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Downsizing in Owen Sound

Downsizing in Grey County’s Owen Sound means you’ll be enjoying the stunning sparkling waters of Georgian Bay and the nearby Niagara Escarpment. Known as Ontario’s ‘Scenic City’, there’s lots to do and see in this small yet surprisingly robust city including a 400-seat theatre company, museums, art galleries plus extensive parks and an impressive harbour.

Owen Sound Profile

Located in the southwestern corner of Georgian Bay, Owen Sound is less than 1 hour west of Collingwood and less than 3 hours drive from Canada’s largest city, Toronto. Downsizers leaving behind their urban and suburban homes will find a variety of living options from rural bungalows to water view accessible condominiums.
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Owen Sound Amenities

Rightsizing in Owen Sound offers the best of both urban amenities and outdoor activities and of course, water activities including sailing, boating and public beaches on the pristine waters of Georgian Bay.

You’re never far away from the water in Owen Sound, home to some of Ontario’s best sportfishing plus several waterfalls, including the 20 m braided Inglis Falls and several falls in nearby Harris Park.

Home to the Ontario Hockey League’s ‘Attack’, this modest city of 22, 000 boasts several bistros, down-home diners, bakeries, supermarkets, and a variety of international cuisines in the city’s historic downtown area.

Owen Sound also boasts a complete medical infrastructure including a modern hospital, several wellness spas and massage therapists. For those looking for outdoor adventure, Owen Sound has its’ own sandy, shallow beach, Kelso Beach Park in the heart of the city, as well as countless hiking, snowshoeing and snowmobiling trails along the Niagara Escarpment.

For those seeking arts and culture, Owen Sound is home to a surprising number of cultural spaces including the Billy Bishop Home & Museum, the Tom Thomson Art Gallery and several artists spaces including the Artists’ Co-op, Gallery de Boer, Santa Fe Gallery, Grey Gallery, and the 2nd Avenue Gallery. Owen Sound is also home to the world’s oldest Emancipation Festival, dating back to 1862, celebrating those who made the Underground Railroad possible.

Transitioning your lifestyle to Owen Sound means having all the amenities of a larger city at your disposal, with the charm of a quintessential historic Ontario small city.

Our services are a hassle-free way of downsizing in Owen Sound. We can help you get started with a one-on-one consultation. It’s the best way for us to understand how to put together a personalized transition plan that fits your new life in Owen Sound. Contacting us is easy. Once you do, you can start imagining your new life where the Niagara Escarpment meets Georgian Bay.

Community Living Owen Sound

Population

Population: 21,000
Population Median Age: 47
Percentage of People Between 50 and 70: 33%

History

Year of Incorporation: 1857
County: Grey Bruce

Temperature / Weather

Number of Days Above Zero Celsius: 252
Number of Days Above Twenty Celsius: 103

Community Facts

Number of Doctors Offices: 16
Five Year Crime Severity Index: (National Average is 73.)