About Port Elgin

Port Elgin is a community of 7555 in the Ontario municipality of Saugeen Shores. Close to information pills the community has several beaches on Lake Huron and boasts incredible outdoor activities and charming downtowns to meander

Port Elgin is renowned for its beautiful sunsets. CBC Television held a competition to discover the Seven Wonders of Canada. While not being in the top seven, Saugeen Shores and its sunsets were one the finalists.  Port Elgin is a vacation town on the Lake Huron coastline with great campgrounds, beach cottages and other various accommodations.  Port Elgin has been a tourist destination within the Saugeen Shores area for cottagers and camping enthusiasts for many generations. From humble beginnings, Port Elgin has expanded to become a popular summer camping and holiday vacation destination.  With one trip to the beach shoreline, you’ll be planning to come back for years to come.

Real Estate Profile

Bruce Power is a very important influence on the Port Elgin housing market. Many family gravitate to this area schools and amenities readily available. Many homes from Port Elgin early days still stand, many adorned with an historical plaque noting the name of the builder, his occupation and the year the home was built. There is a real mix of homes and it is hard to find 2 that are the same. A number of subdivision areas are 35 to 45 years old and reflect the initial build of the Bruce Power facility. There are many older, quaint cottages and some of the new builds are more upscale. Several new subdivisions offering a variety of new homes are identified on the chart and map below. And don’t forget the fantastic selection of Lake Huron waterfront cottages from classic to Nantucket to ultra modern. In the active Harbour area of Port Elgin a new luxury condominium is offering spectacular waterfront views and easy care condo living and represents an new product in our market place.

Port Elgin Housing Market – Last 5 Years

Quick 2019 summary: # of MLS sales up 16%; avg. sale price up 12% to $448,152; new listings up 34%; avg. days on market up 34% versus 2019. Click the link below for a 5 year picture of # of sales, average sale price, sale price per square foot, days on the market and profiles of size and value.

Port Elgin 2019 Real Estate Review