Real Estate in Prince Edward County, Ontario

Prince Edward County lies just south of Belleville and Quinte West - surrounded by the stunning waters of Lake Ontario.

Prince Edward County is a beautiful island in Lake Ontario, bordered by the Bay of Quinte to the North and accessed by the Bay Bridge in downtown Belleville. The only other access points are through Marysville to the East – and then Carrying Place to the West.

“The County” as it’s fondly known, is where Niagara-On-The-Lake meets Muskoka. Home to some of the best wineries in Ontario, Sandbanks Provincial Park, West Lake and the June Motel which has its own Netflix show! The County has made a name for itself in the past 10 years as a destination for travellers from all over. 

PEC has dozens of craft breweries, countless wineries, flower farms, and farmers markets. There’s a vibe in the county that people are drawn to from all over. It’s craft, it’s entrepreneurial, it’s quality of life and back-to-the-farm kind of living. If you want organic, home grown, grandma’s recipe quality of food, dining and well, everything – you’ll find the best of the best, here. 

Prince Edward County Real Estate Quick Facts

  • 9 schools
  • 1 hospital
  • 25 municipal parks, 3 provincial parks

  • 2023 Median Home Price: $685,000
  • 2023 number of homes sold: 231

“Living in PEC is like getting to be on vacation every day. Cozy coffee shops in the morning, scenic walks in the afternoon, award winning wineries or taphouses for dinner -- and a lazy campfire in your backyard to finish of the day. ”

- Casey Hegadorn

Sandbanks Provincial Park, Prince Edward County, Ontario
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Nestled at the north-eastern tip of Prince Edward County, Marysville is a cozy town with about 2,000 residents. Located just a short drive from Napanee, Kingston and Belleville, Marysville offers a good blend of small-town charm and urban convenience. It’s close to landmarks like the Glenora Ferry, which connects Prince Edward County to Napanee on the mainland, and runs all year round.


Picton is the largest town in Prince Edward County, and home to around 5,000 permanent residents. Located at the bottom of The County, Picton serves as the hub of the County's shopping, doing and eating. Here you can find all your grocery necessities, Home Hardware, Canadian Tire, Starbucks, and the Prince Edward County memorial hospital. It’s also home to the Picton Harbour, The Royal Hotel, and a ton of AirBnBs. Read more about Picton here


Wellington is one of our favourite hamlets in Prince Edward County. With 2,000 residents, is a charming lakeside town situated on the northern shore of Lake Ontario and West Lake. It’s most famous for award-winning wineries like Sandbanks Estate and beaches like Wellington Rotary Beach. The Drake Devonshire Inn combines luxury accommodation with gourmet dining and stunning lake views. Life in Wellington is quiet for three seasons, and full of life in the summer.


Bloomfield has a population of around 500 residents. It’s halfway between Wellington and Picton and famous for its “Lake on the Mountain,” a literal lake up on the mountain. You can literally stand next to the lake, and look down 500m to another lake, Lake Ontario. Entrepreneurial farmers settled the area in the late 1700s, and there are still traditional farms and shops right in town, owned and operated by the same families for generations. You’ll find spas, bed and breakfast and delicious restaurants too. 


Cressy is a tiny hamlet in Prince Edward County, with a close-knit community of approximately 200 residents. It's most famous for its delicious craft mustard and panoramic views. It’s found at the easternmost tip of Prince Edward County, surrounded on three sides by Lake Ontario. You’ll find Prinyers Park and Boat Launch to the north, and unbeatable views of Amherst Island (one of the largest islands in Lake Ontario) to the North East. 


Waupoos is a community in Prince Edward County hugging Smith Bay on Lake Ontario. Located about 13 km from Picton and 15 minutes from the famous Glenora Ferry, it’s set apart from major towns and roads, yet just a short drive from conveniences. Waupoos is also home to Waupoos Estates Winery, which includes a delicious restaurant, cider house and century farm house which visitors can rent out for events. Across from Waupoos is Waupoos Island, home to indigenous burial grounds dating back long before the areas were settled by european immigrants. 


