Pickering, Ontario

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Pickering Location

Thinking about moving to Pickering, Ontario? Pickering is Durham Region’s most westward city. It borders Toronto and Markham to the West, Uxbridge to the North, and Ajax/Whitby to the East. Driving from Pickering, Ontario to Toronto typically takes 30-45 minutes.

Pickering Transportation

Durham Region Transit and GO Transit service the city. Pickering has one GO train station stop, which provides a comfortable and relaxing commute to Toronto. The City of Pickering is accessible by both the 401 and the 407 ETR.

Pickering Attractions

The Durham Live development is currently under construction in Pickering, Ontario. Durham Live is an entertainment and tourism complex with attractions like the Durham Live Casino, convention centre, restaurants, cinemas, and an indoor water park. It will add nearly 10,000 jobs to the Durham Region’s economy.

Pickering Outdoors

Pickering is known for its beautiful waterfront. Frenchman’s Bay Marina is situated in Pickering, Ontario. The marina offers a range of facilities and services for boaters. Pickering has an extensive network of parks and trails perfect for recreation. Some trails include Altona Forest, Petticoat Creek Conservation area, Seaton Trail, Waterfront Trail – Pickering, and East Duffins Headwaters.

Pickering Education

The City of Pickering has several elementary, public, and high schools. Post-secondary education around Pickering, Ontario includes Ontario Tech University, York University, Ryerson University, University of Toronto, Centennial College and Durham College. 

Pickering Real Estate

The city offers a variety of housing types, including single-family homes, townhouses, condominiums and apartments. The town has both established neighbourhoods and newer developments.

Pickering’s proximity to Toronto often influences its real estate market. Some individuals and families choose Pickering for its relative affordability compared to Toronto while still providing convenient access to the City.

Contact a local real estate professional for the most current housing market information.

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