The city of Pickering lies just east of Toronto in the Durham Region of Southern Ontario. The southern edge of Pickering sits on Lake Ontario, offering beautiful waterfront views, while the northern part includes forests and farmlands. Pickering real estate ranges from historic single-family homes to new condo developments, modest bungalows, and contemporary townhouses. Residents of Pickering have access to everything they need in terms of shopping, dining, and recreation. Plus, downtown Toronto is roughly a 40-minute drive away.

Pickering Real Estate Statistics

Average Home Price $1.6M
Lowest Listing Price $540K
Highest Listing Price $40M
Total Property Listings 191
Avg. Price/SQFT $729

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Pickering offers an incredibly diverse array of real estate, which makes it an attractive city for home buyers from all walks of life. You can find everything from stunning executive estates to modern condominiums and townhomes, historic single-family homes and apartments for sale.

Luxury homes in Pickering sit on large lots with expansive lawns, and many enjoy ideal waterfront locations overlooking Lake Ontario. Some even have direct access to the lake. Features you might find in multi-million dollar homes in Pickering include huge decks, balconies, fireplaces, open-plan kitchens and spa-like washrooms.

Mid-range homes are often located on quiet residential streets and have front and backyards, multiple bedrooms and attractive living spaces. Common features include granite countertops, hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances and driveways, garages or both.

Condos for sale in Pickering are great value compared to Toronto. There are many new condo developments that are currently in the works or have just been completed. This means there are many options to invest in pre-construction condos and condo assignments. 

Pickering also has numerous townhouses for sale. Townhouses often have multiple levels and attractive features such as rooftop patios, decks and ample storage space. Many townhouses are in highly sought-after neighborhoods where there is a real sense of community.

The Pickering real estate market is hot right now thanks to the abundance of attractive real estate on offer and the city’s thriving economy and close proximity to Toronto. Now is a great time to invest in the area, as experts predict the population will continue to grow over the coming years.

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About Pickering, ON

People have gravitated to the Pickering area for thousands of years. It was first inhabited by the Wyandot people, who are also known as the Huron. During the 1700s, European explorers roamed the area. The British officially took control of the area in 1763 after they defeated the French in the Seven Years’ War.

Today Pickering is a thriving lakefront community with numerous businesses, a mix of historic and modern buildings and homes, and plenty of parks and green spaces. It benefits from being directly east of Toronto, so many people live in Pickering and commute to Toronto for work.

Pickering is just 39.5 kilometres from Toronto or a one-hour drive along the Don Valley Parkway and 401 Express. There are several bus and train routes between Pickering and Toronto. The train from the Pickering GO Station takes about 45 minutes to reach Union Station in Toronto.

Amenities & Attractions in Pickering

There’s something for everyone in Pickering, from beautiful parks and hiking trails to historic buildings and museums, excellent shopping, inviting restaurants and plenty of entertainment venues. You have everything you need within the community, plus Toronto is just a short drive away.

If you want to enjoy the lakefront lifestyle, Frenchman’s Bay is the place to be. This charming neighborhood has a waterfront walkway, a beach on the lake, boutique shops and a marina. From here you can go boating and fishing. The strong winds on the lake also make it an ideal spot for kitesurfing and windsurfing.

Learn about the history of the region at the Pickering Museum Village. This is the largest living history center in the Durham Region and a fascinating place to see what life was like hundreds of years ago. The museum has interactive exhibits where you can learn blacksmithing, make butter and much more.

Pickering Town Centre has all your shopping needs covered with a plethora of brand name shops including ALDO, GameStop, H&M, Winners and Saks Fifth Avenue. There are also plenty of restaurants and fast food outlets, as well as ATMS and a Cineplex Cinemas.

Looking for a new home in Pickering? Contact Jay Banerjei here or call 647-273-1119 to learn about the latest homes, condos and townhouses in Pickering that are currently available.

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