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Blue Shores Homes for sale in Collingwood

Blue Shores Collingwood

Blue Shores is a real estate development that is situated on the shores of Georgian Bay at the edge of Collingwood. It was developed by the Kaitlin Group 2004-2016 and contains more than 200 homes. All homes are constructed with stunning architecture that continues to attract many home buyers. 

The attractive part of Blue Shores to many, is that it’s an adult lifestyle neighbourhood, catering to mature people. It is a quiet, friendly neighbourhood, on the outskirts of town but still within walking distance of downtown. The homes are bungalows & bungalow lofts, with main floor masters, built with wheelchair accessibility in mind, so they are all one-level living, with little or no entry stairs.

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Blue Shores Waterfront Community

Located in the east end of Collingwood, it is close to the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital as well as the trail system leading to Sunset Point Park and beyond to Meaford. The common elements, roads, and facilities are under condominium ownership, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a low-maintenance lifestyle while still enjoying a range of recreational activities. The community is situated in a picturesque waterfront setting, offering residents stunning views of Georgian Bay and providing access to a private marina, docks, tennis courts, and a clubhouse known as The Shore Club.

Blue Shores Waterfront Community

 

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The houses have full basements both finished and unfinished for extra living space. All have garages and nice-sized lots. The homes are single-family freehold, but the neighbourhood has condominium common elements. The grass and snow are taken care of by the condo corp, there is a Recreation Facility with both an indoor & outdoor pool and hot tub, social room, library, workout room, games room and outdoor kids playground.

There are tennis courts out on a peninsula, walking trails and a full protected marina with deep channel and boat launch into Georgian Bay. The social community is also very vibrant and active at Blue Shores, with daily activities, from aquafit to pickleball and card nights, to social hours, and Christmas parties. This could be like living at a resort.

The homes are craftsman style with tall hipped roofs, single and double garages, wood siding and are landscaped. They have from 2-4 bedrooms above grade, 2+ bathrooms, open concept layouts, with eat-in kitchens, some with additional separate dining room, main floor master and ensuite. There are homes that are backing onto tree lines and others with views to the lake.

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What is the average cost of a home in Blue Shores?

Blue Shores Non-Waterfront*YearNumber of SalesCombined Days on Market AverageList Price AverageSale Price AverageSale/List Price AverageNumber of New ListingsNumber of SalesList to Sale Ratio
20191191$716,233$704,81896.90%18110.61
20201028$822,467$803,01598.30%12100.83
20211613$909,744$950,44499.70%18160.89
2022133$1,138,335$995,37599.70%1010.10
20231144$1,153,527$1,092,40995.90%11111.00
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Blue Shores Waterfront*YearNumber of SalesCombined Days on Market AverageList Price AverageSale Price AverageSale/List Price AverageNumber of New ListingsNumber of SalesList to Sale Ratio
2019262$1,137,500$1,077,50095.10%221.00
2020147$1,500,000$1,425,00095.00%111.00
20210000.00
2022152$1,399,000$1,365,00097.60%111.00
20230$2,130,750  200.00
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Blue Shores Condo Fees

The monthly condo fees at Blue Shores Waterfront Community in Collingwood, Ontario, range from $340 to $440. 

Blue Shores condo fees

These fees cover a variety of services and amenities, including the maintenance of common elements, roads, and facilities, as well as access to the community’s extensive recreational facilities. 

Additionally, the condo fee includes services such as snow removal to the residents’ front doorsteps, landscaping, which encompasses grass cutting, weeding, tree and shrub trimming, and garbage removal. Furthermore, the fee provides owner access to the private Shore Club, a community clubhouse with both indoor and outdoor saltwater pools, an indoor hot tub, a large patio overlooking Georgian Bay, a library, meeting rooms, a gym, games room, pool table, children’s playground, and waterfront tennis courts. The Shore Club is staffed with a wide variety of events and fitness programs, making it a central hub for social and recreational activities within the community.

