Pickering

Pickering is a city that maintains its small town feel. The lakefront living and plenty of forested areas with green space make this Southern Ontario city a wonderfully picturesque one. With an emerging and modern downtown core, Pickering is quickly becoming a community that more and more people are calling home.

Beautiful kitchen with warm wood tones in a home for sale in Pickering, Ontario

Pickering Real Estate Stats

Average Home Price $1.2M
Lowest Listing Price $559K
Highest Listing Price $3.5M
Total Property Listings 105
Avg. Price/SQFT $750

Property Types (active listings)

Search Pickering Real Estate Listings

Sort by:
3370 Audley Rd, Pickering

$3,499,000

↑ $3,150,000

3370 Audley Rd, Pickering

6 Beds 3 Baths Residential MLS® # E5851329

CENTURY 21 LEADING EDGE REALTY INC. BROKERAGE

520 Gillmoss Rd, Pickering

$3,499,000

↓ $1,500,786

520 Gillmoss Rd, Pickering

4 Beds 4 Baths Residential MLS® # E5844966

HOMELIFE/MIRACLE REALTY LTD BROKERAGE

425 Whitevale Rd, Pickering

$3,499,000

425 Whitevale Rd, Pickering

4 Beds 7 Baths Residential MLS® # E5828141

RE/MAX HALLMARK REALTY LTD. BROKERAGE

567 Winette Rd, Pickering

$3,299,999

567 Winette Rd, Pickering

4 Beds 6 Baths Residential MLS® # E5862893

ELLICOTT REALTY INC. BROKERAGE

1888 Altona Rd, Pickering

$2,999,000

1888 Altona Rd, Pickering

4 Beds 3 Baths Residential MLS® # E5876439

RE/MAX ROYAL PROPERTIES REALTY BROKERAGE

1433 Old Forest Rd, Pickering

$2,699,999

1433 Old Forest Rd, Pickering

5 Beds 7 Baths Residential MLS® # E5868696

DAN PLOWMAN TEAM REALTY INC. BROKERAGE

1375 Uxbridge Pickering T Rd, Pickering

$2,599,000

1375 Uxbridge Pickering T Rd, Pickering

4 Beds 4 Baths Residential MLS® # E5865262

SUMMERHILL PRESTIGE REAL ESTATE LTD. BROKERAGE

528 Rougemount Dr, Pickering

$2,589,000

528 Rougemount Dr, Pickering

4 Beds 6 Baths Residential MLS® # E5841632

CENTURY 21 PERCY FULTON LTD. BROKERAGE

New
1789 Spruce Hill Rd, Pickering

$2,549,999

1789 Spruce Hill Rd, Pickering

4 Beds 5 Baths Residential MLS® # E5882589

RE/MAX HALLMARK REALTY LTD. BROKERAGE

528 Mountain Ash Dr, Pickering

$2,500,000

528 Mountain Ash Dr, Pickering

0 Beds 0 Baths Residential MLS® # E5824862

RE/MAX REALTRON REALTY INC. BROKERAGE

2605 Ninth Concession Rd, Pickering

$2,499,000

2605 Ninth Concession Rd, Pickering

4 Beds 4 Baths Residential MLS® # E5839737

HOMELIFE/GTA REALTY INC. BROKERAGE

1787 Spruce Hill Rd, Pickering

$2,450,000

1787 Spruce Hill Rd, Pickering

4 Beds 6 Baths Residential MLS® # E5860236

HOMELIFE TOP STAR REALTY INC. BROKERAGE

Beautiful kitchen in a home for sale in Pickering, OntarioExplore Pickering Real Estate

Pickering real estate comes in many sizes, styles and price points.

Within the suburban areas of the city, homes are typically cottage and colonial style. These are often newly-renovated family sized homes on safe, residential streets. Bright and spacious interior features tend to include quartz countertops, hardwood flooring throughout, and vaulted ceilings, while the exterior leads to fenced-in large yards with private balconies.

Pickering has unique opportunities in Southern Ontario to live in the countryside, where houses will often be cottage, colonial, craftsmen, and ranch style. High-end decor is typical for these massive luxury homes that sit on enormous properties.

For those looking for luxury homes in Pickering, possibly with Lake Ontario beachfront views and access, home buyers will see many impressive options. Cottage, country, colonial, and even contemporary modern homes are available in Pickering.

The amenities of these multi-million dollar listings will vary, but many will come with heated pools, hot tub, and composite decking. Built-in bar tops, a home theatre system, and spa-like steam therapy showers are just a few of the possible features inside the luxury homes for sale in Pickering.

There are also many condominiums, townhouses, and apartments available in Pickering.

