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Selwyn Home Prices

The median home price is $ 849,900.00
Closed sale prices range from $ 550,000 to $ 2,500,000 or more.

Selwyn At A Glance

Average Sale Price - detached$ 815,037.
Median Sale Price$ 827,500.
Active Listings 89
Days on the Market 20
Sold 24

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ABOUT SELWYN

Centrally located in the County of Peterborough, one hour north of the GTA, our community is surrounded by water on three sides and borders the City of Peterborough and the City of Kawartha Lakes.

The area includes the Hamlet of Bridgenorth, Ennismore, Lakefield, Curve Lake, Young’s Point and other smaller towns and hamlets.

Bridgenorth is situated on Chemong Lake with a small residential community surrounded by a rural landscape and many cottages.
Ennismore is mainly rural and surrounded by Chemong Lake,  Buckhorn Lake and Pigeon Lake.
Lakefield is a small residential community located on the Otonabee River, part of the Trent Severn Waterway. It has a number of historic homes and heritage sites and many of the amenities found in the city.
Young’s Point is on the Trent Severn Waterway and Lock 27. This area is popular with nearly residents for fishing and swimming and has some great marinas, shopping and restaurants.

Whether you are visiting the area to enjoy our many attractions, festivals and special events, our beautiful lakes and rivers, beach and parks, or the hospitality of our local people and businesses, you’ll find that Selwyn has so much to offer.

The Township of Selwyn has close to one third of all the households in the County of Peterborough and about a third of the workforce. This area is attractive for affordable homes, including waterfront as well as country properties and subdivisions that are excellent for young families.

Selwyn is a vibrant area with a multitude of activities available due to the fantastic community spirit and large number of clubs, community groups and organizations.

Population (2021) 618,653
Density (pr. sq. km) 59
Average Age of Residents 47.2
Median Age of Residents 52.8
# of Households 7483
# of Households with Children 4190
Education 4895 College/University Degree
1935 Bachelor Degree or higher
Average Income of Residents (2020) $ 67,500
Median Income of Residents (2020) $ 68,800

Selwyn Home Facts

The Region of Selwyn consists of primarily single detached family homes. The average size of most homes is 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths.

Age of Homes: 
Built before 1960:   1,300
Built 1961 –  1980:    1,895
Built 1981 – 2000:    1,945
Built 2001 – 2021:    1,420

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

Selwyn Amenities & Attractions

he Selwyn Township is synonomous with exceptional quality of life and active lifestyles. Local attractions and events have created a vibrant community, rich in spirit and generosity for both residents and tourists. Thousands of people visit here every year to experience the culture, heritage, festivals, shopping, restaurants, art galleries, entertainment and more.

Enthusiasts visit to pursue recreational activities like snowmobiling, cross country skiing, boating, golfing, fishing, camping, nature trails, parts and swimming in our beautiful Lakes.

Arts & Culture

Ennismore Heritage Artspace Centre
Rotter Gallery – 14 Queens St., Lakefield
The English Potter – 15 Burnham St., Lakefield
Ecco Art Gallery Studios – 46 Queen St., Lakefield
Selwyn Glassworks – 2034 Selwyn Rd., Lakefield
Whetung Ojibwa Centre – 875 Mississauga St., Curve Lake
Curve Lake Cultural Centre – 1024 Mississauga St., Curve Lake