The maintenance fees at Blue Shores are designed to provide residents with a low-maintenance lifestyle while still enjoying a wide range of amenities and services. These fees contribute to the upkeep of the community’s shared spaces and facilities, ensuring that residents can fully enjoy the benefits of waterfront living in Collingwood. The combination of these services and amenities, along with the picturesque location and well-designed homes, makes Blue Shores an attractive option for those seeking a vibrant waterfront lifestyle in Collingwood, Ontario.

Blue Shores Amenities 

Residents at Blue Shores have access to an array of on-site amenities, including a private marina, docks, tennis courts, outdoor seasonal pool, indoor pool, whirlpool spa, fitness center, social and games rooms, and social programs. The Shore Club, a community clubhouse, provides additional facilities such as a large library, meeting rooms, and a staffed reception. The community is designed to offer a maintenance-free lifestyle, with the common elements, roads, and facilities under condominium ownership, making it an attractive option for those seeking little maintenance while still enjoying a range of recreational activities

Blue Shores Amenities

The homes at Blue Shores are characterized by their open-concept floor plans, quality interior appointments, and architectural details such as outside porches, patios/de
cks, and large windows, offering residents a sense of being part of the environment. The community is also in close proximity to area ski hills, providing residents with easy access to additional recreational

 opportunities. With a range of 2-4 bedrooms, homes at Blue Shores are between 1350-2800 square feet in size, catering to various li

festyle needs. The community’s amenities, combined with its pi

cturesque location and well-designed homes, make it an attractive option for those looking for a waterfront lifestyle in Collingwood, Ontario.

 

Blue Shores Clubhouse

 The clubhouse at Blue Shores Waterfront Community in Collingwood, Ontario, offers a wide range of amenities for residents of all ages. This private facility provides access to both indoor and outdoor pools, a state-of-the-art gym, games room, and a large library, allowing residents to stay active and engaged regardless of the season. The clubhouse also features a staffed reception, ensuring a welcoming environment for both residents and their guests. Additionally, the community clubhouse hosts a variety of social programs and events, fostering a strong sense of community and providing ample opportunities for socializing and recreation.

Blue Shores Clubhouse

Blue Shores Marina

One of the biggest amenities that sets Blue Shores apart from many other waterfront communities is the marina. The marina is for the private use of the Blue Shores homeowners, each slip is privately owned.  It also conveniently has a boat ramp and a deep water channel for access. It is protected from the wind and waves of Georgian Bay by the peninsula on which the tennis courts sit.

Blue Shores marina

Waterfront house for sale in Blue Shores Collingwood

There are a handful of waterfront homes that have private docks and spectacular views of Georgian Bay. Prices start in the mid $800s for non waterfront 1000sq/ft 2 bedroom homes and go up from there. Just 2 min to the hospital, close to restaurants, shopping, downtown, medical services, and many amenities. 

Blue Shores waterfront house

Collingwood is known for the out

door lifestyle, with trails right outside your doorstep, beautiful Georgian Bay for boating, swimming, fishing etc, Blue Mountain is a 10 min drive for hiking, skiing, biking, dining and more.

If you are c

onsidering moving to Collingwood, or just would like the benefit of a detached home with your own property but without the outdoor maintenance, as well as the bonus of facilities and activities provided with a condo, this is a great option. Call us today to see what is available in Blue Shores!

For more information on Blue Shores Condos in Collingwood contact us at 705-331-3341.

Blue Shores Collingwood Map

78 Waterfront Cir, Collingwood, ON L9Y 4Z2

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Wikipedia (n.d.) “Collingwood, Ontario. Wikipedia” Retrieved from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collingwood,_Ontario
Active Adult Living (n.d.) “Blue Shores, Collingwood ON 55+ Retirement Communities” Retrieved from: https://activeadultliving.com/Canada/ON/ontario/waterfront-communities/collingwood/L9Y-4Z2/blue-shores

* Note: All MLS® sales data in this report comes from the Lakelands Association of REALTORS® and refers specifically to residential sales as of January 31, 2024. While deemed to be reliable, Jill Does REALTOR®, My Real Estate Team & Royal LePage Locations North assume no responsibility for errors and omissions.