Retiring in Collingwood

Retirement is a new phase of life and for many it’s an opportunity to choose your desired surroundings. When you’re looking for that perfect place to retire there are many things to consider ensuring you are at home, happy and healthy!

Located on the southern shores of Georgian Bay and only a short distance drive to Wasaga Beach, Collingwood, Ontario is the perfect place to settle. This area encompasses unrivaled access to a diversity of recreational activities, picturesque views and a collection of some of the most intriguing homes to appeal to those who are looking for a place to call their own.

With access to healthcare and hospitals, boundless recreation, horseback riding, condensed living, clean air, less traffic, many retirement homes, affordable condos and properties for sale, Collingwood is a destination appealing to those who want to be “Connected to More” with incredible surroundings and tourist attractions everywhere.

Blue Mountain, the headland of the Niagara Escarpment, is a short 10 minute drive from Collingwood and at its base you will find the world renown Blue Mountain Village with everything one would expect to surround a world class resort: fine/casual dining, unique shops, five-star hotels, chalets and condominiums.

Home to the Shipyards and just 130 k.m. outside of Toronto, Collingwood encompasses a delightfully social lifestyle where uniting that perfect home with your preferred way of life is ideal for retirees. With a population of 19,500 and growing, this inviting town provides a unique heritage, strong local community spirit, and beautiful collection of intriguing Victorian homes.

Between Meaford and Collingwood, there are over 7,500 acres of apple trees, more than half located in and around the tiny towns of Thornbury and Clarksburg. For well over 150 years, apple orchards have flourished in the heavy clay and rich loam of the area, stretching from Collingwood to Owen Sound. Surrounded by rich agricultural land and strong farming communities, Collingwood is an inviting tourist destination and town that embodies active living and community spirit.

Not only is Collingwood situated in close proximity to apple country, the area boasts a number of quality upscale golf courses.The Georgian Triangle/Collingwood region is home to a number of public championship courses, upscale private layouts and, outstanding golf resorts. Within an hour’s driving time from Collingwood, there are at least 18 quality golf courses!

Situated in the heart of Ontario’s finest four-season destination area, Collingwood is easy to reach and offers an amalgamation of heritage and history with an old time enduring charm sure to make any person feel at home.

Collingwood: where you can ‘live, work and play’!

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