Events in Peterborough County

June 29th – July 7th – Family Fishing Week
June 30th – Lakefield Farmers Market – 9am-4pm – 25 William St. Lakefield
June 30th –  Millbrook Farmers Market  – 10am -1pm –  47 Tupper St.
July 1st – Canada Day Parade Peterboro – 10am – City Hall – 500 George St N. – facepainting, bicycle contest, cake, parade ends at Del Crary Park.
July 1st – Canada Day Celebrations Peterborough – multiple locations – Del Crary Park – 100 George St. N.
July 1st – Canada Day Parade – 2:30pm – County Rd. 4 & 4th Line – Douro
July 1st – Music Fest -Road Apples -Tribute to Tragically Hip-8pm-Del Crary Park – 100 George St. N.
July 1st – 20th – Onion Skins & Peach Fuzz – The Farmerettes – Winslow Farm – 4th Line Theatre – 779 Zion Line
July 2nd – 5th – Paddle Camp – Level 1 – Canadian Canoe Museum  – 2077 Ashburnham Dr.
July 2nd – 5th – 22nd Annual Girls With Game Basketball Camp – Peterborough
July 3rd – Peterborough Downtown Farmers Market – 8am – 1pm – Quaker Foods City Square – 215 Charlotte St.
July 3rd  – Open Mic Night – 5pm-8pm – 100 Acre Brewing – 390 Ashburnham Drive, Peterborough
July 3rd – Lion’s Cruise Nights –5pm-8pm – 105 Water St. – classic cars, motorcycles, music, BBQ, prizes
July 3rd – Peterborough MusicFest –Aysanabee w/special guest Cale Crowe-8 pm-Del Crary Park–100 George St. N. 
July 4th – Cobourg Kodiaks vs Peterborough Lakers – 8pm – Memorial Centre – 151 Lansdowne St. W.
July 4th – Cruise Night Fundraiser featuring Pop Machine –  4pm – 8pm – Craftworks at the Barn – 124 Lindsay Rd, Selwyn
July 4th – Weathering & Waiting Show – 8:30 pm – Canadian Canoe Museum  – 2077 Ashburnham Dr.
July 4th – Lakefield Farmers Market – 9am – 1pm – Lakefield Arena – 20 Concession St.
July 4th – Live Music – Kevin Foster  – 5pm-8pm – 100 Acre Brewing – 390 Ashburnham Drive, Peterborough
July 5th – Keene Farmers Market – 2pm-6pm – Lions Club – 1137 Heritage Line, Keene
July 5th – Salsa Party – Dancing & Tacos – 5pm-10pm – Rolling Grape Vineyard – 260 County Rd 2 Bailieboro
July 5th – Festival Fridays at the Winslow Farm – 4th Line Theatre – 779 Zion Line, Millbrook
July 5th –  Kawartha Downs Harness Racing – 7pm – Kawartha Downs – 1382 County Rd 28, Fraserville
July 6th – Peterborough Farmer’s Market – 7am – 1pm – Morrow Building – 171 Lansdowne St. W.
July 6th – Peterborough Downtown Farmers Market – 8am – 1pm – Quaker Foods City Square – 215 Charlotte St.
July 6th – Peterborough MusicFest–Tim Baker & the Great Lake Swimmers -8pm-Del Crary Park–100 George St. N.
July 6th – Kawartha Downs Demolition Derby – 6:30 pm – 1328 County Rd 28, Fraserville
July 6th – Peterborough Speedway Races – 1710 Mount Pleasant Rd, Mount Pleasant
July 7th – Family Sunday at the Art Gallery of Peterborough 1-4 – 250 Crescent St. – Peterborough
July 8th – 12th – Paddle Camp – Level 1 & 2  – Canadian Canoe Museum  – 2077 Ashburnham Dr.
July 10th – Peterborough Downtown Farmers Market – 8am – 1pm – Quaker Foods City Square – 215 Charlotte St.
July 10th – Lion’s Cruise Nights –5pm-8pm – 105 Water St. – classic cars, motorcycles, music, BBQ, prizes
July 10th – Lakefield Farmers Market – 9am – 1pm – Lakefield Arena – 20 Concession St.
