New York. Bidding wars are back, and the question is not whether the real estate market is recovering but whether new bubbles are inflating. But there's another reality ... Read More...
Posted by Lina Abouzeeni on 2014-07-18

Schools & Universities

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  MLS®#: 1308699 Price: $39,900 Status: Active Major Area: WE District: 00 Sub-Dist: 2 Prop Is: For Sale Only Legal Descr.: PL 80 PT LT 1 N/S ELLIOTT Address: 304 ELLIOTT W City: WINDSOR, N9A 5Z1 Sd/Rd: North Cross Street: DOUGALL Nearest Town:   Prop. ... Read More...
Posted by Lina Abouzeeni on 2014-02-19
GREAT STARTER HOME WITH A GREAT LOCATION CLOSE TO LOTS OF SHOPPING & BUS ROUTE. THIS HOME HAS 2 BDRMS, 1 BATH WITH HARDWOOD IN LIVING ROOM & CARPET BEDROOMS. LRG FENCED-IN CORNER LOT. Read More...
Posted by Lina Abouzeeni on 2013-08-15
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