Amherstburg,Ontario(population 22,000) is a beautiful waterfront community with lots of historic charm situated on Canada's most southern banks of the Detroit River and Lake Erie. Amherstburg is one of the oldest towns in the province, designated the safest community in Canada multiple years in a row.Its unique, century old buildings and lovely waterfront setting is the perfect scenic getaway or perfect for fresh start in a new community with award winning festivals and events! Annually it hosts award winning wine festivals (Amherstburg SOE Wine Festival), draws people from all over the county and beyond.
The town of Amherstburg, across the river from the United States, was permanently established as a British military fort in 1796. Today it's known asFort Maldenand serves as major tourist attraction with military time-line events where re-enactors depicting eras ranging from the Roman Empire to the Second World War establish camp and perform battle demonstrations. Additional Amherstburgtourist activitiesincludeNorth American Black Historical Museumerected in 1816, thePark House Museumand the charmingNavy Yard Park, of which are located in the heart of old Amherstburg.
A multitude of activities are available in Amherstburg, Ontario including fishing, boating, waterfront parks, harbour front and finest beaches, walking/cycling trails. Marshes around River Canard also provide an abundance of duck hunting and fishing opportunities.
Amherstburg, Ontario is within easy reach of many other destinations such as Point Pelee National Park, Hillman Marsh and Kopegaron Woods the area supports over 700 plant species, some of which can't be found in any other part of Canada. Impressive Bird and butterfly migrations attracts naturalists from around the world. Other distinctive tourist attractions, include Award Winning Wineries, Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens, The Jack Miner Bird Sanctuary, and Migration Community Hall or enjoy the great outdoors at our Century Old Lakeside Park, Conservation Areas offering walking/cycling trail. There’s a whole lot of activity waiting for you here all year round. In the warmer months you can walk, hike, bike, miles of trans Canada Trails, if golf is your passion, the area boasts golf courseswith an extended golf season, or how about swim, fish, or relax in a boat, on the beautiful Great Lake's blue waters of Lake Erie and the Detroit River. Set sail for a fishing adventure or scuba dive down to several ship wrecks with one of the local boat charter services. Imagine a place where Seniors choose to spend their retirement years, where breathtaking sunsets, secluded beaches, fine dining, after dinner sails & friendly faces are a way of life... Amherstburg, Ontario....
Amherstburg, Ontario is an idea for a relaxed and comfortable lifestyle while easing into retirement, a true year-round destination, short-sleeve weather area with long hot summers and moderate winters excellent for active living. Live for Less! Real estate homes, houses, properties in the Amherstburg / Essex County area is the most affordable in Ontario - purchasing a home or property here will range 30% to 70% less than in comparable markets. This could represent a huge savings and a boost for your retirement nest egg, enabling your dream house purchase, waterfront beach home, townhouse, condo, or a country farm and enjoy easy access to a recreational playgroundin an overall warmer climate.
Waterfront real estate in Amherstburg is arguably considered some the best within the Essex County real estate market region with its Detroit River and Lake Erie waterfront coastlines. Amherstburg waterfront real estate listings features everything from small cottages to multi million dollar homes. A modest waterfront home can be purchased for less than $200,000. Condos along the river front are even less, providing you a dream lifestyle of beautiful water views, walks or biking along the waterfront trails. Located off the coast of Amherstburg is Boblo Island with year around perpetual ferry services within 5 minutes to the Amherstburg mainland. Boblo Island formerly an amusement park is now a private village marine resort community with real estate waterfront condominiums and luxurious waterfront homes with miles of nature trails and private marina.
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