The town of Blue Mountains was formed in 2001 when the former town of Thornbury and Township of Collingwood were amalgamated. While its primary population centre is Thornbury, the Blue Mountains are made up of several small towns and villages such as Clarksburg, Heathcote, Ravenna, Kolapore and the area surrounding the Blue Mountains including Blue Mountain Resort and Blue Mountain Village.
There’s a reason why tourists flock to the The Blue Mountains and why so many residents love calling it home. First is the exciting culture of skiing and outdoor adventure in this picturesque community, supported by the renowned hills and the chalets Blue Mountain add to the area’s ambiance.
The popular Blue Mountain Ski Resort is just one of the many things to enjoy in The Blue Mountains. There are also many private ski clubs including Georgian Peaks, Alpine and Craigleith and the energetic, bustling vibe of the Blue Mountain Village– which includes restaurants, shops and more.
And there is more than just skiing to keep you active. The area is also known for hiking, biking, curling and there are just as many summer activities! Swimming in Georgian Bay, Golf, Hking and boating are all popular.
The towns of The Blue Mountains are committed to being a progressive four-season community offering a healthy and supportive lifestyles for residents and visitors alike.
The Blue Mountains real estate offers a wide variety of housing options for part-time and full-time residents alike. You can find Blue Mountains real estate listings which encompass luxurious estate sized homes, charming chalets, townhomes and resort condos and single family homes as well as farms and properties with mountain views or Georgian Bay views (and sometimes both) that bring the lifestyle to life.
The Local Gems
The Blue Mountains might be known for skiing, but there is so much more to do– all year round – to maintain an active lifestyle. The area is also known for snowshoeing and curling, as well as many summer activities such as golfing, cycling and hiking.
If water is your thing, there is the crystal blue waters of Georgian Bay with its many beaches and even a harbour situated in nearby Thornbury. You can relax at the Scandinave Spa, explore the Scenic Caves or hike at the Duncan Escarpment Provincial Park – all in one day.
The Perfect Situation
Folks who want to enjoy a resort-style atmosphere will love living in The Blue Mountains. It is perfect for adventuring families, active retirees looking for easy living at The Blue Mountains condos or those who need a welcome respite from city life.
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It is no secret, but it is worth mentioning just how much the Blue Mountain Ski Resort offers – from skiing and snowboarding to the Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster, mountain biking, skating and even Plunge an invigorating indoor and outdoor pool that families love. There is so much to do – it is easy to see why people love living here.
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