Chatham is a city in Southwestern Ontario. The city is located 116 kilometers away from London and about 88 kilometers from the Lake Erie shoreline. It is home to just over 100,000 people and is part of the Chatham-Kent Municipality.
Originally a naval dockyard on the Thames River, Chatham evolved into a thriving city. Yet, it has a rich history.
It was close by to many battles fought in the War of 1812. Following that and in the 19th century, it played a major role in the Underground Railroad. Many museums and historic sites demonstrate these historic roots. And consequently, many festivals celebrate the town’s origins throughout the year.
The Battle of Longwoods reenactment is one of the many historical events that take place every year on Labour Day weekend.
Agriculture and the automotive industry are the driving factors behind Chatham’s economy. The city is serviced by Via Rail - making it accessible and easy to commute to from bigger cities, such as London. Other nearby counties and municipalities include Lambton County, Middlesex County, Elgin County, and Essex County.
Homes for Sale in Chatham Ontario range in pricing from $69,900 to $349,000. The region offers variety with single standing homes and townhouses. Property prices vary based on the lot size, location, and home situated on the lot. You can find homes within the city itself or on the outlying areas where you can find more peace and quiet. All in all, Chatham is considered one of the most affordable places to live in Ontario.
Chatham Ontario is a beautiful place to live. The popular vacation spot gives way to hiking trails, beaches, fishing, and other outdoor activities. 2 provincial parks mark the area including Rondeau Provincial Park and Wheatley Provincial Park. Further, the annual festival known as ‘Retrofest’ brings car enthusiasts from miles around. At this festival, vintage and classic cars are put display by their owners. The city also has a popular downtown theatre, the Chatham Capitol Theatre, that has been around since 1930.
Homes for sale in Chatham, Ontario are also located close by to high-quality educational facilities. Schools in the area are part of the Lambton Kent District School Board and the St. Clair Catholic District School Board.
The area is further regarded as a Millennial hotspot. With affordable housing and a variety of entertainment options in and around town, it’s not hard to see why many people are choosing Chatham as their new home. It’s not only close to major cities in Ontario, but it’s not far from the Detroit-USA border. For more information on homes for sale in Chatham, Ontario, contact our team today. We are ready to help you.
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You'll fall in love with this charming 2 storey home! This move in ready home is located on the Northeast side of the city, close to schools, parks and shopping. When you...
Listing courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS LIFESTYLES REALTY, BROKERAGE.
3.142 acres of vacant land available right on the corner of Keil Drive South and Park Avenue South. Zoned Neighborhood Commercial, allowing for a wide range of uses inclu...
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Country View Golf Course is a 27-hole, championship golf course located on 148.902 acres (as per geowarehouse) located just outside Chatham. Country View Golf Course is...
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Beautiful building lots backing onto the Thames River in the city of Chatham. Many options to build under this zoning. Single residence possible with zoning change. Sewer...
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