Located in the heart of apple country, Thornbury, Ontario, is surrounded by 7,500 acres of breathtaking apple orchards, pristine land and the sparkling shores of Georgian Bay. Also home to the Red Prince apple, Thornbury offers all the amenities one could imagine when looking to escape the stresses of city life.
Established in 1853, Thornbury was named after Canadian surveyor, William Giffords’ and his hometown in Gloucestershire, England. Over 150 years later, the town has blossomed into an inviting place forfamilies to settle, the elderly to retire and all to relish in the thrilling adventure attractions abound such as cycling, hiking, and paddling excursions.
Along with the many waterfront restaurants and fabulous downtown eateries, there is also a vast array of local artisan shops with an upscale, splendor and hometown vibe. These all assist in making Thornbury the perfect destination for homebuyers looking to invest in real estate, pristine lots and tranquil surroundings.
Accompanied with an entire world of recreation in all directions, Thornbury is just five minutes from Blue Mountain and a mere 3o minute drive to Wasaga Beach – the longest fresh water beach in the world. Thornbury is the largest of the communities in the Blue Mountain jurisdiction.
Known as the ‘jewel’ of Georgian Bay, Thornbury encompasses a charm and class unlike any other small town. This harmonious town is also the location where the Beaver River meets Georgian Bay. Fortunately, you can take in this spectacle directly in the heart of town whether it is in one of the many waterfront restaurants such as the Mill Cafe, overlooking the locks at the bridge where you can spot trout jump in the spring and salmon in the fall, or even right down at the picturesque Thornbury harbour.
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