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An aerial view of downtown Port Perry, a small town in Ontario, Canada. A view from the east showing waterfront on Lake Scugog.

Scugog Community Guide

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Scugog Home Prices

The median home price is $ 947,000.
Closed sale prices range from $ 650,000 to $ 2,500,000 or more.

Scugog At A Glance

Average Sale Price - detached$ 1,172,349.
Median Sale Price$ 1,155,000.
Active Listings 92
Days on the Market 26
Sold 37

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ABOUT SCUGOG

Population (2021) 21,617
Density (pr. sq. km) 45.5
Average Age of Residents 45.8
Median Age of Residents 49.2
# of Households 7360
# of Households with Children 2690
Education 6170 College/University Degree
3735 Bachelor Degree or higher
Average Income of Residents (2020) $ 79,500
Median Income of Residents (2020) $ 70,000

Scugog Home Facts

The Region of Scugog consists of primarily single detached family homes. The average size of most homes is 3-4 bedrooms and 2 baths.

Age of Homes: 
Built before 1970:  2950
Built 1971 –  1990:   2830
Built 1991 – 2010:   2055
Built 2011 – 2021:     410

Since 2021 quite a number of new homes have been built and more are in the process of being built.  

Scugog Amenities & Attractions

Scugog is conveniently located just north of Oshawa and on the Shores of Lake Scugog. It is popular for the close commuting distance, small town charm, larger property sizes and rural homes and of course, Lake Scugog.  Port Perry has an enthusiastic population, active in the Community, with high participation in many events.

Blue Heron Casino attracts many visitors as do the small boutique shops and amazing restaurants in Port Perry’s downtown.

Many younger families have relocated here, looking for a safer, smaller town atmosphere to raise their families, while still maintaining their careers in the GTA area.

It’s a bustling area with many events and fun activities!

Arts & Culture

Scugog Arts – 175 B Queen St., Port Perry
Kent Farndale Gallery – 231 Water St., Port Perry
Town Hall Theatre – 302 Queen St., Port Perry
Scugog Shores Museum Village – 16210 Island Rd, Scugog
Theatre on the Ridge – 11811 Old Scugog Rd., Blackstock
Meta 4 Gallery – 200 Queen St., Port Perry
Town Hall 1873 – 302 Queen St., Port Perry

Events in Port Perry & Scugog

July 1st – Canada Day Celebrations – Palmer Park – 175 Water St. – parade, antique cars, music, artisans, Kids Zone, vendors, food
July 4th – Concert in the Park – 6:30pm – 7:30pm – Palmer Park – 175 Water St., Port Perry
July 6th – Summertime Shindig – Mini Festival at Two Blokes Cider – 21300 Simcoe St., Port Perry
July 6th – Port Perry Lakefront Farmers Market – 8am – 3pm – 121 Queen St.
July 10th – Concert in the Park – 6:30pm – 7:30pm – Palmer Park – 175 Water St., Port Perry
July 11th – Concert in the Park – 6:30pm – 7:30pm – Palmer Park – 175 Water St., Port Perry
July 11th – 20th – The Musical of Musicals – 7pm – 9pm – 16210 Island Rd
July 13th – Port Perry Lakefront Farmers Market – 8am – 3pm – 121 Queen St.
July 13th – The Django Djunkies – 12pm – 3pm – Applewood Farm & Winery – 2055 Saintfield Rd, Scugog
July 17th – Concert in the Park – 6:30pm – 7:30pm – Palmer Park – 175 Water St., Port Perry
July 18th – Concert in the Park – 6:30pm – 7:30pm – Palmer Park – 175 Water St., Port Perry
July 20th – Port Perry Lakefront Farmers Market – 8am – 3pm – 121 Queen St.
July 21st – Rambler Rama Northern Ramblers Car Show
July 21st – Museum Market Craft Show – 11am – 3pm – 16210 Island Rd
July 24th – Movie in the Park – 8:30 pm – Palmer Park – 175 Water St.
July 24th – Concert in the Park – 6:30pm – 7:30pm – Palmer Park – 175 Water St., Port Perry
July 25th – Concert in the Park – 6:30pm – 7:30pm – Palmer Park – 175 Water St., Port Perry
July 25th – 27th – The Musical of Musicals – 7pm – 9pm – 16210 Island Rd
July 27th –  Port Perry Lakefront Farmers Market – 8am – 3pm – 121 Queen St.
July 31st – Concert in the Park – 6:30pm – 7:30pm – Palmer Park – 175 Water St., Port Perry