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

Explore the Pickering Community

Many people are looking into the Pickering real estate market because of its close and commutable distance to Toronto. It’s only a thirty minute drive (about 40 kilometres) via the Ontario 401 Express and Don Valley Pkwy S.

Pickering isn’t only a convenient city to choose to live, but a vibrant community in its own right, with a rich history, popular arts and culture scene, popular attractions and amenities, and excellent homes for sale.

People choose Pickering to have a great place to live and work, with career and lifestyle opportunities in Toronto remaining available to them. This growth of people has established a proud and dynamic community, with an increased amount of cultural diversity.

With so many people from all walks of life calling Pickering home, the arts and culture, dining, and entertainment scene is celebrated and appreciated here. Definitely make sure to check out the beloved Pickering Food Truck Festival that happens every year. Arts Unleashed is an initiative that introduces kids to art and encourages their talent and passion for it.

Education like this has become top priority for the Pickering community, especially with so many families with children and teenagers living here. There are over twenty schools within Pickering that make up multiple school boards, including public, Catholic, and French-immersion schools.

Things to Do in Pickering

With changing seasons, changing landscapes, and a growing city, there’s definitely plenty of things to do and see in Pickering.

Of course, the waterfront creates many activities and attractions for the residents in Pickering. If you’re heading out on the water, you can do so by paddleboard, kayak, boat, or sailboat. Or stick to having a day at the beach, or taking a scenic walk along Beachfront Promenade and stop in at a cafe, ice cream shop, or boutique shop.

Hiking, biking, and nature walks are easy with the nearby forests that surround Pickering. The Altona Forest is 53-hectares of ecological forest, while the Rouge National Urban Park contains three trails winding through over 60 square kilometers of conservation area.

A few of the attractions that are favourites by residents and tourists alike are:

Schools in Pickering

Like many communities in the Durham Region, the schools in Pickering belong to the four different school boards of:

There’s a wide variety of schools within each school board, depending on the type of education you’re looking for.

Pickering also has a chain of private schools throughout the area that serves kids all the way from kindergarten to grade 12. The Blaisdale Montessori School and Montessori Learning Centre are two of those schools.

To stay up-to-date on all the latest Durham Region real estate listings, sign up with Dan Plowman now. We list Oshawa, Clarington, Pickering, Bowmanville, Whitby, Ajax, Brooklin, and Courtice homes for sale.

Dave Irons Durham Region Realtor

Contact us today to help you with your next home

Get in touch

Pickering FAQs

Is Pickering part of the GTA?

The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) includes the City of Toronto and the regional municipalities of Durham, Halton, Peel and York. Pickering is part of the Durham Region, so it is also part of the GTA. In fact, Pickering is the closest city in the Durham Region to the city of Toronto. It is located just east of Scarborough.

How far is Pickering from Toronto?

It’s an easy drive from Pickering to downtown Toronto along the 401 Express and the Don Valley Parkway South. The trip should take about 35 minutes depending on traffic. GO Transit has a station in Pickering that operates a number of bus routes and a train route from Pickering to various points in Toronto.

What is Pickering known for?

Because of its close proximity to Toronto, Pickering is known as being a vibrant suburb with many of the same quality amenities you can find in Toronto. Residents who own real estate in Pickering love the lake views, parks, wide variety of restaurants, and shopping options. Pickering is also know for its biggest employer, the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station, the Pickering Town Centre, and the ghost town of Altona.

Is Pickering a safe place to live?

Pickering has a friendly suburban atmosphere, with many quiet residential streets and a few commercial areas. The city attracts many families and young professionals, many of whom move here to escape the hustle and bustle of downtown Toronto. Crime rates in Pickering are very low compared to other large cities in Canada.

What are housing prices like in Pickering?

Although Pickering is directly east of Toronto, the housing prices tend to be more affordable. For the same price that you might get a condo in downtown Toronto, you may be able to find a single-family home or even waterfront property in Pickering. 

Is Pickering a good place to invest in real estate?

Experts agree that Pickering is an excellent place to invest in real estate because the housing prices are lower than Toronto and home values have seen a significant increase over the past few years. Many people invest in Pickering properties as starter homes to build equity, long-term family homes, or rental properties.

Top ^

Contact Us About All Your Durham Region Real Estate Needs

Provide a valid email address.
Newsletter consent
Dan Plowman agent in Whitby home

Start searching for your dream home now.

When it comes to Durham Region real estate, there are homes to suit all lifestyles, from executive estates to condos, townhomes and single-family dwellings.
The Dan Plowman Team can help you find the perfect home for your budget and lifestyle.

Start Search