Kincardine Family & Lifestyle
A clean and quiet community on the shores of Lake Huron is how this community is often described. That certainly doesn’t mean it is a dull or boring place to live or raise your family. Night life, festival events, top notch education with several public and separate schools, healthcare along with numerous recreational opportunities are all part of the chemistry that makes Kincardine an ideal place to live.
Kincardine is a true four season area providing you all that nature has to offer. The average daytime high temperature for May through September is just under 22° C (72° F) with average precipitation while the winter months of December through March brings average daytime high temperatures of plus 1° C and total snowfall accumulations of just over 240 cm (95 in).
The municipal population of just over 11,000 has remained steady since the turn of the century and has an average age of just under 47 years according to the 2011 Canada census.
Harbour Street is known as the most historic in Kincardine. The old lighthouse and museum are located on it, as well as several unique dining options. A famous landmark on Harbour Street is the Walker House, the oldest building in Kincardine, which is now a museum.
Kincardine is known for its beautiful and clean beaches, including Tiny Tot beach, Station Beach, and Boiler Beach. Youth and adults love the two piers attached to the marina. A great spot to watch the internationally famous sunsets is the South Pier, which is also a very popular “cliff-jump” style swimming location. If you love the outdoors then you have found the place for your next home or cottage. Whether your thing is to hike, mountain bike ride, water sports, fish, snowmobile, cross-country ski, snowshoe or stroll along the calming lakeside waters on a never ending beach then what are you waiting for. Come and explore.
Kincardine Real Estate
Home Purchase – A total of 171 homes were sold in 2015 with an average sale price of $267,142. The lowest sale price was $99,000 while the highest value home sold for $900,000. Homes were on the market an average of 107 days in 2015. On January 1st, 2016there were 37 homes on the market with the price range shown below. As for sales in 2015 you can see below that almost 50% of homes sold in the $200 to $300,000 price bracket.ASK US FOR A FREE HOT LIST OF HOMES ON THE MARKET TODAY!
When travelling south to Goderich through Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanoshthere is 18 km of shoreline down to Point Clark/Amberley and it’s another 35 km of lakeshorein to Goderich. While homes are not as plentiful along this stretch of shore, except for those in the communities of Point Clark & Port Albert, there is still a lot to choose from. There was an average sale price in 2015 of $292,322 for the 106 sold homes in this area and included in these are tremendous retirement options in new land lease developments. Theseneighbourhoods and communities are all accessed from Provincial Highway 21.
When travelling north from Kincardine to Saugeen Shores there is about 35 km of lakeshore. There were a total of 54 homes sold in this area in 2015 at an average sale price of $259,595. The lowest value sale was for $63,000 while the highest sale price was $560,000.
There are many options for residential building lots in Kincardine as well as outside the urban area. In town serviced lots are listed from $60,000 to $135,000 while out of town you can get un-serviced large lots for $55,000 and up to $300,000 for some of the lakefront properties.
Your options for retirement living are numerous in and around Kincardine. There are small single floor freehold homes, condominiums and adult lifestyle land lease developments. If you have a family member that requires assisted living there are several options available in Kincardine.
- Bruce County
- Municipality of Kincardine
- Kincardine Tourism
- Kincardine& District Chamber of Commerce
- Explore The Bruce
- Lake Huron Learning
- Kincardine& District Secondary School
- Huron Heights Public School
- Elgin Market Public School
- Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board
- South Bruce Grey Health Centre
- Kincardine Family Health Team
- Kincardine Holistic Health Centre
- Kincardine Dentistry
- Kincardine Dental
- Kincardine Recreation
- Kincardine Trails Association
- Stoney Island Conservation Area
- Black Horse Golf & Country Resort
- Ainsdale Golf Course
- Kincardine Marina
- Kincardine Scottish Festival