March 27, 2018
Brighton, Ontario is a picturesque town conveniently located between Highway 401 and the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario. Close proximity to CFB Trenton make Brighton a welcoming community for settling military families. Within commuting distance to the Greater Toronto Area, the Brighton Real Estate market has seen an increase in buyers looking for a safe and affordable community to raise their families while maintaining their career in Toronto and surrounding areas.
There’s no questioning why Brighton has become the sought after community it is today. Brighton has something to offer both young families and retirees. See for yourself.
Brighton is home to Presqu’ile Provincial Park. Presqu’ile boasts 2.5 km of sandy beach and 16 km of trails and paths. It is a bird watchers paradise and home to the second oldest operating lighthouse in Ontario. Presqu’ile Provincial park is a wonderful spot to enjoy nature and an active lifestyle. Presqu’ile welcomes many visitors during the summer months and is a great source of pride for the residents of Brighton.
Brighton residents also take great pride in the annual AppleFest Festival. Held over the last full weekend in September, the height of harvesting season, AppleFest is a celebration of the local agriculture. The festival hosts a street fair, a car show, an arts and crafts show and a parade. AppleFest is mostly set against the historic downtown backdrop that is Brighton’s Main Street.
If you decide to make Brighton home, you’ll be sure to spend a lot of time at King Edward Park. King Edward Park is home to the following facilities;
- King Edward Park Arena
- King Edward Park Community Centre
- Ball Diamonds at King Edward Park
- Skateboard Park
- Children’s Splash Pad
- Brighton Tennis Courts
- BMX Track
- Aris Marcus Soccer Fields
- King Edward Park Picnic Pavilion
There are three elementary schools located within the township of Brighton, Brighton Public School, Smithfield Public School and Spring Valley Public School. Brighton is also home to East Northumberland Secondary School.
The BQWFHT (Brighton Quinte West Family Health Team) is located at 170 Main Street and is home to a team of physicians and nurse practitioners.
Brighton is rich in natural and historic beauty and is equipped with all of the services necessary for health and happiness. Brighton is a wonderful community to call home.
Are you considering a move to Brighton? We invite you to contact Team Weir for all of your Brighton Real Estate needs. We are happy to show you everything Brighton has to offer.