Consecon is one of the oldest settlements in Prince Edward County, dating back to the late 1700s. This cute little town is super close to North Beach Provincial Park, famous for its uncrowded stretch of sandy shores along Lake Ontario. Highway 33 runs directly through Cosecon, serving as a bridge between Carrying Place (the gateway to Quinte West) and the rest of the southern towns in the County. A canal connects Consecon Lake to Wellers Bay, which is only separated from Lake Ontario by a stunning Sandbar. The town is lively and fun all summer, but tends to quiet down the rest of the year. 


Located on the Black River, Milford was founded in 1808 and was a busy timber milling centre until the early 1900s. Mill Pond, where Milford is situated, is an artificial lake created to harness water power during the milling period. It's about 1.2 kms long and used for kayaking, canoeing and SUP. Today Milford's economy is largely based on tourism in the summer, which leaves it quiet and tranquil in the off season. Milford boasts a large theatre, one restaurant, 2 shops, 5 bed and breakfasts, a post office and a library. Residents head to Picton (13 minutes away) for groceries and other conveniences.


Glenora is found at across from the Glenora Ferry Dock which shuttles passengers back and forth between the County and it's eastern counterpart. It's most famous for its beautiful custom homes built up on the shores of the Bay of Quinte, and of course, the infamous Lake on the Mountain. This freshwater lake is located 62 metres above the Bay of Quint, separated by a narrow strip of land ending in a cliff. The hamlet is home to several inns and lovely restaurants, open seasonally.


South Bay lies directly south of Glenora on the shores of Prince Edward County, also known as the South Shore of the County. The country roads are lined with old Victorian style houses with acreage. This area is also know for attractions like Little Bluff Conservation, Smuggles Cove RV Resort, and the Mariners Park Museum. Residents drive to Milford for basics, and Picton (15 minutes away) for convenient shopping.


Long Point is the south easternmost tip of Prince Edward County. With some of the most beautiful, unhindered views acrOss the lake you'll ever see. On a cloudless day, you can even see Main Duck Island, the last point before crossing the border into the USA. Characterized by stunning limestone formations, it's a favourite destination for kayakers and canoers. Here you'll also find the Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory and Long Point Harbour.


Ameliasburgh is found on the shores of Roblin Lake. In the past, the village of Ameliasburgh was known as "Roblin's Mills" after one of its early settlers and the mill he built. Later, Al Purdy, the famous poet, lived in a cottage on the lake for many years. The Fall Fair is an agricultural fair held in September that dates back to 1855. Generally a tourist destination, Roblin Lake Beach and Park attract visitors in the summer months, leaving a quiet, peaceful village to its' 6,000 residents for the rest of the year.


Rossmore, located across the Bay Bridge, is the gateway to Prince Edward County. Its neighbourhoods hug the shores of the Bay of Quinte. Rossmore is an understated community that serves as a hub for boating, sailing, fishing, paddle boarding and kayaking. There are a number of convenient services nearby off Highway 62: a post office, gas station, convenience store, excellent butcher shop, a seasonal farm stand, LCBO and a 24-hour veterinarian. Rossmore offers home buyers some interesting waterfront homes in subdivisions that have city water. Houses range from $500K to $1.5 million.


Rednersville is situated between Rossmore to the east and 12'O Clock Point to the west. This area is home to some of the County's most affluent residents, and surrounded by wineries. Rednersville Road stretches across the northern part of the County, where one can discover stunning custom waterfront homes. Prices for these properties start at $700K and can exceed $3 million. There are four subdivisions off Rednersville Rd, with custom built homes less than 5 years old. Shops include an organic grocery and the Campbell Orchard & Country Market. Less than 5 minutes away, Rossmore provides more conveniences.


Hillier is famous for its wineries, including Stanners Vineyard, Traynor Family Vineyard, Hillier Creek Winery, and the Harwood Estate Winery. The population is roughly 100 people. The town hall, which is at the centre of the hamlet, was once a school and has been marked as a national historical site. Most of the population has either lived here for generations, or are transplanters looking for peace and quiet near waterfront. Close to Pleasant Bay, Consecon Lake and Lake Ontario, residents can head to Hamlet Grocery in Consecon (7 minutes away) for grocery needs, or Quinte West for bigger name stores.

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