July 10th – Peterborough MusicFest – TBA – 8 pm – Del Crary Park – 100 George St. N.
July 11th – Brampton Excelsiors vs Peterborough Lakers – 8pm – Memorial Centre – 151 Lansdowne St. W.
July 11th – Live Music – Brad Renaud – 5pm-8pm – 100 Acre Brewing – 390 Ashburnham Drive, Peterborough
July 11th – Cruise Night Fundraiser featuring Stephanie Dauncey –  4pm – 8pm – Craftworks at the Barn – 124 Lindsay Rd, Selwyn
July 11th – Carve a Canoe Paddle – 9am –  – Canadian Canoe Museum  – 2077 Ashburnham Dr.
July 12th – Keene Farmers Market – 2pm-6pm – Lions Club – 1137 Heritage Line
July 12th – Festival Fridays at the Winslow Farm – 4th Line Theatre – 779 Zion Line
July 12th –  Kawartha Downs Harness Racing – 7pm – Kawartha Downs – 1382 County Rd 28, Fraserville
July 12th – 14th – Rotary Ribfest – Millenium Park – 130 King St., Peterborough
July 13th – The 2nd Annual Lions Club Golf Tournament – 8am – 3pm – Liftlock Golf – 2320 Ashburnham St.
July 13th – Lakefield Jazz, Art & Craft Festival –10am – 10pm – Isabel Morris Park, Lakefield
July 13th – Sip n Shop Artisan Market – Rolling Grape Vineyard – 260 County Rd 2 Bailieboro
July 13th – Peterborough Farmer’s Market – 7am – 1pm – Morrow Building – 171 Lansdowne St. W.
July 13th – Peterborough Downtown Farmers Market – 8am – 1pm – Quaker Foods City Square – 215 Charlotte St.
July 13th – Agricultural Day – Kawartha Downs – 1382 County Rd 28, Fraserville
July 13th – Peterborough Speedway Races – 1710 Mount Pleasant Rd, Mount Pleasant
July 13th – Peterborough Music Fest – I Mother Earth – 8 pm – Del Crary Park – 100 George St. N.
July 14th – Millbrook Farmers Market  – 47 Tupper St.
July 14th – Lakefield Farmers Market – 9am-4pm – 25 William St. Lakefield
July 14th – The 27th Annual Transportation Day Car & Motorcycle Show –Lang Pioneer Village –104 Lang Rd.
July 14th – Sip n Shop Artisan Market – Rolling Grape Vineyard – 260 County Rd 2 Bailieboro
July 15th &19th-Kawartha Highlands 5 Day Canoe Adventure(12-16 yr olds) – 9am – Canadian Canoe Museum-2077 Ashburnham Dr.
July 17th – Peterborough Downtown Farmers Market – 8am – 1pm – Quaker Foods City Square – 215 Charlotte St.
July 17th – Lion’s Cruise Nights –5pm-8pm – 105 Water St. – classic cars, motorcycles, music, BBQ, prizes
July 17th – Peterborough Music Fest – Metric – 8pm – Del Crary Park – 100 George St. N., Peterborough
July 17th – Rice Lake Arts Jazz Quintet – Rice Lake Arts – 855 Second Line, Bailieboro
July 18th – Lakefield Farmers Market – 9am – 1pm – Lakefield Arena – 20 Concession St.
July 18th – Afternoon Tea – 2pm-3pm – Rolling Grape Vineyard – 260 County Rd 2 Bailieboro
July 18th – Live Music – The Griddle Pickers – 5pm-8pm – 100 Acre Brewing – 390 Ashburnham Drive, Peterborough
July 18th – Country Concert at Farmhill Weddings – 6pm – 11pm – 2709 Dillon Rd, Keene
July 18th – Cruise Night Fundraiser featuring The Gunslingers – 4pm – 8pm – Craftworks at the Barn – 124 Lindsay Rd, Selwyn
July 18th – Cooking over a Fire with Chef Amanda – 8:30 pm – Canadian Canoe Museum  – 2077 Ashburnham Dr.
July 19th – Keene Farmers Market – 2pm-6pm – Lions Club – 1137 Heritage Line
July 19th & 20th – Lakefield Literary Festival – Lakefield College School
