Downtown Essex Centre lies in the middle of Essex County and is easily accessible from Highway 3. Conveniently l approx. 20 minutes north to shallow shores of Lake St. Clair or 20 minutes south to enjoy the beauty of Lake Erie.
Known for its safety, health and liveability
It’s a place where you’ll be able to live the country lifestyle without missing any urban advantage
The city is very art-friendly with numerous murals painted to depict the history of the area. Family-oriented with lots of activities for children
The town of Essex is surrounded by rich agricultural land, in which farmers grows food for a large portion of the country
Statistics Canada lists it as 13th out of over 300 communities in terms of safety, making it one of the most secure places to live in all of Canada
An added bonus? Essex boasts one of the most affordable housing markets in the country
For sports fans, Essex is also home to the Essex 73s, the most successful Junior C hockey team in Ontario.
The equilibrium of a country and urban lifestyle
Relaxed and family friendly environment
The town of Essex is surrounded by rich agricultural land, in which farmers grows food for a large portion of the country. The fertile land naturally lends itself to grape growing and wine production with the appellation of Lake Erie North Shore becoming extremely popular and important in the wine world. Essex has the most wineries than any other community in the county, and it shares the same latitude as Northern California and the French Riviera.
Always something happening in the community
For lovers of water sports, there are incredible recreation opportunities right on Lake Erie. In Colchester, families can enjoy a beautiful beach and spend the day swimming while boaters can also dock at Colchester Harbour. The climate in the whole of Essex County is fantastic, as it it s the most southern point in Canada. Summers are hot and the winters are some of the mildest in the country.
It s one of the most affordable places to live in the country, especially if you're looking for large lots or industrial opportunities.
Exceptional value awaits you in Essex, whether you are buying a residence, land or commercial property.
Rich history, which makes the town what it is today
Settlement in Essex dates back to the 1700s. Today, this small but thriving community is the perfect place to raise a family. You can take a walk back in history at John R. Park Homestead which details what life was like in 1842.