Welcome to Ruthven

The bustling lakeside communities of Ruthven and Leamington are only 40 minutes from Windsor and the US border. This location has become a popular weekend getaway for retirees, professionals, and families looking to get away from the high costs and fast-paced city life of the Greater Toronto Area.


Considered one of the safest in Canada, quaint, quiet, and growing! 

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It's a community committed to preserving its history while also investing in the future


A community-oriented environment and a commitment to the next generation


The Beach is a great place to enjoy the sun. Colasanti's Garden is a great family outing with a wide variety of plants and foliage


With both ecotourism and the wine industry booming, the town promotes its unique position as the southernmost downtown community


The ideal spot for a buyer who wants all of the amenities of a larger city while still being part of a slower, leisurely pace of life


The town has also started a $3,500,000 waterfront development project to turn the area into a public recreation area


Drive Times:
Kingsville 5 min  |  Windsor 30 min  |  Essex 25 min
Nearby Neighborhoods Kingsville, Leamington, Wheatley
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The perfect equilibrium of adventure and relaxation.
Ruthven's location is ideal for outdoor activities such as cycling, horseback riding, and boating. One of the most beautiful parks in the area is Lakeside Park, which is located on the shores of Lake Erie. It's a popular hangout for outdoor enthusiasts and makes a beautiful backdrop for wedding photos. Houses for sale on kijiji are very common.
What to Expect:
Considered one of the safest in Canada, the town is described as quaint, quiet, and ready for future growth.
Ruthven, as a wine area, naturally provides excellent gastronomic experiences all year with a diverse selection of eateries. They provide distinctive environments, excellent service, and distinct chef-designed cuisine made with the county's fresh wealth of local products. Pelee Island Winery, Essex County's largest and best-known winery, is located near Ruthven. Their wines are available at the LCBO.
The Lifestyle:
A beautiful waterfront lifestyle, a long with a cute old town which is a very close nit.
The town offers a diverse range of activities for people of all ages, including a beautiful seaside setting, a pleasant climate, a vibrant downtown, and hectares upon hectares of prime agricultural land. The town emphasizes its unique position as the southernmost downtown center, with both ecotourism and the wine industry booming.
Unexpected Appeal:
Ruthven is located in a very versatile and unique position.
Pelee Island and Sandusky, Ohio, both of which are only a short ferry ride away, are also accessible from Ruthven. The island is a one-of-a-kind setting where you can go bird watching, cycling around the island, or simply relax! Near Sandusky is the famous amusement park Cedar Point, dubbed the "Roller Coaster Capital of the World."
The Market:
Lovers of Victorian-era architecture could find their affordable dream house in Ruthven.
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With easy access to the 401, the United States, and Windsor, Ruthven is an excellent location for the buyer who wants all of the conveniences of a big city while enjoying a slower and quainter pace of life.
You'll Fall In Love With:
The community and affordable housing
There are several tourist and recreational activities in Ruthven. The most popular spot for bird watching is the Jack Miner Bird Sanctuary. One of the active pathways is the Chrysler Canada Greenway, which connects to the National Waterfront Trail. Maritime amenities include the Cedar Island Marina and Yacht Club, as well as the Port of Ruthven, which is an international operating port.

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