Situated on the shores of Lake Simcoe, condos & homes in Barrie offer a vibrant character popular with locals and visitors alike.
Downtown Barrie is a walkable district (one that is poised for an array of new condo developments in the near future) that boasts an array of shopping, dining and recreational options. Further south, surrounding the historic Allandale Waterfront Station is a community of picturesque single-family homes. The areas of Barrie along the lake are lined with both cottage homes and year-round residences. Along Highway 400, a large number of big-box stores and other employment centres can be found. Finally, the city is ringed with forests and nature preserves to the north, south and west.
Transportation in Barrie
Barrie Transit operates eleven bus routes throughout the city. The system is centered on the agency’s downtown bus terminal, which is also served by GO Transit, Greyhound and Ontario Northland bus routes to destinations throughout the province. GO rail service is available from Allandale Waterfront Station south to Downtown Toronto seven days a week, with travel time to Union Station being approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes. Drivers can take advantage of Highway 400, which provides easy access to the Greater Toronto Area, as well as cottage country to the north.