Homes for Sale in Whitchurch-Stouffville
Located just 45 minutes northeast of Toronto, the town of Whitchurch-Stouffville is a small
Being so close to major cities, while still having a hometown feel, Whitchurch-Stouffville is the
town, with an amazing, close-knit vibe. Whitchurch-Stouffville’s population grew by
over 50 per cent from 2006 to 2011. This makes it Ontario’s third fastest growing
municipality in Canada. Whitchurch-Stouffville’s population is currently around 42,000
residents, and it continues to grow.
Perfect choice for first-time home buyers, young families and working professionals.
Great features and amenities include green area, parks (even a dog park), splash pads
and playgrounds. There are many trails and walking paths as well.
History of Whitchurch-Stouffville
Prior to Europeans arriving, Native trails crossed through what’s known today as Whitchurch–
Whitchurch Township was formed in the 1790s as one of ten townships in York County. In the
Stouffville. Both were part of the aboriginal and Coureur des bois system, leading
through thick forests and greenery from Lake Ontario to Lake Simcoe. The site belonged
to several Native villages including Iroquois settlements.
Early 1800s, a survey of the land was completed to create a system of land concessions.
This layout is still visible today, as the area reflects the locations of the boundaries
A post office opened in 1832 and the name Stouffville became consistent. Because it lacked a
Stouffville grew rapidly in the mid to late 1800s, and it was during this time that Whitchurch
church, Stouffville was considered a center of “radical opinion,” and it was here that
William Lyon Mackenzie planned the Upper Canada Rebellion of 1837-38.
began to heavily deforest their township. The population of both Whitchurch and
Stouffville remained stagnant from the early 1900s until 1970. It was then that the two
decided to merge. On the first day of the year in 1971, Whitchurch Township and the
Village of Stouffville combined to create the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville.
Since then, it has been among the top choices for Ontarians when considering a home purchase.
Living in Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON
Whitchurch-Stouffville has an amazing downtown district. A short walk down Main Street takes
you through a beautiful area full of old, small town charm. With several restaurants and
boutique-style shops to choose from, downtown Whitchurch-Stouffville is a great place
to spend an afternoon. For a different experience, why not check out the Latcham Art
Gallery, take a stroll down the Duffins-Stouffville Sculpture Walk, or catch a play at The
Lebovic Centre for Arts and Entertainment? You won’t be disappointed.
Whitchurch-Stouffville is conveniently located on the outskirts of Toronto. Residents
can commute quickly via the 407 and 404 highways. Go Transit runs a train from
Lincolnville though Whitchurch-Stouffiville right into the downtown core at Union
Station. York Region Transit also has connections in Whitchurch-Stouffivlle, making sure
that residents have all their travel needs taken care of.
Whitchurch-Stouffville has a very desirable education system. With excellent education
offered from elementary right through to high school. Whitchurch-Stouffville is also
within a reasonable commuting distance to post-secondary schools such as Seneca
College, University of Toronto, York University and more.
Real Estate in Whitchurch-Stouffville
Whitchurch-Stouffville offers a wide variety of homes to please every type of buyer. With no
shortage of century homes with lots of character, the town has many options to please
buyers looking for character within a home. For buyers who are looking for a newer
build, more modern features, or turn-key properties with lots of upgrades, there is lots
of selection as well.
Thanks to small-town charm and the big city just a short commute away, Whitchurch-
Stouffville continues to grow at an extraordinary pace.
If you want to explore Whitchurch-Stouffville real estate options – whether buying or
selling – contact Brian Kondo. Brian is an experienced agent that serves the GTA. He is
an expert with many years of experience – let him be your guide. Contact Brian now to
find homes for sale in Whitchurch-Stouffville, or to list your home with ease!
Brian Kondo's Home Selling System
Office: 905-683-5000 Direct: 905-683-7800 Toll Free: 1-888-413-0800
|RE/MAX First Realty LTD., Brokerage *Brian Kondo, Sales Representative|
513 Westney Road South, Ajax, Ontario L1S 6W8, Telephone: 905-683-5000