Welcome to Flesherton, Grey Highlands
Welcome to Flesherton which is located in the Municipality of Grey Highlands. With a population of approximately 700 people, this community 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. Moreover, the South Grey Museum is a great place to learn about the history of Flesherton and the surrounding area. This is where you can learn about local trailblazer Agnes Macphail, the first woman elected to the Canadian Parliament, who was born and raised in the Grey Highlands area.
Flesherton is also a hub for several eclectic and unique stops for local foods as well as some great restaurants. On the main street, you will find a variety of locally-owned shops including The Bakery, Artemesia Cheese Market & Fine Foods, Peasemarsh Farm, and other small cafes. All of these spots are great places to get an assortment of specialty foods and pantry items to stock your shelves. The Flesherton & District Farmer’s Market which runs on Saturday mornings from May to October is also a great place to get locally grown and made products.
Outdoor recreation is a highlight of life in Flesherton. Flesherton Hills Local Wildlife Education Centre is a great place for hiking in the warmer months and snowshoeing and cross country skiing in the winter. Downhill skiing is another highlight offered at the Beaver Valley Ski Club which is only a 10-minute drive away. In the summer, Lake Eugenia is also very close to swimming, paddling, boating, and fishing. Eugenia Falls and Hogg’s Falls are two gorgeous local waterfalls with lovely hiking trails that are great and easy for the whole family to enjoy.
Flesherton is close to amenities such as grocery stores, banks, post offices, and a hospital, all less than 10 minutes away. With such a variety of locally grown foods, Flesherton offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy local cuisine and even delve into cooking yourself! A short drive will take you to Owen Sound or Orangeville where you’ll find boutiques, department stores, large supermarkets, cinemas, and fine dining. We can’t forget The Blue Mountains and Collingwood which are the perfect destinations for adventure and leisure alike. Flesherton is the perfect place to live if you want the country lifestyle without sacrificing convenience.
With such a variety of activities and points of interest, from shopping downtown to visiting the various natural wonders, there is so much to do in the Flesherton area. Add in the amazing locals that make up the town and it is clear to see why Flesherton draws people in from near and far to visit and live in! And it’s only a 1.5-hour drive from Kitchener/Waterloo and 2 hours from the GTA.
July Grey Highlands Real Estate Market Report
24 new residential listings were added to the market in the Municipality of Grey Highlands in July. This is 20% fewer than in June, but 60% higher than in July 2021.The number of home sales fell by 33% in July, from 9 to 6. In the same month last year, 28 homes were sold, a decline of 79% year over year. The listing to sales ratio in the Municipality of Grey Highlands was 80-20 in July, leaning a little more heavily toward listings this month than last. All of these statistics are markers of an increase in the Months of Inventory. For the Municipality of Grey Highlands, inventory nearly doubled this month, from 6 in June to 11 in July. In contrast, July 2021 had 1 month of inventory The average home sale price in the Municipality of Grey Highlands was $738,000 in July, 16% lower than June’s average.