Welcome To Barrie
Barrie Ontario Real Estate in Simcoe County continues to be one of Canada’s fastest growing cities. Barrie has an expansive beach waterfront overlooking Kempenfelt Bay. The numerous restaurants and exciting nightlife only begin to cover what Barrie has to offer. This is just mentioning what is within the city! Barrie is located at the heart of it all. It is commuting distance to Toronto. It has a cottage-country setting, unbeatable skiing and picture perfect wilderness. Is is also only a half hour from some of Ontario’s most sought-after destinations. Experience Barrie's historic downtown, and relax in one of our many beautiful parks. Indulge in any of Barrie's exciting events and you’ll see what everyone else has been moving here!
Barrie is a city in Central Ontario, on the western shores of Lake Simcoe. It is located in Simcoe County. Barrie is within the most north part of the Greater Golden Horseshoe. At its inception, Barrie was an establishment of houses and warehouses. This area was located at the foot of the Nine Mile Portage from Kempenfelt Bay to Fort Willow. The Nine Mile Portage is an aboriginal transportation route that existed centuries before Europeans came to Simcoe County. The portage linked Kempenfelt Bay through Willow Creek, connecting Lake Simcoe to the Nottawasaga River which flows into Georgian Bay off Lake Huron.
So there was your quick history lesson on Barrie. In short Barrie is a wonderful place to live. It has everything you need to live a healthy, active, and social lifestyle. It also has all the amenities to help raise a healthy, active family.
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