Essex is one of Canada’s most southern municipalities and is located on the shores of Lake Erie. The town as we know it today is the result of a more recent amalgamation of Essex, Harrow, Colchester North, and Colchester South on January 1, 1999. A variety of festivals throughout the year and abundant amenities make this community a popular place for families to call home. Come experience the small-town charm of Essex, Ontario, and explore the various homes for sale today!

Essex Real Estate Statistics

Average Home Price $922K
Lowest Listing Price $1K
Highest Listing Price $4.5M
Total Property Listings 97
Avg. Price/SQFT $424

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Essex, ON Real Estate

Some of the most affordable properties in Canada can be found within the Essex real estate market. Essex is a popular option for young professionals, first-time homebuyers, as well as retirees. Longer summers and mild winters make Essex a comfortable place to live year-round.

Essex homes range from sprawling multi-acre estates to vacant land, commercial opportunities, waterfront-ranch homes, Victorian homes, farmhouse-style homes, and many more! You’ll even find properties with private beach rights! Most of the homes available are single-family homes, however, you will find some townhomes, and multi-family properties such as duplexes, and triplexes.

Are you interested in buying or selling a home in Essex, ON? Contact us online or call 877-753-9893 to speak to one of our southwest Ontario real estate experts!

About Essex

On the shores of Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair, you’ll find the community of Essex. With neighbouring communities that include Kingsville to the south, Belle River to the northeast, you're sure to find everything you need on this peninsula.

Essex is a community rich in history with several cultural and heritage sites including Canadian Transportation Museum and Heritage Village, Essex, and Community Historical Research Society, Essex County Steam and Gas Engine Museum, Essex Railway Station, Harrow Early Immigrant Research Society, John R. Park Homestead, and an Outdoor Mural Gallery, to name a few.

The town was officially established on January 1, 1999, when two existing townships Essex, Harrow, Colchester North, and Colchester South were amalgamated.

While the town as we know it today is relatively new, the area was settled as early as the late 1700s.

Essex has a number of schools for all ages including six elementary schools (one french language school included), two secondary schools, and one private school. Esteemed post-secondary schools are only a short distance away in Windsor and Detroit to the north.

Things To Do In Essex

When it comes to things to do in Essex, you’ll find no shortage of activities to occupy your time.

Since the area is known for its agricultural production as well as sharing a latitude with top wine producing regions wineries are a common sight. Oxley Estate Winery is a full service winery offering retail, restaurant, and event space. Another top vineyard is Cooper’s Hawk Vineyard. Here you’ll enjoy a suburb dining experience and guided sampling.

History lovers - be sure to check out the Historic Essex Railway Station. The building itself dates back to 1887 and served as the transportation hub for Essex County. John R. Park Homestead & Conservation Area is located nearby and offers an opportunity to step back in time. The original homestead has been revived bringing the 19th century to life. This historic site is a popular destination for school field trips and always delights with the many special events hosted throughout the year.

A trip to Windsor will reward you with the opportunity to visit the Polish Beach Club. This is the place to be if you’re looking to relax and unwind with the family or enjoy a beach bonfire.

With such a great community vibe, so many activities, and amenities to enjoy it’s easy to see why Essex is a great place to call home.

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