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For sale $2,499,000
200 ATHABASCA DR, vaughan, Ontario

200 Athabasca Dr

Vaughan, Ontario

Listed 11 hours ago

4 Bedroom 5 Bathroom
For sale $4,500,000
30 MARCUS CRT, vaughan, Ontario

30 Marcus Crt

Vaughan, Ontario

Listed 1 month ago

6 Bedroom 6 Bathroom
For sale $4,360,000
50 MACAMO CRT, vaughan, Ontario

50 Macamo Crt

Vaughan, Ontario

Listed 1 month ago

7 Bedroom 6 Bathroom
For sale $4,980,000
115 STALLIONS CRT, vaughan, Ontario

115 Stallions Crt

Vaughan, Ontario

Listed 5 days ago

6 Bedroom 8 Bathroom

Is Rural Vaughan A Good Place To Live?

When you begin shopping for a new home, finding the best neighbourhood should be one of your important priorities. Rural Vaughan is great for all different types of households. Rural Vaughan is a very family-oriented neighbourhood with many amenities and recreational activities for all ages. Whether you are raising a family, are single or retired, Rural Vaughan is a great place to live.

The area is full of natural surroundings, from parks, conservation areas, and even beautiful tree-lined streets. It’s like living in the country with all the conveniences of living in the city. Everything you could possibly need to live a comfortable lifestyle is either within walking distance or a short commute away. Most commonly detached homes are found in Rural Vaughan.

Statistics

Statistics can be a great resource to access when looking at a community to take up residence in.

  • In Rural Vaughan, 94% of people own their homes while a small 6% rent their homes.
  • The average cost for a renovation in this area is approximately $1 – 3,000 dollars.
  • You will find mostly the younger generation living in Rural Vaughan.
  • On average, the genre of the population is even, 50% male, 50% female.
  • In this neighbourhood, the majority of the population per household are families at 73%. Couples occupy 20%, while singles occupy 7%.
  • The largest age bracket being 30-54 years of age at 39%. 15% of the population is under the age of 10, while 15% are between the ages of 10-19, 12% between the ages of 20-29, 9% between the ages of 55-64 and 10% are ages 65 and older.
  • Most residents in this area have high school education (39%), and some have University (37%) and college (24%) education.
  • The most frequently spoken languages in Rural Vaughan are English and Italian. There are also people who speak other languages in the area.

Income and Job Opportunities

The average household income in this area is approximately $148,416.The luxury of living in Rural Vaughan is the fact that there are many job opportunities close to home. This helps reduce commute times to and from work and make for a much better quality lifestyle.

Statistics show that the majority of people who commute by car travel less than ½ an hour commuting to work. The majority of commuters travel by vehicle while only a small percentage use public transit, walk or cycle.

Things to Enjoy Living in Rural Vaughan

Summer Months

For many people, the summer months provide more outdoor opportunities for family outings and events. Rural Vaughan has many places to enjoy during the summer months. Canada’s Wonderland is an iconic Amusement Theme Park in Vaughan. People travel from all over to experience all the excitement this theme park has to offer. Adults and children of all ages can be easily entertained in many ways. Visitors can enjoy many rides, shows, and great eateries, to name a few features of this park.

Consider taking a family hike at the Kortright Centre for Conservation. The Kortright Centre has a 1.6-kilometer trail of beautiful scenery, a great exercise for the whole family. The Kortright Centre also has Canada’s biggest educational demonstrations on energy-efficient technologies and renewable energy. Enroll in an energy workshop so the whole family can learn about energy saving methods. This will lead to inspiring children on how to live an eco-friendly lifestyle.

Boyd Conservation is another great option for family outings and adventures. This is one way to enjoy nature while living in the city. Families can gather here to enjoy picnics and play outdoor games or simply enjoy hiking and birdwatching. There is also a soccer field located at Boyd Conservation area.

There are many more activities that can be enjoyed during the summer months, both outdoor and indoor.

Winter Months

It is a little more challenging to find places to enjoy family outings during the winter months. Extreme winter weather conditions have a large effect on outdoor activities. However, Rural Vaughan has many indoor facilities where families can have just as much fun.

There are many areas in the area where families can enjoy leisure skating. Children can also enroll in figure skating lessons, hockey leagues, and other activities in the local arenas. Many arenas offer ice rentals for families or friends to gather to play hockey, conduct birthday parties, or simply just enjoy leisure skating time with family and friends.

For active kids, try taking them to Air Riderz Vaughan, where they can enjoy wall-to-wall trampolines, a climbing zone, dodgeball court, slam dunk trampoline lanes and much more.

For kids that choose a much lower level of activity, take them to Dave and Busters. At Dave and Busters, adults can enjoy the sports bar while the kids enjoy playing an abundance of games. It is pure fun for the whole gang.

Shopping in Rural Vaughan

Rural Vaughan is well known for its many shopping destinations. Rural Vaughan has many outlet stores for clothing, cosmetics, shoes, and many other items. Shopping at outlet stores allows families to save money on the purchases they need to make.

For example, back to school shopping for the kids, you can buy name brand items for a fraction of the regular retail cost. When you have more than one child to shop for, this can make a huge impact on your pocketbook.

Why not enjoy the luxury of saving money where you can. There are several grocery stores, pharmacies and box stores in the Rural Vaughan area as well.

Places to Live in Rural Vaughan

Rural Vaughan is an upscale area with many beautiful homes. The average price for homes in this area is approximately $950,000.

There are some gorgeous streets like Laurentian Blvd., Goyo Gate, Greenview Circle. Many homes like the ones on Laurentian Blvd. have very large beautiful treed lots.

There’s nothing like looking out your windows and experiencing the scenery of nature at your doorstep.

Is Rural Vaughan a Safe Place to Live

Considering the size of Rural Vaughan, its low unemployment rate could have something to do with its low rate of crime. The crime in Rural Vaughan is much lower than many other areas, such as Cobourg, Ontario, Bracebridge Ontario, Stratford, Ontario and many other locations throughout Ontario. Given this information, Rural Vaughan is absolutely a safe place to live.

Resources

https://www.airriderz.com/vaughan/blog/to-do-vaughan/
https://ontarioconservationareas.ca/component/mtree/conservation-authorities/toronto-and-region/boyd-conservation-area
https://www.greatcanadianvanlines.com/best-places-live-ontario/