Zoocasa has 323 active townhouse listings throughout Clarington. For past listings, search our Clarington sold listings and Clarington expired listings The average listing price in Clarington for a townhouse is $671,950, which is 90% higher than April 2018. The average list price differs significantly for other property types. The average listing price of a house is $726,210, $671,950 for a townhouse, and $426,732 for a condo. There are many popular cities surrounding Clarington, including Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax, Pickering, Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Markham that offer a variety of home prices and unique areas to live. Clarington also has many options for renters looking for a townhouse with 4 active rental listings and an average lease price of $1,836.
Residents in the town of Clarington are expected to pay taxes on all residences that they own. The tax rate consists of rates set out by three government agencies: Town, Regional, Provincial. The property tax amount for a home that is for sale is usually displayed on the property’s listing page on the Zoocasa website.
There is currently no municipal land transfer tax in effect in Clarington, but the provincial land transfer tax still applies to all property purchases. First-time home buyers in Ontario may qualify for a provincial land transfer tax rebate of up to $4,000.
See below for provincial land transfer tax rates.
|Ontario Land Transfer Tax Rates|
|$0 - $55,000||0.5%|
|$55,000.01 - $250,000||1.0%|
|$250,000.01 - $400,000||1.5%|
|$400,000.01 - $2,000,000||2.0%|
Clarington Land Transfer Example:
Purchase price = $600,000
|Purchase Price||Subtract Tax Brackets||Rate||Non 1st Time Buyer Tax Payable||1st Time Buyer Tax Payable|
|$0 - $55,000||$55,000||0.5%||$275||$0|
|$55,000 - $250,000||$195,000||1.0%||$1,950||$0|
|$250,000 - $400,000||$150,000||1.5%||$2,250||$475|
|$400,000 - $600,000||$200,000||2.0%||$4,000||$4,000|
|Non 1st Time Buyer||1st Time Buyer|
Located on the outskirts of the General Toronto Area, Clarington offers residents a mix of city living and small-town charm. Clarington covers a large area of approximately 612 square kilometres and is situated along the beautiful Lake Ontario waterfront.
As of 2016, there were 92,013 people residing in the town of Clarington. This represents an 8.8% growth from the 2011 Census population of 84,548, easily outpacing Ontario’s growth rate of 4.6% and Canada’s growth rate of 5.0%. Clarington is the second fastest growing municipality, following closely behind Ajax, within the Durham region.
The main high school in this municipality is Clarington Central Secondary School. Clarington is also home to a number of elementary schools as well as post-secondary institutions Durham College and UOIT.
Residents often turn to the East Bowmanville Mall for their retail needs. For a unique shopping experience, residents will also frequent the Courtice Flea market or the Orono Antique Market where they can buy vintage goods and homemade treats.
Clarington is home to plenty of greenspaces and waterfront trails. Residents are often found strolling along the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail or visiting playgrounds such as Elephant Hill Park, Longworth Park, or Orono Park during the warmer months. Clarington is also one of the few spots in the Greater Toronto Area where you can camp at a Provincial Park, the Darlington Park.
There are currently no professional sports teams that belong to Clarington. Being within the General Toronto Area, residents often commute to Toronto to support teams such as the Raptors, Maple Leafs, and Blue Jays.
There are currently no regulations in place for short-term rental platforms like Airbnb in the municipality of Clarington.
The main form of transportation in Clarington is serviced by Durham Region Transit (DRT) with buses operating all throughout the municipality. Additionally, GO Transit offers bus routes for Clarington (routes 90 and 91) and has a rail service that starts in Oshawa.
Located about an hour away from Clarington, residents looking to travel by air will have to visit the Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). Managing over 45 million passengers annually, this is the busiest and largest international airport in the General Toronto Area.
Oshawa Executive Airport (YOO), a shorter commute from Clarington, is a full-service commercial and general aviation facility with aerial services limited to ambulance, police operations, and passenger charter services.
The biggest taxi company that operates within Clarington is the Bowmanville Tax Service. Since taxis are difficult to hail on the go, be sure to book in advance or visit a bus station or hotel where they are often parked waiting for passengers.
An alternative to hiring a taxi in Clarington is Uber. Uber offers an expansive selection of options in Clarington including Uber X, Uber XL, UberSELECT, and UberBLACK.
The backbone of Clarington’s road transportation is Highway 401, which runs from Windsor all the way to the Quebec border on the east side of Ontario. Other smaller highways in this region include the Ontario 115, 2, 17 and 42.
Clarington is home to a large community hospital as well as three walk-in clinics. The hospital is Lakeridge Health Bowmanville and the walk-in clinics include Bowmanville Urgent Care, Clarington Urgent Care, and Courtice Health Centre.