Welcome to Flesherton, Grey Highlands
About Flesherton, Grey Highlands
Welcome to Flesherton which is located in the Municipality of Grey Highlands. With a population of approximately 700 people, Flesherton makes a wonderful year-round home or a great vacation destination.
Although many would not expect it, Flesherton is a strong art and history-loving community with several art galleries and antique shops decorating the town’s streets. In the summer, Lake Eugenia is conveniently located minutes away making it the perfect day trip for swimming, paddling, boating, and fishing. Eugenia Falls and Hogg’s Falls are two gorgeous local waterfalls with lovely hiking trails that are great for the whole family to enjoy as they are not too difficult. For the winter months, many local residents enjoy downhill skiing at the Beaver Valley Ski Club which is only a 10-minute drive away.
Spring, summer, fall or winter, Flesherton has lots to explore and enjoy outdoors!
August Grey Highlands Real Estate Market Report
In Grey Highlands, there were 17 new residential property listings in August 2021, up from 15 in July, and a very slight improvement over 16 new property listings last August. The number of sales in Grey Highlands in August dropped by 54%, the largest monthly decrease of the 5 Grey County areas we track. Sales were also off compared to August 2020, decreasing by 41%. While July’s sales outnumbered listings roughly 2-1, the pendulum has swung the other way in August, with a 55-45 split in favour of listings. Grey Highlands’ average sale price soared to $940,000 this month, a jump of $200,000! Of the 13 residential properties sold in August, 1/3 sold for more than 1 million dollars.
École MacPhail Memorial Elementary School – Flesherton
Beavercrest Community School – Markdale
École Grey Highlands Secondary School – Flesherton
Kimberley Library & Kimberley Memorial Hall – Kimberley
Flesherton Public Library – Flesherton
Walter Harris Memorial Library – Markdale
Centre Grey Recreation Complex – Markdale
Kinplex – Flesherton
Stothart Hall – Priceville
Grey Bruce Health Services (GBHS) – Markdale
Flesherton Family Practice Clinic – Flesherton
Flesherton Pharmacy – Flesherton
Explore each section below to see some of our favourite local spots. You can choose from Arts & Culture, Local Businesses that we love, Outdoor Recreational Activities and Natural Treasures!
History of Flesherton
First settled in 1853 by the town’s namesake William Kingston Flesher, it was because of his service during the Fenian Raids of 1866, that the town was renamed Flesher’s Corners and then later Flesherton. Mr. Flesher established a post office, at the intersection of the Toronto-Sydenham and Durham roads, which became the first building in the area. He operated a grist and saw mill on the Boyne River which aided in the development of the community. Mr. Flesher was also Reeve of Artemesia and Warden of Grey County, and in 1872 was elected (re-elected 1874) Member of Parliament for the riding of East Grey. It was 1854 when Aaron Munshaw built the infamous Munshaw House…