*please note – not all events/dates available – list will be updated as events/dates are announced

Living in Scugog

There is something for everyone here – adult communities, family neighborhoods, waterfront properties, shopping, dining, boating, lawn bowling, pickle ball, rowing, soccer, tennis, lacrosse, softball, slo pitch, trails, painting, singing, theatre, gardening, exercise, community events, swimming, snowmobiling, fishing and so much more – almost every pursuit or interest a person might have exists here, with small town charm to elevate the experience.

Restaurants

Marwan’s Global Bistro – 187 Queen St.
Foundry Kitchen Bar – 56 Water St.
The Piano Inn & Cafe – 217 Queen St.
Old Flame Brewing Company – 135 Perry St.
Boathouse Grill – 250 Water St.
Bamboo Kitchen & Bar – 155 Queen St.
Ciao Bella – 150 Water St.
Jesters Court – 279 Queen St.
Saffron Eatery – 151 Queen St.
The Port Social – 189 Queen St.
Pickles & Olives Bistro – 110 Water St.
Haugen’s Chicken & Ribs – 13801 Hiway 7 & 12
Colonel Mustard’s Pub & Grill – 15 Water St.
Louie’s Cafe & Desserts – 94A Water St.
Hanks Pastries – 204 Queen St.

Shopping

Tribal Voices – 158 Queen St. 
Village Decor Shoppe – 154 Queen St.
The Wee Tartan Shop – 177 Queen St.
Luke’s for Home – 207 Queen St.
Books Galore – 175 Perry St.
The Nutty Chocolatier – 182 Queen St.
Port Perry’s Vintage Market – 1894 Scugog St. 
Brittany N Bros Shoe Store – 241 Queen St.
Modella Ladies Wear – 191 Queen St.
Brocks on Foot – 168 Queen St.
Eclectic Elements – 242 Queen St.
Lime Canary – 160 Queen St.
Plum Loco Clothing – 239 Queen St.
Adorn Fine Furnishings – 235 Queen St.
Port Olive Oil Co. – 118 Water St.
Kelly’s on Queen – 249 Queen St.
The Cove Collective – 239 Queen St. (back entrance)
Caviar & Cobwebs Antiques – 242 Queen St.
Willow Books – 239 Queen St.
Carreira Mens Wear – 227 Queen St.
Herrington’s Quality Butchers – 251 Queen St.
Redman’s Antique Barn – 15751 Island Rd.
Low’s Furniture – 199 Queen St.
Eduardo’s Fine Foods – 268 Queen St.
Panorama – 183 Queen St.
Brocks Department Store – 168 Queen St.
The Local Market – 52 Water St.
The Port Cheese Co. – 203 Queen St.
Pantry Shelf Bakery – 172 Water St.
Trading Post Quality Foods – 1920 Whitfield Rd.
Ocala Winery – 971 Highland Rd

Parks

Rotary Environmental Park – 1 Old Rail Trail, Port Perry
Reflection Park – 273 Queen St., Port Perry
Poplar Park – between 61 & 69 Ash St., Port Perry
Herbert A Bruce Park – west of Greenway Blvd., Port Perry
Baagwating Park – NE corner of Curtis & Water St., Port Perry
Apple Valley Park – between 9 & 11 Orchard Rd., Port Perry