July 19th – Festival Fridays at the Winslow Farm – 4th Line Theatre – 779 Zion Line
July 19th –  Kawartha Downs Harness Racing – 7pm – Kawartha Downs – 1382 County Rd 28, Fraserville
July 20th – The 32nd Giant Indoor Flea Market – 8:30am – 2pm – Apsley Lions Club – 340 McFadden Rd, Apsley
July 20th – Peterborough Farmer’s Market – 7am – 1pm – Morrow Building – 171 Lansdowne St. W.
July 20th – Peterborough Downtown Farmers Market – 8am – 1pm – Quaker Foods City Square – 215 Charlotte St.
July 20th – Monster Truck Show – 1pm & 5pm – Kawartha Downs – 1382 County Rd 28, Fraserville
July 20th – Peterborough Speedway Races – 1710 Mount Pleasant Rd, Mount Pleasant
July 20th – Live Music – Jessie Slack – 4pm-8pm – 100 Acre Brewing – 390 Ashburnham Drive, Peterborough
July 20th – Peterborough Music Fest – Beau Dixon Band – 8 pm – Del Crary Park – 100 George St. N.
July 20th – Monster Madness Tour Evening Show – 6:30pm – Kawartha Downs – 1382 County Rd 28, Fraserville
July 20th – Lock & Paddle Race – 8am-5pm – Peterborough Liftlock – 353 Hunter St E.
July 20th & 21st – Made by Me Market – Silver Bean Cafe – 10am-3:30 pm – 130 King St., Peterborough
July 20th & 21st – Ennismore Shamrock Festival & Tractor Pull – 553 Ennis Rd., Ennismore
July 21st – Lakefield Farmers Market – 9am-4pm – 25 William St. Lakefield
July 22nd – 26th-Kawartha Highlands 5 Day Canoe Adventure -9am-Canadian Canoe Museum-2077 Ashburnham Dr.
July 24th – Peterborough Downtown Farmers Market – 8am – 1pm – Quaker Foods City Square – 215 Charlotte St.
July 24th – Lion’s Cruise Nights –5pm-8pm – 105 Water St. – classic cars, motorcycles, music, BBQ, prizes
July 24th – Peterborough Music Fest – Reve – 8 pm – Del Crary Park – 100 George St. N.
July 25th – Cruise Night Fundraiser featuring Knightshift – 4pm – 8pm – Craftworks at the Barn – 124 Lindsay Rd., Selwyn
July 25th – Lakefield Farmers Market – 9am-1pm – Lakefield Arena – 20 Concession St.
July 26th – Keene Farmers Market – 2pm-6pm – Lions Club – 1137 Heritage Line
July 26th – Festival Fridays at the Winslow Farm – 4th Line Theatre – 779 Zion Line
July 26th –  Kawartha Downs Harness Racing – 7pm – Kawartha Downs – 1382 County Rd 28, Fraserville
July 27th – Peterborough Speedway Races – 1710 Mount Pleasant Rd, Mount Pleasant
July 27th – Peterborough Farmer’s Market – 7am – 1pm – Morrow Building – 171 Lansdowne St. W.
July 27th – Peterborough Downtown Farmers Market – 8am – 1pm – Quaker Foods City Square – 215 Charlotte St.
July 27th – Peterborough Music Fest – TBA – 8 pm – Del Crary Park – 100 George St. N.
July 28th – Millbrook Farmers Market  – 10am -1pm –  47 Tupper St.
July 28th – Lakefield Farmers Market – 9am-4pm – 25 William St. Lakefield
July 30th – Aug 24th – Jim Watts – Girl Reporter – The Winslow Farm – 4th Line Theatre – 779 Zion Line
July 31st – Lion’s Cruise Nights –5pm-8pm – 105 Water St. – classic cars, motorcycles, music, BBQ, prizes
July 31st – Peterborough Downtown Farmers Market – 8am – 1pm – Quaker Foods City Square – 215 Charlotte St.
July 31st- The Weber Brothers – Rice Lake Arts – 855 Second Line, Bailieboro
July 31st – Peterborough Music Fest – Down with Webster – 8pm – Del Crary Park – 100 George St. N.

