Escape the City with New Homes in Aurora and Newmarket

Escape the City with New Homes in Aurora and Newmarket

Find Peace and Quiet Outside of Toronto

For lots of families, there comes a time in life where they are ready to escape the craziness that comes along with being in the big city. However, small-town life doesn’t suit everyone, and many people are intimidated by the idea of uprooting and moving all the way up to cottage country. Luckily for those people, Ontario has a number of communities that allow residents to enjoy peace and quiet without completely isolating them and leaving them too far away from the city. The towns of Aurora and Newmarket, both voted in the top 50 cities in Canada over the course of the past few years, are that perfect midpoint for families and individuals looking to escape just the right amount.

Why You Should Check Out the Town of Aurora

There is always something to keep you entertained in Aurora, and it is proof that you don’t have to be in the middle of Toronto’s downtown core to be connected to a network of arts, culture, and history. In fact, the town is quite focused on giving residents easy access to a variety of different entertaining activities, hosting farmers’ markets, a museum and archives, and various other cultural centres for art lovers. With 7 community centres and recreational facilities available for public use, as well as public libraries and multiple seniors’ centres, you’ll find that you’re always able to come up with something fun to do, and you won’t have to travel to Toronto to do it. For families with children, Aurora has more than 20 schools between the public and Catholic school boards for both elementary and secondary schools. A part of York Catholic District School Board and York Region District School Board, you can be sure that your children are receiving a top-notch education. For more information on the town of Aurora, head over to

Great Things to do in the Town of Newmarket

Just north of Aurora is the town of Newmarket. There is a common misconception that Newmarket is too far removed to have any of the amenities of a city like Toronto or Vaughan, but this isn’t the case. With upscale shopping centres like Upper Canada Mall, health networks, and public transit, you get to experience the conveniences of any big city while enjoying the calmness and serenity of living in a peaceful small town. Also a part of York Catholic District School Board and York Region District School Board, the 15 elementary and secondary schools make getting the kids to school a simple task. The town is home to a variety of recreational centres, theatres, trails, parks, fitness centres, youth centres, and more. The problem won’t be trying to find something to do, but rather trying to choose from your many options. To read more about the Town of Newmarket, visit

Find Your New Home at Shining Hill

Coming soon to the Newmarket and Aurora border is Shining Hill, a community of new townhomes, semi-detached homes, and detached single-family homes. Located at St John Side Road and Yonge Street, the new homes rest within a convenient distance to both Newmarket and Aurora’s wonderful amenities. Shining Hill residents will have the benefit of feeling like a part of both thriving communities, all while having access to the other cities that surround them. The development is only a short drive from Highway 400 and Highway 404, making it super simple to travel between the new homes and King City, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, and North York. It’s only a 45-minute drive to Toronto, and the Aurora GO Station is only 5 minutes away. A short drive can land you at Upper Canada Mall, Canada’s Wonderland, and the TTC Station at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre. All of the different methods of getting around mean that you stay connected to the big city when you want to be there, but otherwise, you can successfully escape the hustle and bustle and find serenity in your new neighbourhood. With 5 golf courses and country clubs, numerous parks and trails, shops and boutiques, restaurants, and recreational facilities, everything you’ll need is close to home. Being located between the big city and serene cottage country gives the area a very special sort of charm that is hard to find when you’re too near to one or the other. If you’re looking for that perfect in between, Shining Hill is for you.

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