Beyond its scenic landscapes and ideal location, Brockton and South Bruce offer an intangible benefit: a real sense of community. The communities of Brockton and South Bruce offer a small-town feel with some natural amenities that can't be matched. Boutique stores in the charming downtowns complement the unique restaurants serving up delicious meals made with local ingredients. Residents and visitors can paddle and fish on the Saugeen River, and there's always something to explore in the diverse neighbourhoods these communities have to offer. From rural acreages to heritage homes, from maintenance-free condos to new construction, Walkerton and South Bruce can offer a chance to slow down and take it all in.
If you’re interested in buying a house, condo or building lot, either right in town, somewhere in the country or on one of our small in-land lakes, the area has no shortage of properties available.
We have many well-established Real Estate Agents in town to help you find your best fit.
The average sale price of a residential re-sale home in this area as of July 2023 is $628,427.
Instruction is available in English, with French Immersion available in nearby Hanover and Formosa.
St. Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School
Sacred Heart High School
Walkerton District Community School (K-12)
There are many church families waiting to welcome you here in Brockton and South Bruce, including Catholic, Anglican, Presbyterian, United, Pentecostal, Lutheran and Mormon.
All seasons offer wonderful recreational activities right in our own back yard. We are only 30 minutes from Lake Huron, 90 minutes from Blue Mountain, and 90 minutes from the rugged beauty of the Bruce Peninsula.
Our community has hundreds of Rotarians, Kinsmen and Kinettes, Lions, Optimists, Masons and Knights of Columbus, Royal Canadian Legion members, who enjoy volunteering their time, skills and efforts towards making this area a better place to live, work and play. We have Big Brothers and Big Sisters, several Women’s Institutes, Guiding and Scouting leaders, and those who work with challenged children and adults. From the Dirt Pigs ball team to the South Bruce Grey Health Centre Walkerton District Hospital Foundation Board, Brockton and South Bruce have a volunteer position for everyone.
Heritage preservation is an important part of the community, which is home to many historic sites including private residences, public and commercial buildings, and places of worship. Scattered along the countryside in hamlets such as Pinkerton and Cargill you’ll find historic mills, cemeteries, schoolhouses and homes.