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Atherley, Ramara: Your Ultimate Guide to Waterfront Living Near Orillia | Orillia Real Estate

Atherley, a captivating community on the outskirts of Orillia in the township of Ramara, offers the perfect blend of waterfront living and the convenience of being just an 8-minute drive from downtown Orillia. Join me on a virtual tour of this wonderful community, and discover why Atherley is the ideal place to call home.

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1.Atherley: A Waterfront Haven:

Atherley is a gem boasting a prime waterfront location along the shores of Lake Simcoe. It's conveniently situated near the narrows, providing easy access to both Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching. This community allows you to enjoy a serene lakeside lifestyle while still being close to modern conveniences and entertainment options.

2. The Real Estate Market in Atherley:

Waterfront properties in Atherley typically range from $1,000,000 to $2,000,000. These properties come in various sizes, from large custom-built homes to cozy cottages, all offering spectacular views and opportunities for boating, fishing, and water-related activities.

For those on a budget or looking for non-waterfront properties, recent sales have ranged from $530,000 to $1,049,000. Atherley provides affordable living with larger lot sizes, lower property taxes, and access to the beautiful lakeside attractions, all while remaining close to the amenities in Orillia.

3. Amenities and Features:

Atherley is more than just a waterfront location; it offers a range of amenities and features to cater to everyone's interests. Some highlights include:

  • Mara Provincial Park: A natural treasure with a sandy beach on Lake Simcoe, perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and recreational activities.

  • Atherley Community Park/Beach: Located on Creighton St, this park offers a brand new playground, a large field, and a small sandy beach, perfect for swimming, kayaking, paddleboarding, and family activities.

  • Boating Enthusiasts: Enjoy easy access to the narrows, and non-waterfront residents can make use of several marinas for boat storage and access to the stunning waters of Lake Couchiching and Lake Simcoe.

  • Casino Rama: Just a quick 10-minute drive away, offering entertainment and gaming options. Alternatively, take a leisurely walk or bike ride on the scenic Ramara Trail to reach the casino.

Atherley truly checks all the boxes for a perfect community - a picturesque waterfront setting, a variety of amenities, and easy access to nearby attractions.

If you're eager to embrace the Atherley lifestyle, get in touch with me, and we can explore the available homes for sale in this fantastic community.

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