Located at the mouth of the Detroit River and along the shores of Lake Erie, Amherstburg is a picturesque waterfront town in southwest Ontario. Friendly and family-oriented, the town is the ideal spot to enjoy a peaceful suburban lifestyle. Amherstburg, ON real estate, comes at price points to suit all budgets with everything from grand waterfront estates to modest single-family homes. Residents of this charming town can enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities, fun festivals, historical sites, and access to natural areas.

Amherstburg Real Estate Statistics

Average Home Price $738K
Lowest Listing Price $600
Highest Listing Price $4.2M
Total Property Listings 186
Avg. Price/SQFT $380

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Amherstburg, ON Real Estate

Some of the most prestigious Amherstburg homes for sale can be found on Boblo Island. Accessed by a 10-minute ferry ride from the mainland, the island has beautiful beaches and a marina. The real estate here includes sprawling waterfront properties and sleek condos.

Luxury homes in Amherstburg have multiple features for fun, convenience, and comfort. You may find inground pools, saunas, hot tubs, wine cellars, and games rooms. Water-facing decks are common, as are landscaped grounds with gazebos or pergolas.

Back on the mainland, there are a number of housing options available. Single-family homes in Amherstburg often have large lawns, multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, and decks. Some offer views of the water, while others sit on attractive tree-lined streets.

Housing styles in Amherstburg range from ranch-style homes with shuttered windows and vinyl siding to two-storey colonials and modern constructions. Many homes for sale have updated features like granite countertops, finished basements, and custom cabinets.

There are also a number of condos for sale in Amherstburg. Condo owners can enjoy maintenance-free living, as well as elegant touches like balconies and access to on-site gyms. Luxury condos often have extra features like heated bathroom floors and gas fireplaces.

Are you interested in learning more about Amherstburg homes for sale? Contact us online or call 877-753-9893 to find out more about real estate in Amherstburg and other areas in southwest Ontario.

About Amherstburg, ON

Amherstburg has a rich history that dates back centuries. Established in 1796, it is one of the oldest settlements in southwest Ontario. It was also a pivotal entry point into Canada for people escaping slavery via the Underground Railway.

Evidence of the past is apparent throughout the town with multiple historic buildings, museums, and streets lined with heritage lamp posts. Combine this with lovely parks and riverfront paths and you have a pleasant downtown with a distinctive character. 

Amherstburg is ideally located at the mouth of the Detroit River where it flows into Lake Erie. Windsor and Detroit are only a 30-minute drive to the north. Drive 30 minutes to the east and you will reach the scenic waterfront communities of Leamington and Kingsville

Activities & Amenities in Amherstburg

Amherstburg is renowned for its historic buildings and sites. Visit the Fort Malden National Historic Site to see where the town began, and the King’s Navy Yard Park on the river. The Freedom Museum (North American Black Historical Museum) is another must-visit site.

The Holiday Beach Conservation Area is a popular spot with beaches, picnic tables, and trails where you can catch sight of migratory birds. The Big Creek Conservation Area is another natural area with trails that run through the Heritage Forest.

Amherstburg is home to two wineries where you can sample locally made wines. The Vivace Estate Winery is just outside the downtown area, and the Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery is in the far southern corner of the town overlooking Lake Erie.

With three marinas and plenty of shoreline, Amherstburg is a popular place for boating and water sports. Ranta Marina and Cooper’s Marina are on the mainland not far from downtown. Boblo Island also has a marina for residents who live in the exclusive residential community on the island. 

Golfing is another popular pastime in Amherstburg. The Point West Golf Course is a private golf club with an 18-hole ‘links style’ course. Other nearby courses include the Sutton Creek Golf Course and the Essex Golf and Country Club.

Residents who own Amherstburg, ON real estate, can take advantage of the facilities at the Libro Centre Arena. The sports centre has two NHL-size ice skating rinks, an indoor soccer field, and outdoor walking and running track.

One of the nicest things about living in Amherstburg is there are always community events taking place where you can meet and socialize with other residents. Regular events include:

  • Amherstburg Farmer’s Market
  • River Lights Winter Festival
  • Santa Parade
  • Gone Crazy Car Show
  • Canada Day fireworks
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