Barrie is one of Central Ontario’s premier waterfront communities, with a great location just 90km, or about an hour’s drive, north of Toronto. Barrie has plenty of jobs within its own limits though, so there’s no need for young professionals to make the commute every day. The city has a population of more than 150,000, yet is known for its tight-knit small town feel. Just steps from Barrie’s historic downtown, residents will find an expansive beachfront bordering the shores of Lake Simcoe, which gives the city its reputation as one of Ontario’s best waterfront communities.
Barrie is a thriving economic centre, which makes it appealing to young professionals and families alike. Large companie such as Coca Cola and IBM, but also offers great career opportunities in everything from construction to tourism. Rental rates in Barrie are expensive compared to many of Ontario’s similarly sized communities, but it’s easy to see why. The city has a lot to offer renters, and its excellent location makes it an extremely desirable place to rent.
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Painswick is an excellent neighbourhood on Barrie's southern edges with plenty of great schools, shopping centres and restaurants as well as plenty of parks and nature areas. For families, Bayshore offers a similar selection of top-notch schools, alongside larger multi-bedroom houses. Barrie's City Centre is much more renter-focused, with plenty of high-rise condominiums and apartment buildings for renters to choose from.
With its plentiful beaches and abundant trails and natural areas, Barrie residents have a lot to explore within the city's limits. Barrie Centennial Park is a great gathering place for locals with waterfront access, and the Sunnidale Park Arboretum has great trails for an afternoon stroll. Barrie is also home to one of Ontario's first craft breweries, Flying Monkeys Brewery, which makes for a great gathering space for locals.
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