April 18, 2019:

Discover Orillia’s Neighbourhoods – North Ward

Do you want to know more about neighbourhoods in Orillia?

If you’re thinking of moving to Orillia, this guide will help you decide which neighbourhood may be the best one for you to begin your home search in. We’ve broken Orillia down into four categories with various neighbourhoods featured within each category. This blog features neighbourhoods in the North Ward. 

Orillia recognized as a great place to invest

Ranked in 2018 as one of Ontario’s Top 10 Cities for Real Estate Investment by the Real Estate Investment Network (REIN), Orillia has consistently been recognized as one of the top cities expected to outperform other rental and housing markets in the province. The City of Orillia has made some significant investments such as the downtown waterfront development, a cutting-edge recreation facility and the Downtown Tomorrow Community Improvement Program grants which are expected to help increase tax assessment, employment opportunities and housing options in the City’s core.

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Parks and recreation in North Ward neighbourhoods

  • Mac Carter Park

  • Hillcrest Park

  • Franklin Carmichael Park

  • Dancy Drive Park

  • Lakeview Park

  • Frontier Park

  • Lawrence Park

  • North Street Park

  • Orma Drive Park

  • York Street Park

  • Mariposa Drive Parkette

  • Orillia YMCA



  • Monsignor Lee Catholic School

  • Lion’s Oval Public School

  • Orchard Park Public School

  • Couchiching Heights Public School


  • Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School

  • Orillia Secondary School


  • Samuel de Champlain Christian School

  • Keystone Montessori & Elementary School

  • Stellar Montessori School

  • Orillia Christian School

North Ward 

If you’re looking for the charm and character only a century home brings along with larger lots, look no further than the North Ward.  Starting around $300K and going all the way up to $1M, the broad price range in this desirable area means there’s a home for every budget. Near schools, Couchiching Golf & Country Club, and all amenities, this thriving community has everything you need. If you’re looking for an upscale home on the waterfront, take a trip down Maple Drive and Bay Street to peruse some of the lovely homes this neighbourhood has to offer.   

Wilson Point

This private, sought-after neighbourhood boasts exceptional waterfront homes that are sure to impress the most discerning buyer. The price points in this area are above the average in Orillia, boasting access to family-friendly waterfront of Lake Couchiching. Boating enthusiasts will appreciate access to the Trent-Severn Waterway and everyone will enjoy the convenient proximity to downtown Orillia and Couchiching Beach Park.

Looking for a home in Orillia?

Speak to one of our Orillia neighbourhood experts today.

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