Why Live in Guelph?
Settling on a particular area to live in will help you narrow down your search for your next home. So, why live in Guelph? This area is the perfect balance of city with small-town living.
High Employment Rates
Guelph has everything you could ever need, including schools, medical centres, shops, and just businesses in general. Naturally, that comes with far more job opportunities! Opportunity, in this case, isn’t restricted to just the position itself. Due to Guelph having numerous manufacturing facilities such as Linamar, unemployment rates are the lowest in Canada. Living in Guelph provides you with the ability to have multiple job opportunities.
You’ll never run out of things to do in Guelph. You can take lessons in everything from pottery to martial arts, go to concerts, attend cultural events and celebrations, visit a museum or gallery, and so much more. The best part? There’s always plenty of activities and events for people of all ages, including young children.
Nature lovers should check out:
– Guelph Lake (Beautiful trails, beaches & water activities),
– Boat House & Covered Bridge (canoeing, ice cream and trails along the River),
– University of Guelph (817 acres of beautiful property & historical buildings),
– Arboretum Trails (Scenic 2 km loop).
Along with the endless activities, Guelph offers a wide array of small businesses. If you’re someone who loves spending time exploring while supporting local small businesses, Guelph is the community for you!
A standout advantage of living here is the public transportation systems that help you get all around the city with ease. Distance from Downtown Guelph to Toronto Eaton Centre is 94 KM. Driving time weekday morning is approx 1h30 min to 2h20min. Taking the train takes approx 1hr 45 minutes. Guelph has several commuter friendly neighborhoods. Downtown neighbourhoods such as Exhibition Park, Downtown & St. Patrick’s Ward allows people to walk to the Go Station with trains to Toronto. Clairfields & Pineridge/West Minster are the two most southern/eastern neighbourhoods. They are minutes from the 401. Kortright West & Kortright Hills allow quick access to the 401 via the Hanlon Parkway.
Looking to move to Guelph?
Whether you plan on moving to the city or moving to moral rural of Guelph, having a qualified Guelph real estate agent on your side will help immensely. We’re here to help you transition into this fantastic community!