Restaurants

The Loon – 150 Queen St., Lakefield
Jack’s Restaurant – 1 Strickland St., Lakefield
Lakefield Restaurant – 107 Queen St. 
Shakers Diner – 98 Queen St., Lakefield
The Nutty Bean Cafe – 33 Queen St., Lakefield
Cassis Bistro – 27 Queen St., Lakefield
Canoe & Paddle – 18 Bridge St., Lakefield
Stuff’d Ice Cream, Bakery & Cafe – 18 Bridge St., Lakefield
Selwyn Corner Restaurant – 2054 Buckhorn Rd., Lakefield
Lock 27 Tap & Grill – 2824 River Ave., Young’s Point
Young’s Point Diner & Pizzeria – 403 S Beach Rd., Lakefield
Chemong Lodge – 764 Hunter St., Bridgenorth
Pizza Villa & Pasta House – 846 Ward St., Bridgenorth
Rallis Burger – 888 Ward St., Bridgenorth
Fresh Boost – 892 Ward St., Bridgenorth
Sippin Dip Restaurant Bakery – 1500 Yankee Line, Ennismore
Jesse’s Tap’n Grill – 583 Robinson Rd., Ennismore

Shopping

 Food
Lakefield Pantry – 44 Queen St., Lakefield
The Cheesy Fromage – Queen St., Lakefield
Bridgenorth Deli – 871 Ward St. 
Lakefield Bakery on Queen – 127 Queen St., Lakefield
Enticing Cakes – 18 Queen St., Lakefield
Flannigan’s Butcher Shop – 102 Queen St., Lakefield
The Market Gourmet Grocery – 112 Queen St., Lakefield

Clothing, Gifts & Misc

Style Boutique – 827 Ward St. Bridgenorth
Garden Style – 822 Ward St., Bridgenorth
Woodsmiths Furniture Store – 420 Robinson Rd., Ennismore
Metamorphus Fashions – 470 Robinson Rd., Ennismore
Sullivan’s General Store- 476 Ennis Rd., Ennismore
The Cozy Home – 29 Queen St., Lakefield
Sunblockers – 23 Queen St., Lakefield
The Classy Closet by Sue – 18 Queen St., Lakefield
Trinkets & Treasures – 44 Queen St., Lakefield
Happenstance Books & Yarns – 44 Queen St., Lakefield
Stuff Store- 49 Queen St., Lakefield
The Refillery on Queen Home Goods Store – 58 Queen St., Lakefield
Tragically Hipp Fashion – 60 Queen St., Lakefield
Stony Lake Furniture – 1 Stanley St., Lakefield
Cottage Toys – 37 Concession St., Lakefield
Tompkins Jewellers – 112 Queen St., Lakefield
Lakefield Station Bookshop – 7 Stanley St., Lakefield
Griffins Greenhouses – 3026 Lakefield Rd., Selwyn
Craftworks at the Barn – 124 Lindsay Rd., Selwyn

 Farm to Table
McLean Berry Farm – 2191 16th Line of Smith, Lakefield
South Cross House – Honey Farm – 734 Tara Rd., Ennismore
Selwyn Garlic Farm – 1060 Centre Line, Selwyn
Cattail Country Farm – 1690 – 7th Line, Selwyn
Merrylynd Organic Farm – 3010 County Rd 28, Lakefield
Fawcett Farm – 2261 County Rd 6, Lakefield
Summer Roads Farm – 1922 Selwyn Rd, Lakefield (seasonal)

Parks

Cenotaph Park Lakefield – Bridge & Water St. – picnic tables, bicycle repair station, info kiosk, water refill

Chemong Park – 772 Hatton Ave., Bridgenorth – 9 acres, walking trail, gardens, scenic vistas

Isabel Morris Park Lakefield – Skateboard Park, half pipe, 4 quarter pipes and rails

Ennismore Waterfront Park – 1053 Ennis Rd, Ennismore

Burritt Mann Memorial Park – 2048 Mud Rd., Selwyn – picnic area, playground

Paul J English Chemong Lions Park – Bridgenorth – Frisbee Fields, ball diamonds with bleachers and lights, soccer nets, playground, picnic area, green space, walking trail

