Courtice

Darlington Provincial Park and the expansive Lake Ontario are both just south of Courtice, a small community in South Ontario. The gorgeous surrounding landscapes and shifting seasons make Courtice a great place to live. What makes Courtice such an enticing community to raise a family is the considerable access to sports and recreation activities, as well as having over ten schools to choose from.

Modern kitchen in a home for sale in Courtice, Ontario

Courtice Real Estate Stats

Average Home Price $1.1M
Lowest Listing Price $600K
Highest Listing Price $3.5M
Total Property Listings 67
Avg. Price/SQFT $628

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The Courtice real estate market is so close to the city, the lake, and rural countryside that there are home types for everyone here.

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

The most common homes for sale in Courtice -- at any price point -- are made out of solid brick, appealing to both the country and lake life. These spectacular single family homes contain anywhere from three to six bedrooms, with private yards, high end amenities, and additional features inside, like granite countertops, gas fireplace, and/or a walkout balcony.

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.

Discover Life in Courtice

The bedroom community of Courtice is only ten minutes away from the heart of Oshawa, and from Darlington Provincial Park, which is also directly on Lake Ontario. This makes the charming community of Courtice the ideal location for enjoying city life and the wonders of nature.

The education options in Courtice are great for families, 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 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 great 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.

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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. Bowmanville is part of the Durham Region, so it is part of the GTA. Bowmanville is located east of Toronto between Oshawa and Bowmanville. It is part of the municipality of Clarington.

How far is Courtice from Toronto?

Oshawa is about an hour’s drive from Toronto on either the 401-W and 401 Express or the 407. GO Transit has buses that travel to Oshawa and from there you can take the GO Train to Union Station or other points in Toronto.

What is Courtice known for?

Courtice offers a little bit of everything, from city life to waterfront living, and 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 a peaceful, bedroom community atmosphere. 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, 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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