Welcome to Markdale, Grey Highlands
About Markdale, Grey Highlands
Welcome to the charming village of Markdale, Grey Highlands. Markdale offers its residents unique retail shops, heritage churches, and year-round festivities. Markdale is very close to amazing recreation such as Beaver Valley Ski Club, & the Beaver Valley Nordic Ski Club. Chapman’s Icecream is truly what puts Markdale on the map, celebrating 47 years in business! Take advantage of the Markdale Golf and Curling Club and the CP Rail Trail in the warmer seasons. No matter what season it is, Markdale is a great place for outdoor recreation.
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.
7 Inland Lakes of Grey County Market Report
Brewster’s Lake, Irish Lake, McCullough Lake, Townsend Lake, William’s Lake, Hine’s/Connell’s Lake, Wilcox Lake
Each year we compile a variety of real estate statistics for our surrounding lakes. Since Grey County is such a recreational area, sought after for the beauty of our lakes and outdoor recreational activities, we like to keep track of the growth in our area. You can view the Market Reports below that break down the numbers we have collected.
École MacPhail Memorial Elementary School – Flesherton
Beavercrest Community School – Markdale
École Grey Highlands Secondary School – Flesherton
Kimberley Library & Kimberley Memorial Hall – Kimberley
Walter Harris Memorial Library – Markdale
Flesherton Public Library – Flesherton
South Grey Museum & Historical Library – Flesherton
Markdale Grey Highlands Nearest Hospital
Centre Grey General Hospital – Markdale
Community Health Clinic – Markdale
Pharmacy – Markdale
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 Markdale, Grey Highlands
Markdale’s present name is derived from Mark Armstrong who, along with his family, was one of the first settlers in the area in 1853. First referred to as East Glenelg and then Corabus, Markdale was founded in 1846 by George Walker and Joseph Price. It was 1888 when Markdale was incorporated into a Village and was home to several businesses including a school, a bank, a wagon shop, a drug store, and three churches.