From the sandy shores of Prince Edward County to the quaint residential streets of Belleville, the Quinte Region has much to offer its residents. With a stunning waterfront and countryside, charming villages and a strong sense of community, I think it’s the perfect place to call home. So whether you’re looking for a rural retreat, downsizing to a smaller urban center or simply want a change of scenery, here are my top 5 reasons to move to the Quinte Region:
Active Lifestyle & Waterfront
If you enjoy being active and love the outdoors, then the Quinte Region is the perfect place for you. With numerous waterfront trails along the shores of Lake Ontario and the Bay of Quinte, excellent golf courses, and dozens of sports to participate in, you will find plenty to keep you active, engaged and busy throughout the region. If water sports are your passion then check out the Bay of Quinte Yacht Club or spend a day fishing on the Trent-Severn waterway.
Festivals & Events
The Quinte Region has a strong sense of community and hosts numerous events and festivals throughout the year. From small-town fundraisers to county fairs, there are endless events and activities to explore in the Quinte Region. A few of our most popular include Quinte West Hops on the Water in Trenton, the Quinte Exhibition in Belleville and the Tweed Stampede. Prince Edward County is a hub for arts, culture, and music, with numerous events held throughout the year. For more information on what is going on check out the Bay of Quinte Tourism website.
The Quinte Region is ideally situated between the larger city centers of Toronto, Ottawa, and Kingston. As many of you know, in today’s real estate market it is becoming increasingly difficult for individuals to afford living in large metropolitan areas. In the Quinte Region, you can enjoy all the benefits of rural and small town living at an affordable price, while remaining within a close proximity to the culture & excitement of larger urban areas.
Amazing culinary & wine scene
Over the past few years Prince Edward County has gained national attention as a premier wine destination in the province. There are now dozens of wineries sprinkled across Prince Edward County, many of which also feature amazing cuisine. Belleville also has a talented and burgeoning culinary scene, with numerous fine restaurants and cafes to enjoy a delicious meal. With dozens of wineries and restaurants to explore in Belleville, Prince Edward County, and Quinte West, you’ll have plenty to experience and explore.
Charming towns & villages
From the bustling streets of downtown Belleville to the quaint and charming villages of Picton and Stirling, the Quinte Region is known for its hospitable and friendly small and mid-sized towns. Belleville has recently been named one of the fastest growing cities in Canada and for good reason. Belleville offers everything you could ask for in a mid-sized town with its quiet residential streets, flourishing downtown and stunning waterfront.
If you are considering moving to the Quinte Region, particularly Belleville, Prince Edward County or Trenton, I would be happy to speak with you and answer any questions you may have. Even if you are not in the market to move, I suggest visiting this beautiful region of Ontario and experiencing all that it has to offer.