Led by Timothy Rogers, a Quaker from Vermont; a group of families decided to settle in King Township in 1801. They created approximately 40 farms and constructed the area’s first gristmills and sawmills. The township expanded its territory in 1851 by annexing the Holland Marsh from West Gwillimbury, which greatly increased the value of their farming community. The town attracted even more settlers and businesses when the King Train Station was built in 1853. King City’s original Hogan's Inn and Crawford Wells General Store are historic landmarks that are still open for business. You have got to check them out for yourself!
King has seen a major boom in real estate. Home prices have been increasing by double digits for the past five years and are expected to continue this way for the foreseeable future. There are many new subdivisions starting to fill in the farmland that King is known for, however, that doesn’t mean that the farmland is completely disappearing; the town ensures that green space is a key consideration in all of their planning. King is only 30 minutes north of the City of Toronto and 45 minutes to cottage country. It is no surprise that this area has seen such a boom as of late. The renewed vision of King Road as the town’s main street has revitalized the entire area. The future will see many new home projects and condominiums being built to accommodate the ever-growing population. If you are interested in information about the real estate market in King, Contact Joshua Campbell.
It’s such an incredibly scenic drive travelling through King Township. As the largest geographic community in York Region, King City is surrounded by rolling hills, lush forests, sprawling farms and equestrian ranches. The breathtaking views are like something you would see in a photograph or movie and the conservation parks keep inviting you back to explore the hiking trails and the wildlife that capture the attention of all who visit. King Township is a blend of farming communities, equestrian ranches, entrepreneurial businesses and boutique corporations that make the King their home.
King City can keep you and your family active every day of the week with horseback riding, figure skating, soccer, bicycling, baseball, hockey, badminton and golf. Local clubs host community events and social activities through the Lions Club, Kingcrafts, King City 39ers Seniors Club, Nobleton and King City Horticultural Society. King City is an excellent location for conferences, meetings and social events and can be held at Eaton Hall, The Kingbridge Centre or the YMCA’s Cedar Glen Conference Centre.
Since the early days of the township, farming has played a major role in the growth of King. By annexing the Holland Marsh, the township soon became known as Ontario’s Salad Bowl. Supplying produce to surrounding communities and securing its role as one of Canada’s major food exporters. The township’s rich soil has created spectacular conservation parks, orchards and trails ready for you to take a break from your everyday routine. Get out and explore trails and wildlife at either the Thornton Bale Conservation Area or Cold Creek Conservation Area. When the time is ripe, challenge family and friends to pick their own fruit at Pine Farms Orchard or Country Apple Orchard Farm.
Hogan’s Inn is the place to wine and dine that special someone, celebrate a family milestone or entertain business clients. If something sweet is what you crave, King bakeries and coffee shops will come to the rescue. Browse the unique boutiques in town to find that one-of-a-kind gift or shop for fresh produce and groceries available at the local market. Major shopping centres are nearby in Newmarket, Vaughan Mills, Markham or Thornhill.
King City has many educational opportunities at the York Region District School Board and Catholic District School Board. French Immersion Programs are available at Windham Ridge Public School in Oak Ridges and Aurora Secondary School in. King also offers private schooling through King City Montessori, St. Thomas of Villa Nova College and Country Day School. There is also post-secondary education offered through Seneca College; King City Campus.
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Joshua was an incredible resource both helping us find our home and selling our old place when the time came. He is a strong negotiator and provided a wide range of value add services leading up and following closing - it is just how he works! While, we found our “forever home” if we ever choose to sell or buy another place. We’ll be working with Josh.
Justin Ayre & Krista Phillips
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I first met Josh about 9 years ago when I was renting a house. He was super friendly, helpful and understanding. 3 years later i was in a position to purchase my own home and there was no doubt who I would be calling - Josh-. A few words to describe him: knowledgeable, attentive, personable, trustworthy, hard working, I could keep going, He really is the real deal. If you want a realtor who's got your back and will find you your perfect home, you must call Josh!
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Brandon & Jodi Chapman
My wife and I have had the privilege of working with Josh on 2 occasions. Josh is professional, courteous and friendly. He is always available to answer questions, and his real estate knowledge is second to none. He was able to sell our first home for full price with no conditions on the first day of listing. We were also able to secure our second home thanks to some insight from Josh. Using Josh's guidance we wrote a letter to the home owner explaining my wife's connection to the property (she had grown up a couple doors down, and had actually swam in their pool). There were multiple offers of the same price, but we were able to secure the property partly because of that letter. If you are looking for a real estate agent who knows real estate, will be open and honest with you, and will work to get you the best deal, then Josh Campbell is a great choice.
Neil & Laura Draper
Josh was top notch in every way - knowledge of market, dealing with our changes in direction, through to taking care of all the steps from the offer through to the closing. Josh's services extend beyond just the home sale, as he was quick to help with connections to services we needed before, during and after our move. On top of it all, he is a great person to do it all with. Thanks Josh!
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