Why you'd want to live in Barrie
The city of Barrie is located in Central Ontario, Canada, on the western shores of Lake Simcoe along Kempenfelt Bay, and is one of the fastest growing cities in Canada. Barrie sits at the northern part of the Greater Golden Horseshoe, one of Ontario’s most densely populated and industrialized areas. Because of its beach-lined waterfront, its charm, and its history, tourism has always played a major role in Barrie’s local economy. The city of Barrie is dynamic with no shortage of activities that fit any lifestyle and any season. Downtown Barrie is host to numerous festivals over the year such as The Barrie Waterfront Festival, Barrielicious, Ribfest, Barrie Film Festival, and many more. You can walk around downtown Barrie and absorb the history of their older buildings that have been properly maintained and renovated over the years, or visit the Simcoe County Museum for more displays of local history. Visit the ‘Spirit Catcher’ on the waterfront, or enjoy Barrie’s many trails, parks, and sandy beaches. There’s something for everyone here in Barrie, from new student attending Georgian College, young families looking for plenty of amenities and great school districts, to seniors aspiring for that cottage lifestyle- We are sure you will find a home that will suit your needs here in Barrie.