Welcome to Blue Mountain
About Blue Mountain
Welcome to Blue Mountain, known for its amazing four-season recreation. The Village at Blue and the hamlet of Craigleith are found in between the mountain and the shores of Georgian Bay. This area has amazing scenery and great ways to experience all that this area has to offer.
Blue Mountain is pretty much synonymous with winter. With over 40 different trails for downhill skiing and snowboarding, Blue is definitely one of the biggest ski resorts in Ontario.
What most people don’t know is that Blue Mountain is just as popular in the summer months. From hiking and mountain biking to golfing and ropes courses, there’s something to do for every age and skill set.
April Blue Mountains Real Estate Market Report
The Municipality of the Town of the Blue Mountains continues to lead Grey County in most every category – the number of listings, number of sales and the average sale price of a home. 65% of all residential properties sold in April were in the one million dollar plus range, with several of those selling for more. In April, the number of new listings added to the market nearly doubled compared to March, and was 23% higher than in April 2021. The number of home sales, however, was down, by 15% from March, and by 30% year over year. April’s listings to sales ratio in The Town of the Blue Mountains has done a complete reversal from March, with listings at a 65-35 ratio to sales. The average sale price for a home in The Town of The Blue Mountains inched up a scant 1.5%, holding steady at roughly 1.3 million dollars in April.
Acorn Montessori Pre School – Thornbury
Beaver Valley Community School – Thornbury
Georgian Bay Secondary School – Meaford
L E Shore Memorial Library – Thornbury
The Craigleith Heritage Depot – Craigleith
General & Marine Hospital – Collingwood
Collingwood After Hours Medical Clinic – Collingwood
History of Blue Mountain
It was the spring of 1883 when Charles Rankin was sent to survey the “Wild Land” beyond the Simcoe district. After establishing a log house for himself in what is now known as Lora Bay, Rankin proceeded to plant a large garden of potatoes west, near the “Blue Hills”, now named the Blue Mountains. The area he landed and settled upon was later referred to as Rankin’s Landing. The first potato harvest in 1834 brought in approximately 100 bushels of potatoes; which would have been excellent provisions for the long winter ahead…