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Located on the southern shores of Georgian Bay, Collingwood, Ontario, is a destination appealing to those who value the unique with breathtaking surroundings and natural attractions. Blue Mountain, the headland of the Niagara Escarpment, is a short 10 minute drive from Collingwood and at its base you will find the world renown Blue Mountain Village with everything one would expect to surround a world class four season resort. Just 130 km outside of Toronto, Collingwood offers a delightfully social lifestyle where uniting extraordinary homes with extraordinary lives is a way of life. With a population of 19,500 and growing, this inviting town provides a unique heritage, strong local community spirit, and grandeur collection of intriguing Victorian homes. Only a short distance drive to the ever so popular Wasaga Beach, which is the longest fresh water beach in the world, Collingwood is the perfect place to settle. Between Meaford and Collingwood, there are over 7,500 acres of apple trees, more than half located in and around the tiny towns of Thornbury and Clarksburg. Surrounded by rich agricultural land and strong farming communities, Collingwood is an inviting town that embodies active living and community spirit. Located in the heart of Ontario’s finest four-season destination area, Collingwood is easy to reach and offers an amalgamation of heritage and history with an old time enduring charm sure to make any person feel at home. Collingwood: where you can ‘live, work and play’!