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Welcome to Winchester

Winchester is a small village in the township of North Dundas, in Eastern Ontario. About 50 kilometres south of Ottawa, Winchester is situated at the intersection of Highway 43 and Highway 31. Once a small farming hamlet, Winchester has grown into a vibrant rural community.

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Pet Friendly

Vibrant

Historic

Small-town charm

Unique Boutiques

Green Spaces

Water Views

Walkable

Foodie's Favourite

Family Friendly

Early to Bed

Tranquil

Fun facts

  • Each August, Winchester celebrates its agricultural heritage at Dairyfest.

  • Winchester was first established in 1835 and was known as Bate’s Corners.

  • Famous hockey player and coach Larry Robinson was born in Winchester in 1951.

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Winchester

A small town with the amenities of the big city, Winchester is of the most family friendly villages in the Ottawa Valley.

Winchester is a small village in the township of North Dundas, in Eastern Ontario. About 50 kilometres south of Ottawa, Winchester is situated at the intersection of Highway 43 and Highway 31. Once a small farming hamlet, Winchester has grown into a vibrant rural community. Thanks to its convenient amenities, family friendly recreational facilities, and historic charm, Winchester has become one of the finest communities in Eastern Ontario for growing families.


Winchester may be geographically small, but it offers residents plenty of the same amenities that are more commonly found in large urban centres. The Winchester District Memorial Hospital is a recently renovated, state of the art medical facility serving residents of North Dundas. Winchester is also home to a family medical clinic and a laboratory and medical testing facility. Winchester also boasts a community newspaper; the Winchester Press has informed residents of local events and issues since 1888. The village also includes a veterinary clinic, a grain elevator, and an agricultural co-op. At Winchester’s commercial region, residents can find a wide variety of amenities including groceries, banks, pharmacies, mechanics, farm equipment and tools, restaurants, and physiotherapy clinic.


Winchester offers plenty of natural spaces to explore. The Winchester 100 Club Park is a modern recreational facility and park in the heart of the community. This spacious park offers facilities like skateparks, soccer fields, splash pads and swimming pools, play structures, baseball diamonds, tennis courts, and a sledding hill. The attached Joel Steele Community Centre providing skating rinks, perfect for pastimes like hockey, figure skating, curling, and learn to skate programs.


Each summer, Winchester celebrates its proud agricultural heritage at the annual Dairyfest. This local festival is a celebration of all things dairy farming, and including livestock exhibitions, parades, horse rodeos, food trucks, cheese tastings, and more! This fun filled and family friendly celebration is a favourite amongst local families and foodies alike.

WHAT TO EXPECT:

A historic village dripping with charm, Winchester boasts a strong family orientation and a wide selection of amenities.

Thanks to its convenient amenities, family friendly recreational facilities, and historic charm, Winchester has become one of the finest communities in Eastern Ontario for growing families.

WHAT NOT TO EXPECT:

A vibrant nightlife scene.

Entertainment in Winchester is family friendly, so there’s no babysitter required.

THE MARKET:

Winchester boasts many stately single family homes, many of which are placed on generous lots in the surrounding farmland.

The village also contains a selection of townhouses, low rise apartment complexes, retirement communities, and semi detached homes.

UNEXPECTED APPEAL:

Celebrate the local heritage of Winchester during the annual Dairyfest celebration.

Each summer, Winchester celebrates its proud agricultural heritage at the annual Dairyfest. This local festival is a celebration of all things dairy farming, and including livestock exhibitions, parades, horse rodeos, food trucks, cheese tastings, and more! This fun filled and family friendly celebration is a favourite amongst local families and foodies alike.

THE LIFESTYLE:

Winchester is home to a wide variety of amenities including healthcare, shopping, and industrial needs.

Winchester may be geographically small, but it offers residents plenty of the same amenities that are more commonly found in large urban centres. The Winchester District Memorial Hospital is a recently renovated, state of the art medical facility serving residents of North Dundas. Winchester is also home to a family medical clinic and a laboratory and medical testing facility. Winchester also boasts a community newspaper; the Winchester Press has informed residents of local events and issues since 1888. The village also includes a veterinary clinic, a grain elevator, and an agricultural co-op. At Winchester’s commercial region, residents can find a wide variety of amenities including groceries, banks, pharmacies, mechanics, farm equipment and tools, restaurants, and physiotherapy clinic.

YOU'LL FALL IN LOVE WITH:

You’ll love the extensive variety of recreational activities available in this historic village.

Winchester offers plenty of natural spaces to explore. The Winchester 100 Club Park is a modern recreational facility and park in the heart of the community. This spacious park offers facilities like skateparks, soccer fields, splash pads and swimming pools, play structures, baseball diamonds, tennis courts, and a sledding hill. The attached Joel Steele Community Centre providing skating rinks, perfect for pastimes like hockey, figure skating, curling, and learn to skate programs.

THE NEIGHBOURS:

Winchester is home to many senior citizens enjoying the peace and quiet.

This rural community is also beloved by growing families for its tranquil atmosphere.

Winchester Neighbourhoods

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