Whitby, on the shore of Lake Ontario, east of Oshawa, has quite a few heritage homes dating back to the mid 1800s. The town's 106,000 residents are employed by a strong industrial base focused on automotive, plastics, pharmaceuticals, and telecommunications manufacturing.The town has excellent rail connections, including GO-Transit, and excellent highways including Highways. 401 and 407, as wells as Highways. 2,. 12, and. 7.
Whitby has public schools, 9 Catholic Schools, 3 High Schools, 3 libraries, and is also home to a number of private schools and colleges.
Whitby has a number of malls, plazas and "power centres" mostly along Dundas St (Hwy 2), along with two beautiful historic shopping areas in Whitby and Brooklin Downtown
Whitby has a beautiful harbour with two marinas, alongside Iroquois Park Sports Centre multi-sport facility, the Whitby Shores Waterfront Trails, as well as a rec centre, an arena several community centre, 7 golf courses, 100 parks, and a roller skating centre. For others there are Cullen Gardens and Miniature Village, The Station Gallery, Hunter Farms, Camp X, and Captain Rowe House,.
Whitby is predominantly detached single-family homes (around $300,000), with some semi-detatched homes (around $210,000), townhouses (around $210,000), condominiums (around !165,000), executive homes (up to around $500,000), and apartments available.