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Barrie, ON Real Estate - Houses For Sale in Barrie, Ontario

In Barrie, many buildings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This city offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 70% of the population of this city own their home and 30% are renters. Roughly 30% of properties in this city were constructed after the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1960s.  Read more about Barrie real estate

667 Homes For Sale in Barrie

Lifestyle

About Living in Barrie, Ontario

Transportation

The car is very often the favoured transportation option in Barrie. Parking is generally easy, and most homes for sale are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 400. On the other hand, Barrie is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, there is the Barrie South Station and Allandale Waterfront Station with access to the Barrie Line. The city is served by around 20 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most homes. It is occasionally difficult for pedestrians to navigate this city since few common errands can be run without having to use a car.

Services

In Barrie, parents and their kids will generally be able to access daycares and primary schools on foot. On the other hand, it can be difficult to get to high schools as a pedestrian. Regarding food, a portion of property owners in this city may be able to travel to one of approximately 40 supermarkets on foot, while others will have to use another means of transportation. Residents benefit from over 400 restaurants and coffee shops as well.

Character

Barrie is a reasonably good city to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed atmosphere. There are over 200 green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, which makes it easy to reach them. This city is also quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially close to Highway 400 or one of the railway lines.