Tired of the Hustle and Bustle of the Big city? Why not discover that hidden gem, Chatham- Kent, affordable lifestyle just 2 1/2 hours west of Toronto on the 401. You can see the traffic thin and the tension melt as you head out of the big city. We all love the area we live in but at the same time welcome a change of pace. Looking for a home away from home? If you have every dreamed about that special place to kick back and enjoy a little slower pace, you owe it to yourself to check out the Real Estate in this wonderful Affordable Lifestyle community of Chatham-Kent!
Chatham-Kent is located in the middle of the Great Lakes.It is a great place to visit with9 golf courses in the area and lots of boating and fishing.There are several cottage areas like Erieau located on Lake Erie, Mitchell's Bay on Lake St. Clair and Lighthouse Cove at the end of the Thames River which runs though Chatham. The St. Clair River with it's beautiful Scenery and blue water is a great place to just take a picnic lunch, sit along the banks and watch the freighters from all over the world pass by or wander the streets of the quaint little village of Sombra.
In the Winter, the Thames River which runs through Chatham to Lake St. Clair often freezes over. The Ice Fishermen are out in mass driving their cars across the ice at Mitchell's Bay and building fishing huts for warmth. The snowmobiles run up and down the 19 miles from the mouth of the Thames River at Lighthouse Cove to downtown Chatham and children can be seen skating and playing hockey on the home made rinks behind the Riverfront Houses. In the summer months the scenery and sunsets are spectacular!
Spring and Fall brings Hunters from all around the world to the area. Chatham-Kent is a well know paradise for the hunting enthusiast. If you are not a Hunter, those times of the year are very popular with Bird Watchers and the Spring Migration at Rondeau is a must!
Historic Downtown Chatham has a Unique Boutique Hotel, the Retro Suites, that you will surely want to stay at. Enjoy one of the special period rooms. It's charm will keep you coming back again and again.
Join us for one of the Special Events held throughout the year or for one of the spectacular performances at the fully restored Capitol Theatre on King St. in Historic Downtown Chatham. Take a tour of the many Wineries in the area or if you are a History Buff visit one of our Museums or one of the famous stops along the Underground Railway route like Uncle Tom's Cabin in Dresden.
Chatham-Kent is a great place to Raise a Family,start a Business, Retire to, spend some vacation time or maybe just kick back and enjoy the pace for a weekend. Affordable lifestyle for the retiree, empty nester wanting to relocate or the individual looking for an alternate vacation destination. It is all here all year!
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