The City of Guelph also known as “The Royal City”, is a community that is rich with history and continues it’s fast paced growth. It offers a prime location with easy access to the 401, less than two hours from the major cities of Toronto, London and Niagara Falls. It also sits only 50 minutes from Hamilton and roughly 30 minutes to Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge.
Guelph has a very active and vibrant downtown core where you can find plenty of local shops, enjoy a variety of restaurants, catch a show at the River Run Centre, watch our Guelph Storm at the Sleeman Centre, and skate or splash by City Hall depending on the season.
Founded in 1827, Guelph is considered to be one of the first planned towns in Canada. The City is committed to conserving it’s heritage and offers a balance of both new and mature real estate developments. While maintaining it’s history, Guelph is also focused on the future taking steps to improve the environment with energy efficiency and garbage disposal programs. Ensuring plenty of green space, parks, bike lanes and walking trails, Guelph encourages a healthy active lifestyle. You can also enjoy the camp grounds, swimming, hiking, kayaking, canoeing and swimming offered by Guelph Lake as well as the Speed and Eramosa River.
Guelph’s post secondary schools also impact the community greatly with both the renowned Ontario Veterinary College and the University of Guelph. The University of Guelph was recently rated one of Macleans’ Top 5 Most Comprehensive Schools and brings great economic impact to the city which also includes our student rental market for real estate investors.