Beaches

Ennismore Waterfront Park & Beach – 1053 Ennis Rd – 50 acres, picnic area, pavilion, playground, walking trail

Jones Beach – Bridgenorth – pier, picnic area

Paul J English Chemong Lions Park – 710 Red Pine Line, Bridgenorth – picnic area

Burritt Mann Memorial Park – 2048 Mud Rd., Selwyn – picnic area, greenspace, playground

Selwyn Beach Conservation Area – 2251 Birch Island Rd., Lakefield – 71 acres, boat lunch

Lakefield Beach & Playground

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Gannon Narrows Marina – 1800 Tara Rd., Ennismore
Chemong Shores Marina – 894 Garthorne Ave., Bridgenorth
Reach Harbour Marina – 2360 Armstrong Lane E., Lakefield
Beachwood Resort – 3043 Beachwood Dr., Lakefield
Kawartha Park Marine – 2545 Hiawatha Lane, Lakefield
Young’s Point Marina – 2121 Nathaway Dr., Young’s Point
Emerald Isle Marina – 1250 Emeral Isle Rd., Ennismore
Great Outdoor Landing & Marina – 888 Garthorne Rd., Bridgenorth
Toth Marina – 44 Water St., Lakefield

Boat Launches

43 Water St., Lakefield
1488 Yankee Line, Ennismore
1112 Kelly Blvd., Bridgenorth
Selwyn Public Boat Ramp – 2251 Birch Island Rd., Lakefield

Conservation Areas

Selwyn Beach Conservation Area –  2251 Birch Island Rd., Lakefield – 71 acres, trails

Golf

Quarry Golf Club – 447 Tara Rd., Ennismore
Katchiwano Golf Club – 1730 Young’s Point Rd., Lakefield
Tamarac Golf & Country Club – 155 Ennis Rd., Ennismore

Arenas, Community Centres & Sports

Ennismore Community Centre – 553 Ennis Rd. – ice pad, auditorium, banquet facility

Ennismore Curling Club – 555 Ennis Rd. – ice, lounge, kitchen

Bridgenorth Community Hall – 836 Charles St. – patio, kitchen

Lakefield Curling Club – 12 Nicholls St.

Lakefield-Smith Community Centre – 20 Concession St. – ice pad, banquet room

Paul J English Park- 710 Red Pine Lane, Bridgenorth – ball diamonds, soccer fields, frisbee fields, bleachers, lights

Robert E. Young Sports Park – 553 Ennis Rd., Ennismore – hardball, softball, soccer fields, tennis/pickle ball courts, basketball, playground, picnic area, exercise equipment, walking trail, water refill

Douglas Sports Centre/Ball Diamond – 2 Hague Blvd., Lakefield – ball diamond, tennis/pickle ball, basketball, greenspace

Trails

Ennismore Heritage Trail
Lakefield Trail – 5 km
Miller Creek Wildlife Trail – 1.5 km 

Selwyn Beach Conservation Area Trail – 71 acres – on northeast shore of Chemong Lake

Andrew Trail – connecting Eastwood Road & Andrew Ave

B.E.L. – Rotary Bridgenorth Trail – unopened road allowance between Brumwell St. & 5th Line of Smith – Bridgenorth

Public Schools - Elementary

Chemong Public School – Bridgenorth
Lakefield District Public School – Lakefield

Catholic Schools - Elementary

St. Martin Catholic Elementary School, Ennismore
St. Paul Catholic Elementary School, Lakefield

Secondary Schools - Public

bussed

Secondary Schools - Catholic

Bussed 

Schools - Other

Lakefield College School (LCS) – boarding and day school
Curve Lake First Nation School – Curve Lake

Library

Bridgenorth Public Library
Ennismore Public Library
Lakefield Public Library

Medical

Chemong Medical Centre – 765 Ward St., Bridgenorth
Extendicare Lakefield – 24 Fraser St. Lakefield
Morton Medical Centre – 150 Strickland St., Lakefield

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