With a population that is well over 100,000 people, Ajax is a city that continues to thrive and grow. Surrounded by rural land and the pristine Lake Ontario, it's a city lifestyle here with the charm of a small town. With so much waterfront property available in Ajax along the shores of Lake Ontario, there are many spectacular waterfront homes for sale.

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Ajax Waterfront Homes

Ajax is known as “The Town by the Lake”, so it makes perfect sense that there would be a thriving real estate market for waterfront homes here.

The waterfront homes for sale in Ajax can include condos and townhouses, but the most common property type is the large single family home. These impressive estates are typically four bedroom homes, bungalow, cabin, cottage, and craftsmen style architecture, and have direct water access from the generous backyard space.

It isn’t just the spectacular Lake Ontario that provides the chance to live on the water in Ajax. The neighborhoods of Pickering Beach and Discovery Bay do as well, with many more community lakes providing residential housing.

Running alongside Lake Ontario and through Ajax is the Waterfront Trail. This trail is 740-kilometres long and the Ajax portion is particularly spectacular. Great for a stroll, a bike ride, or a morning run, this trail winds through the parklands and beaches of Ajax, all with the panoramic views of Lake Ontario. Along this trail is Paradise Beach, one of the most popular public spaces in Ajax. There are many cottages for sale in this area, offering some of the most valuable property in Ajax.

Schools in Ajax, ON

The schools in Ajax are another reason this community is so popular with families.

Served by both the Durham District School Board and the Durham Cathoplic School Board, there are several educational options available. There are two Catholic high schools and three public high schools, along with several elementary schools to serve students at every level and in every neighborhood.