Located about an hour north of Toronto and surrounded by Lakes Simcoe and Couchiching, the city of Orillia is an exciting blend of lifestyle and location. For several years running, Orillia has been ranked among the top 10 communities in Ontario and Canada to invest in by the Real Estate Investment Network due to its affordable housing and short traveling distance to major highways, cottage country and the GTA.
Orillia is home to many civil serving facilities like Soldier’s Memorial Hospital, OPP Headquarters and satellite campuses for Lakehead University and Georgian College. Residents enjoy immediate access to a state-of-the-art recreation complex, a brand new public library and entertainment destinations like Casino Rama, the Mariposa Folk Festival, and the iconic Orillia Opera House. In addition to its cultural attractions, residents of Orillia can easily access many cycling and walking trails, as well as kayak and canoe rentals to more readily explore the iconic shoreline.
Real estate in Orillia has something to offer for any lifestyle. Families, students, retirees and those who seek waterfront living all make up the community profile of this affordable and growing community. Founded the same year that Canada became a country, choosing to live in Orillia is choosing a city with heritage charm and endless prospects.
Located on the shores of two connected lakes, Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching, Orillia’s waterfront includes more than 21-acres of park space and is a focal point for special events, community festivals and boating enthusiasts.