Dorchester is the core of the township of Thames Centre. It's about 18 kilometers east of London, making this an ideal community for commuters who don't mind the 20 to 30-minute commute into the city. It's a vibrant community with a great small-town atmosphere, characterized by historic properties and a relaxed way of life. It's tight-knit community is one of its best qualities, you often can't help but say hello to a handful of people on a trip to the grocery store. More recently, the municipality of Thames Center has improved the community offerings to include more public resources, including libraries, recreation centers, and parks.
Although London has grown considerably in the last few years, Dorchester Ontario Real Estate has grown at a slower pace. However, new developments in the area indicate that all could change in the coming years. Prospective home buyers will find a wide selection of homes to choose from, from quaint cottages to historic properties and luxurious ranch properties. For those who are looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city will be happy to lay down their roots in Dorchester.
Dorchester homes for sale typically start in the low $200,000s and range upwards of $900,000 for an upscale home with acreage.
Families often choose Dorchester real estate because of the good schools. Lord Dorchester Secondary School is known for its strong academics, as well as many fine enrichment programs. The Dorchester Public Library has an excellent collection of books, CDs, and DVDs. It also hosts the Ontario Early Years Centre Outreach Program for children from birth through six years of age. The program is a way for kids to learn, grow, and make friends, and for parents and caregivers to connect and share information.
Residents of Dorchester can take advantage of a selection of locally-owned businesses and restaurants, including Dinos Classic Grill and Town & Country Pizza. There's also a Tim Hortons and Subway along Dorchester Road.
You'll never have to venture far for your everyday needs. Grocery stores, drug stores, gas stations, and most banks have branches in the area, so you don't have to make the trip into the city for these amenities.
Everyone in Dorchester can keep active with the township’s recreation program. Drop in sports are offered for badminton, pickle ball, and basketball. There are different programs for teens, adults, and families. The Dorchester Community Pool is open every summer for swim lessons, swim team, and water aerobics. Summer is also the time when kids from Dorchester homes have fun at the Playground Program, playing games, sports, doing crafts, and going swimming
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WOW!!! The ultimate in country living, minutes from London and the 401. This fabulous 46 acre hobby farm has much to offer. This large, family home was rebuilt on the ...
Listing courtesy of THE REALTY FIRM INC., BROKERAGE.
Great corner location with high visibility. Currently two separate rooms with kitchenette. Zoning is general commercial 2 providing a long list of options for the space. ...
Listing courtesy of SK REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE INC..
Great investment is this side by side duplex for sale in a great area of Dorchester. Zoned for single family residence but is currently being used as a duplex. Each unit ...
Listing courtesy of ASSIST-2-SELL HOMES AROUND LONDON REALTY.
Lovingly maintained and updated as required by long term owners for the past 29 years. Enclosed front entry and garage entry opens to foyer and skylight. The open concept...
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX CENTRE CITY REALTY INC.(2), BROKERAGE, INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERA.
80-85 acres of farmland, 17 acres of wooded area with stream and this lovely, custom built 9 year old home, built to the highest standards with no expense spared. One flo...
Listing courtesy of CENTURY 21 FIRST CANADIAN CORP.
Large 3+1-bedroom backsplit with an inground pool in one of Dorchesterâ€™s most desirable neighbourhoods. This home is perfect for a family. The main level has a formal d...
Listing courtesy of SK REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE INC..
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