The Forest City

Welcome To London, Ontario

Welcome to London, Ontario – a vibrant city that beckons you to call it home! Nestled in the heart of Southwestern Canada, London offers a welcoming community and a plethora of opportunities for those seeking their dream home. With its rich history, diverse neighbourhoods, and excellent amenities, it’s no wonder that many are drawn to settle here. From charming heritage houses in tree-lined streets to modern condos with stunning views, the real estate market in London has something to offer every discerning buyer. Explore the picturesque landscapes, experience the friendly atmosphere, and discover the city’s abundant recreational activities. Whether you’re a young professional, a growing family, or anyone in between, London has the perfect place to make your homeownership dreams a reality. Come and find your ideal abode in our captivating city!

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Where London Is Located

London, Ontario: Southwest Canada’s gem, known as “The Forest City.” Close to Lake Huron (100 km), Lake Erie (40 km), Canada/US border (150 km), and Toronto (200 km). A perfect blend of nature and urban charm.

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Location

London is perfectly situated within two hours of so many amazing places with easy access to commuting throughout the province. 

Street Layout

The city layout is not in a grid system of streets and avenues, so finding your way around can be challenging

education

London is home to world-class post-secondary education such as Western University.

ongoing road construction

During the construction season, navigating your way through construction zones can be frustrating and challenging

bicycle friendly streets

London is filled with designated bike lanes for cyclists to safely get around the city without having to navigate in heavy traffic

Train Crossings

London has 60 train crossings in the city which can cause unexpected delays in communting. 

entertainment

London has various theatres and sports complexes where you can enjoy headline concerts, sports events, and live theatre. 

Housing Prices

If you are from a community with lower average home prices, the cost of purchasing in London may be a drawback for the type of home you can affod.

Housing prices

Both a Pro and a Con; our housing prices are much more affordable than the GTA making London an attractive place to buy real estate

Weather

London can experience extreme weather changes from winter blizzards and storms to hot humid summers with the risk of tornados and high winds.

Home Styles In London

The City of London was settled nearly 200 years ago.  This history and along with modernization, creates a wide variety of homes from Mid-century Victorian homes, to wartime brick bungalows and modern new build construction.

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Historic Charm

Admire Victorian elegance with intricate details, embrace Georgian grandeur in symmetrical designs, fall in love with Tudor character, savour Craftsman comfort, be swept away with the unique style of the Ontario Cottage, and step into Colonial allure in London’s heart. Located in neighbourhoods like Wortley Village, Old North and Old East Village.  

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War Time Brick Bungalow

War-time brick bungalows in London are post-WWII gems, featuring sturdy brick construction, single-story layouts, and minimalist aesthetics. Their historical significance and community appeal endure as cherished reminders of the past.

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Contemporary Luxury

Indulge in the epitome of luxury with contemporary homes, featuring cutting-edge architecture, high-end finishes, and breathtaking city views. Live life at its finest in these lavish residences.

Schools

London has two separate school boards, the Thames Valley District School Board and the London Catholic School Board.  Below are comprehensive Google maps with links to each of the schools in London and to Private Education in London. 

Places of Interest

Whether you’re interested in nature, arts, history, or outdoor activities, London has something for everyone. 

Homes For & Sold in London

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