Living Here

Where natural beauty and urban life meet.

Sense of Community

Peterborough’s downtown bustles with young professionals, empty nesters, and former Torontonians drawn to the strong sense of community this city offers.

Natural Urban Setting

Immersed in nature, Peterborough is a gathering point for hikers, cyclists, backcountry campers and outdoor enthusiasts seeking adventure. Contrast this with the city’s world-class dining, high-end retail, tech start-ups and thriving nightlife.

Thriving Real Estate

The Peterborough real estate market is booming as former Torontonians flock to the area. Options for living range from historic century homes to sleek luxury condos, and everything in between!

County Living Just Minutes From Downtown

Enjoy the space and freedom of living in Peterborough County without giving up the perks of living in the city. Peterborough’s real estate market presents ample opportunity to find the home of your dreams well within a comfortable distance to downtown. Parking around here is never a problem, with local businesses sponsoring parking spaces around the holidays when downtown parking is free! 

Low Cost Of Living

The Peterborough area is very affordable, with a 44% lower cost of living than Toronto, without sacrificing quality. Our local economy supports a luxurious lifestyle at a fraction of the cost.

Short Commute

Traverse the entire city in a matter of minutes, and access popular tourist destinations (like the Kawarthas) without sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic. Watch your stress levels drop, and your health improve, as you say goodbye to road rage for good.

Strong Academic Community

Benefit from an impressive (approximate) 30 public schools offering free, high-quality education and 4 post-secondary institutions with strong academic communities.

We Would Love To Show You Around!

Schedule a community visit to learn about practice opportunities, tour medical facilities, learn about the area and meet area physicians. Your visit will be tailored to the needs of you and your family.