Clearview is an affordable, family-friendly town that’s centrally located to the rest of Simcoe County. It’s made up of a few smaller communities New Lowell, Creemore, Stayner, Nottawa, and Collingwoodlands.
Just one and a half hours from Toronto you can live amongst beautiful rolling hills, farmer’s fields, and tranquility in New Lowell. The majority of homes here are detached family homes with larger lots and some low-density residential units. It’s also a great place for a cottage property because of its access to a variety of indoor and outdoor recreation activities and its slower pace lifestyle.
New Lowell can be easily accessed via Highway 400 to highway 90. For those who rely on public transportation, the Stayner/Wasaga bus route provided by Linx Transit runs seven days a week with a pickup and drop-off location in Stayner. From Wasaga, you can change buses to travel to other parts of Simcoe County like Barrie, Collingwood, and Orillia.
Clearview has one high school local to the township the Stayner Collegiate Institute. Elementary school students will attend New Lowell Central Public School. For those needing childcare, there are a few options within Clearview, Over the Moon Child Care, YMCA Child Care Clearview Meadows, and Tiny Shiny Childcare all located in Stayner.
There is no shortage of parks and green spaces throughout the township. The New Lowell Recreation Park has recently been upgraded to add a new playground. You will also find a hard ball and slow-pitch diamond, a skatepark, and a pavilion with a picnic area to enjoy as well. During the summer there are a variety of recreation and sports leagues for kids and adults to join. New Lowell has men’s and women’s slow pitch recreational leagues, as well as a baseball league for kids. There are also soccer and lacrosse leagues as well.
Clearview township provides many opportunities for adults to get involved in their community either by becoming a camp counselor, joining the horticultural society, or Adult Card Club. Clearview Township hosts a variety of summer camps throughout the township for kids that offer a variety of fun and educational opportunities focusing on different overall themes. Adults can also join a variety of fitness and aquatic fitness programs offered by the town.
Residents must travel to the nearby community of Stayner for small shopping needs. For larger urban amenities they must travel to the nearby City of Barrie or Collingwood. If you’re looking for a great dining option, the Original Life’s A Slice Pizzeria and Deli is a popular local takeout spot for New Lowell residents. They serve a delicious thin crust pizza, assorted deli, wraps, and sandwiches as well as baked goods for dessert.
New Lowell is a great place to live because it’s centrally located to the rest of Simcoe County and larger urban centers but still provides the quiet and relaxed lifestyle people search for here.
-The BDAR Team