Owen Sound

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Owen Sound

Located at the mouths of the Pottawatomi and Sydenham Rivers on an inlet of Georgian Bay, Owen Sound is the gateway to the Bruce Peninsula for visitors coming from Toronto.  It’s one of the larger Towns in the area, with a population of over 21,000+; Less sleepy than its smaller surrounding villages, Owen Sound offers that sweet spot of big-town amenities with a vibrant arts community.  Easy access to a ton of outdoor adventures and activities, as well a vibrant downtown with galleries, clothing shops, and home good stores you could spend all day popping in and out of; plus a number of unique and delicious restaurants that are a must-try!

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Location of Owen Sound

Located at the mouths of the Pottawatomi and Sydenham Rivers on an inlet of Georgian Bay; Owen Sound is a city of 21,000+ people.  Someone should consider living in Owen Sound due to its vibrant community, easy access to the many natural wonders of the Bruce Peninsula and convenient location near Georgian Bay.

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Gateway to Nature

Owen Sound is the gateway to the Bruce Peninsula with easy access to incredible nature reserves.

Remote Region

2.5 hours to Toronto via country roads that can be dicey in the winter – Owen Sound can feel remote.

Art Scene

Owen Sound has a unique art scene with galleries & theatre offering an outlet for artists and art lovers alike.

Harsh Winters

Owen Sound has particularly harsh winters and road closures are commonplace during snowstorms.

Historic Charm

Owen Sound’s downtown and surrounding neighbourhoods consists of gorgeous historic buildings.


Some people may find that the public transportation options in Owen Sound are limited, making it difficult to get around without a car.

Home Styles In Owen Sound

Owen Sound’s motto is literally ‘Where You Want to Live’… and they aren’t wrong.  With an incredible harbour front, historic downtown, healthcare at your fingertips with the Owen Sound Hospital, plus easy access to the Bruce Peninsula’s endless trails and beaches… maybe you’ll be saying ‘This is Where I Want to Live!”


Historic Homes

Owen Sound has a rich history reflected in its beautiful Century Homes – the subject of many Historic Walking Tours.  You’ll find many unique historic homes with turrets, wrap around porches, and other fabulous architectural details.


Single Family Homes

Owen Sound boasts a lot of lovely neighbourhoods with homes ranging in size and style from charming older homes to modern, newly constructed houses.


Townhouses & Condos

Owen Sound has many townhouses for those seeking a low-maintenance lifestyle and community amenities.


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Places of Interest

A meeting place in the east harbour of Owen Sound.  Food made entirely from scratch, produced with local ingredients, paired with the best our area has to offer in craft beer – plus a great patio!

Homemade Mexican food bursting with flavour – their restaurant and patio transport you to a sunny paradise… and so do the Margaritas!

An ever changing line up of theatre productions, live music and community events, Owen Sound’s ROXY brings the entertainment!

Harrison Park is my go-to for a full day of fun with the kids, with more than 40 hectares of streams, trails, gardens, playgrounds, campgrounds, forest and green space in the heart of Owen Sound.

Grey Roots Museum & Archives is a multi-faceted attraction that preserves and promotes the cultural and heritage traditions of Grey County. 

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