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Wayne Liddy
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Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 09:45:00 AM

Chatham-Kent Desirable Location For Seniors

 

Erieau Marina

 

 

 I am always writing that Chatham-Kent is the perfect location to live, work, retire or vacation. This of course, from my viewpoint because I am a Real Estate agent, is the Affordable Lifestyle we have in Chatham-Kent. If you live here you are probably saying what affordability? However if you are coming from other areas, you will agree with me. Someone for instance, from the Greater Toronto area or for that matter any large area like Vancouver can sell their family home there, buy a nice retirement home in Chatham-Kent and still have funds left for their retirement. Prices are crazy and rising in the major centres but Chatham-Kent has remained fairly stable 

Chatham-Kent is located in the middle of the Great Lakes and affords us many ammenities such as fishing, hunting, boating, bird watching , wind surfing as well as great beaches and Mitchells Bay sunsetarea resorts.We have 9 Golf Courses in Chatham-Kent and although this year was snowy and frigid, we are called the Banana Belt of Ontario since our temperatures are usually mild, offering a longer season to enjoy golfing.   Read my articles on these great pastimes right here in our own community of Chatham-Kent.

 I reported in the past that the Chatham-Kent's Senior Advisory Committee were holding several Focus meetings across the municipality to find out what can be improved to better accommodate those residents who are 65 years or older. They are always open to suggestions about age-related issues in Chatham-Kent. The senior segment is growing and if the trend continues Chatham-Kent's citizens, 65 or older will make up 25% of our population. The Committee is working behind the scenes to make Chatham-Kent an even more inviting destination. 

 Chatham-Kent has a great variety of activities that are directed to the seniors.

The Active Life Centre on Merritt Ave. in Chatham now includes a new 3000 square foot addition. At the latest count, membership had now grown to 1200 people plus, all of them seniors, 50 years or older. However they are not the stereotype older parents or grandparents, this group want to remain active and busy. The Active Life Centre has something for everyone.. Membership is nominal, $50.00  for a the year and a flat $2.50 per day when members visit the Centre. There are so many activities available,classes, day trips even a wood working shop. All the programs have free entrance once you have a membership.

if you have never visited the Centre, Chatham Active Lifestyles Centredo yourself a favor and put that on your calendar. My wife has run a few programs at the Centre in past years and she can attest to the friendly atmosphere that greets new and old visitors. It is a great way to meet new people and enjoy those Golden Years. It sure beats TV and you will definitely feel better.My wife praises the Chair Yoga and the Gentle Yoga sessions.

Visit my website for Events, Happenings and Choice Properties for sale in this great community of Chatham-Kent. I am always blogging on what is taking place in the community.Capitol TheatreThe Capitol Theatre, the Mary Webb Centre in Ridgetown, the Kiwanis Festival and the Cultural Centre in Chatham have hosted many great shows and there are many more to come. Visit the Cultural Centre at 75 William St. South in Chatham and pick up a schedule of events. The St. Clair College Capitol Theatre in Historic Downtown Chatham also has a program of upcoming events. "IT IS ALL HERE ALL YEAR" is My Motto for Chatham-Kent. Don't miss out!

Call me, Wayne Liddy 519-436-4810 Royal LePage Peifer Realty Inc. Brokerage for all your Real Estate Needs.



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Executive 3 Bedroom Waterfront Home 52 Grand Ave.

Wallaceburg Chatham-Kent $514,900

 

Description: This home is truly a one of a kind. In addition to its large lot on the water, it is complete with pool Pool Areaand your own covered boat lift on the water.The home has a formal living room with gas fireplace, formal dining room large enoughLiving Room 

for dinner parties with family and friends, a main floor office, powder room and a great kitchen with plenty of cabinets and an eating area overlooking the water and pool areas in the manicured rear yard. 3 large bedroom and a 3 PC bath on upper level. Master is 13'10 X`26'3 and has a jacuzzi  tub overlooking the rear yard.Master bedroom Lower level has recreation room with wood burning fireplace, a versatile craft room great for children`s playroom or hobbies, laundry room and furnace room with plenty of storage.

Neighborhood: This home is a real find. Never been listed. It is located on the north branch of the Sydenham River on a quiet dead end street in a beautiful residential area of Wallaceburg. It has wonderful waterfront views and leads to waterways which end at the St. Clair River. This is a dream location for boaters. Wallaceburg is a quaint small town and has a vibrant downtown with some great restaurants. Home to the Annual Antique Vehicle Festival held each August called Wambo.

Schools: Check the school board websites for both Public and Separate, for specific information.

Amenities: This waterfront gem is not only lovely and spacious inside but offers spectacular outdoor living, very much in tune with today's wants and needs in the marketplace. It is close to downtown Wallaceburg while offering a beautiful pool area compleRear waterfront Viewtely fenced and your own private dock and covered boat lift. This is your own private vacation paradise!

Lot Size: 79.9' X irregular

Taxes: $4046.56  in 2018

 

 

   

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