Darlington Provincial Park and the expansive Lake Ontario are both just south of Courtice, a small community in the Durham Region of Southern Ontario. The gorgeous surrounding landscapes and shifting seasons make Courtice a great place to live, and attract a variety of different homebuyers. Courtice is considered a great community to raise family because of its large homes in suburban neighbourhoods, easy access to sports and recreational activities, and its high number of schools—ten in total. View all homes for sale in Courtice or click to read more about Courtice real estate.

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Courtice Real Estate Stats

Average Home Price $1.1M
Lowest Listing Price $580K
Highest Listing Price $7M
Total Property Listings 112
Avg. Price/SQFT $695

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Located right next door to the city of Oshawa, Courtice is a growing community that is close to larger metropolitan areas, the lake, and the countryside. As a result, Courtice's real estate market comprises a wide range of different property types, for a number of different homebuyers. 

Massive multi-million dollar homes for sale can be found in Courtice, on some of the largest lots you’re likely to find in the Durham Region. Cottage, farmhouse, and bungalow styles are common options for these luxury estates. Common features include open concept layouts with top-of-the-line amenities, vaulted ceilings, and gourmet kitchens. High-end upgrades are the standard for most of these listings.

The most common homes for sale in Courtice—at any price point—typically have brick exteriors and are building in the typical Southern Ontario Craftsman architecture. However luxury and custom-built homes tend to be more bold in their designs. Single-family homes in Courtice appeal to the country and the suburban lifestyles, as the community is a mixture of both. Though square footage varies from property to property, single-family homes can contain anywhere from three to six bedrooms, with private yards, luxurious amenities, and additional features inside, such as granite countertops, a gas fireplace, and/or a walkout balcony.

Families in particular like Courtice for its safe neighbourhoods and beautiful residential areas. Homes usually have larger front and back yards, which are perfect for the kids to play in. Additionally, these properties often have longer driveways (sometimes with multiple-car garages), which is perfect for the commuting professional. Real estate in Courtice's residential areas are also close by schools of all grade levels, making these homes a great option for growing families.

Courtice also has some of the most desirable vacant land in the entire Durham region, offering plenty of space available. Farmland, meadows, creek beds, panoramic views, and more can be yours to build whatever type of dream home you want.

Interested in learning more about Courtice real estate? Contact us online or call 905-668-1511 for more information about buying and selling a home in Courtice and other communities in the Durham Region.

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The bedroom community of Courtice is only ten minutes away from destinations such as downtown Oshawa and Darlington Provincial Park, the latter of which is located directly on Lake Ontario. This makes the charming community of Courtice the ideal location for enjoying both city life and the wonders of nature.

A family-oriented community, Courtice has a number of educational institutions, with five public and three Catholic elementary schools in the area, There are also secondary schools in the community—one public and one Catholic school.

With an agreeable population of about 35,000 people, Courtice is the perfect size for families to enjoy a safe and quiet community, while having all of the amenities, services, and outdoor adventure they could hope for.

Things to Do in Courtice

There are many great things to do in Courtice, whether out at Lake Ontario, exploring the McLaughlin Bay Wildlife Reserve, or venturing to nearby Oshawa for a taste of the urban life.

The community has several annual and year round events that residents love and people from all over the Durham Region visit. One of the more popular attractions is the Courtice Flea Market, which started back in 1992. It’s an incredible place to feel a part of the community, find boutique stores, try some great food, and maybe even sell a few things yourself.

Courtice has also become quite well known for its sports opportunities, particularly the ones made available to the youth. Staying active, fostering talent, and having fun is definitely the aim for the many sports and recreational activities available in Courtice. The South Courtice Arena and the Courtice Community Complex are two perfect examples of their effort to provide recreation for all.

The South Courtice Arena has two ice rinks and an NFL-sized turf field. The Courtice Community Complex has a large pool complex designed for children and adults to enjoy, all with water slides, saunas, hot tubs, and weight training facilities.

Schools & Education in Courtice

With a smaller population, and its location on the eastern end of the Durham Region, Courtice is small town living at its finest.

These types of communities are often popular choices for buyers looking for vacation and retirement homes, and Courtice is no exception. Courtice does also happen to be a desirable place for families, largely in part because of the number of schools in Courtice.

For families in need of public education, the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board has five elementary and one secondary school. The Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board is also here for a Catholic education, including three elementary schools and one secondary school.

Why Hire a Courtice Realtor?

The Courtice real estate market offers plenty of opportunities for home buyers and sellers if you know how to navigate it. Our Courtice realtors can give you invaluable advice and assistance when it comes to finding your dream home or selling your home for the perfect price. These are just a few reasons why working with a local realtor is a smart move.

Courtice? We Know it Like the Back of Our Hand

Courtice, with its delightful community feel and fabulous amenities, is a place we call home. As Courtice realtors, we're tapped into the heartbeat of this market. We have the local insights to guide you right. Whether you're buying a cozy cottage or selling your family home, we know how to position you for success.

Smooth Sailing Through the Real Estate Waters

Real estate transactions can sometimes feel like uncharted waters, but don't worry—we're seasoned navigators. As your Courtice realtor, we'll pilot you through every step of the process, from house hunting to final paperwork. Your job? Just sit back and imagine life in your new home.

We Play Hardball When it Comes to Negotiations

In the realm of negotiations, we're your heavy hitters. We bring our expertise to the table to secure a deal that benefits you. With us in your corner, you can trust that we'll go to bat for your best interests and make sure your real estate goals are within reach.

It's All About You

Your real estate story is unique - and that's how we like it. We're not here just to seal a deal; we're here to help you build your real estate dreams. We'll collaborate with you to grasp your wants and needs and deliver service that's custom-tailored for you.

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Courtice FAQs

Is Courtice in the GTA?

The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) includes the City of Toronto, as well as the regional municipalities of Durham, Peel, York, and Halton. Courtice is part of the Durham Region, and therefore also part of the GTA.

How far is Courtice from Toronto?

To get to Toronto from Courtice, one must travel westbound. Depending on traffic, Courtice can be about an hour and a half away from the downtown. The most popular way is by car, taking either the 401/401 Express or the 407. There is also public transit, including buses and the GO Train or VIA Rail, which take passengers to Union Station in almost the same amount of time as a car.

What is Courtice known for?

Courtice offers a little bit of everything, from city life to waterfront living, and even rural countryside. It is best known for being the closest community to Darlington Provincial Park, which sits on the north shore of Lake Ontario.

Is Courtice a safe place to live?

Most residents of Courtice work in Toronto or nearby communities of Pickering and Oshawa, so it has the atmosphere of a peaceful, bedroom community. Most people know their neighbors and take part in community activities and events. The crime rate is very low in Courtice compared to other Toronto and other larger Ontario cities and towns.

What are housing prices like in Courtice?

Courtice is very affordable compared to Toronto. For the price of a Toronto condo, you can get a multi-bedroom single-family home in Courtice, or even a plot of land where you can build your dream home. Luxury homes are also available on the real estate market, as well as modestly-priced bungalows and townhomes.

Is Courtice a good place to invest in real estate?

Courtice homes for sale can be very good value with ample square footage at a much lower price point than in Toronto. The community is growing, so demand for housing will likely rise over the next few years. This means housing prices may also rise. If you’re looking for affordable housing in a quiet setting in the GTA where you may get a great ROI, Courtice is a great place to buy a home.

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