Beaches

Kinsmen Beach – Palmer Park, Port Perry
Lake Scugog Beach Park – Caesarea
Cartwright Peach Park – Caesarea

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Beacon Marine – 3 Marina Drive, Caesarea
Goreski’s Landing – 225 Platten Blvd, Port Perry
Port Perry Marina – 215 Water St., Port Perry
Scugog Island Marina – 495 Carnegie Beach Rd, Scugog
Westshore Marina – 2175 Whitfield Rd, Scugog

Boat Launches

Port Perry Municipal Ramp – Old Rail Line, Port Perry
Goreski’s Lakeside Recreation – 225 Platten Blvd, Scugog
Caesarea Municipal Ramp – Pier St., Caesarea
Scugog Island Crown Land –  north end of Scugog Island

Conservation Areas

Palmer Park – 175 Water St., Port Perry – waterfront, splash pad, picnic area, walk to downtown
Crow’s Pass Conservation Area – top of Oak Ridges Moraine – 231 Middle March Rd -birdwatching, hiking
Nonquon Wildlife Area – 1710 Scugog Line 10 – 2800 acres of public land, trails, not maintained
Scugog Island Crown Land – camping, no facilities, carry in, carry out
Durham East Cross Forest Conservation Area – 4531 Boundary Rd., Nestleton Station –  horseback riding, birding, snowshoeing, skiing, snowmobiling, picnic, hiking
Beaver River Wetland Conservation Area – Black Junction – 555 Blackwater Rd – 1300 hectares between Cannington & Uxbridge – 34km groomed trails, hike, walk, horseback riding, sledding

Golf

Oak Ridge Golf Club – 35 Lauren Rd
Sandbaggerz – 1960 Scugog Line 4 – driving range, mini putt
Summerlea Golf Club – 10500 Russell Road
Sunnybrae Golf Club – 1430 King St., Prince Albert
Wolf Run Golf Club – 51 Golf Course Rd., Janetville

Arenas, Community Centres & Sports

Scugog Community Recreation Centre – 1655 Reach St., Port Perry – ball diamonds, skateboard park
Blackstock Recreation Centre
Birdseye Pool – 254 Water St., Port Perry – heated, outdoor pool, lap & leisure pool – June to August
Scugog Verulam Community Centre
Scugog Fields – 16700 Old Simcoe Rd – soccer, football
Perry Glen Park – between 88 & 90 Chester Crescent, Port Perry – ball diamonds|
Seagrave Park – ball diamonds
Cartwright Sports Fields – ball diamonds, soccer
Ianson Park – ball diamond

Trails

Port Perry Waterfront Trail – 5km – from Highway 7, along waterfront to Scugog Line 8
Canterbury Common Loop Trail – 2.4 km
Rotary Environmental Park Trail – 1.5 km, starts at Rowing Clubhouse
Birdseye Nature Walk – 1 km between Marina & Library
Millenium Trail – 1.5 km – Palmer Park to Water St.
Victorian Village Loop – 1 km – off of Union St to Ash St
Dr Bruce Park Loop – 2 km – enter at Oddfellows Hall
Crow’s Pass – 3 km
Durham East Cross Forest Rail – 7 km – 4560 Dewitt’s Rd 

Public Schools - Elementary

R. H. Cornish Public School
S. A. Cawler Public School
Prince Albert Public School
Cartwright Central Public School
Greenbank Public School

Catholic Schools - Elementary

Good Shepherd Catholic Elementary School

Secondary Schools - Public

Port Perry Secondary School

Secondary Schools - Catholic

Bussed out of area

Schools - Other

Dogwood Forest – 620 Scugog Line 4
Scugog Nature School – 19400 St. Christopher Beach, Nestleton

Library

Scugog Memorial Public Library – 231 Water St., Port Perry

Medical

Lakeridge Health Port Perry Hospital – 451 Paxton St., Port Perry

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