On the banks of Lake Erie, Leamington is a thriving town. In Mersea, which is about an hour from Windsor and the Canada-US border, you can find beaches, boats, multiple golf courses, and Point Pelee Provincial Park.
An agricultural powerhouse that’s full of warmth, from its weather to its people
30,000 people live in Leamington, which has some of Ontario's most fertile land and a beautiful waterfront setting on the north shore of Lake Erie
Skating, swimming, running, and all other recreational activities are held here, which serves as a central meeting place for many in the town
Mersea is home to a diverse range of nationalities, resulting in a cultural mosaic
Because it is on the same latitude as northern California, the climate of Mersea is ideal. Winters will be mild, and summers will be long and hot
Cabins and cottages are plentiful in this area, with many options on the water that would cost up to four times as much elsewhere
When Heinz stopped making ketchup in Leamington, Highbury-Canco took over as French's
A great place to discover our countries outdoors
Point Pelee National Park, located in Leamington, allows visitors to walk to Canada's southernmost point and touch it. It's one of the best places in the country for birding, as well as monarch butterflies in the fall, and it has a thick Carolinian forest. Houses for sale on kijiji are very common.
Expect mild winters and long, hot summers.
The weather is perfect for outdoor activities all year, and there are fantastic parks, trails, and coastal activities to enjoy. The town's crown jewel is Seacliff Park, which overlooks Lake Erie and includes hectares of green space, a tomato-shaped splash pad, and the popular Seacliff Beach.
Green space aplenty, it is an active community but also laid-back and relaxed
LaSalle is the place to be if you enjoy being outside. In addition to a rowing club and numerous marinas where you can launch your boat on the Detroit River, the town has approximately 25 kilometers of hiking, walking, and bicycling paths. Within Lasalle's boundaries is the exclusive Essex Golf & Country Club, which has hosted PGA events in the past.
Leamington is the 2nd biggest area in the county where Mersea is located, offering many of the same services as Windsor including a hospital
Mersea started as a quaint village in the 1800s has morphed into an area that’s in the middle of a new home building boom.
Large grocery stores and a plethora of fruit and vegetable stalls in town will provide retirees with plenty of options, and they won't have to travel to Windsor for necessities.
Culture and the excitement
Mersea is a small town with a lot to offer. Leamington is home to a diverse range of ethnicities, resulting in a cultural mosaic. There are a variety of bars and restaurants to choose from, with something to suit everyone's preferences. The buy-local movement is alive and well in Leamington, with a weekly farmers' market.