Affordable Retirement in Elliot Lake

Located half way between Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie, the City of Elliot Lake is nestled among the ancient hills of the pre-Cambrian shield. Surrounded by more than 4,000 pristine lakes and rivers, majestic old growth forests and dramatic rock escarpments, Elliot Lake has long been a popular spot for outdoor enthusiasts seeking adventure. It is now a community of 12,000 with one of the most modern fully serviced infrastructures of any community its size in Canada.

Elliot Lake’s small-town charm and big-city amenities are a big part of what attracts some retirees. Others come for the unspoiled natural environment surrounding Elliot Lake and the abundance of lakes and rivers. Whatever first attracts them, everyone can appreciate the presence of a first-class hospital, state of the art medical facilities, access to a continuum of care and a low crime rate. Elliot Lake also boasts a transit system, modern water treatment facility and 24-hour ambulance, fire and police services.

Elliot Lake’s 400 businesses can also meet most shopping and service needs. Many of the national chains are located in Elliot Lake along with a 180,000-sq.-ft. indoor shopping mall that houses more than 40 stores and services. For those who like to dine out, Elliot Lake offers options ranging from fast-food chains to casual dining or an elegant formal meal at a variety of independent restaurants in the city.

golf coursePerhaps because Elliot Lake and its surrounding wilderness are much-loved subjects for canvases and photographers, the city has come to harbour a dynamic arts and cultural community. Numerous clubs offer places for people of all ages to partake in drama, dance, music, pottery and amateur theatre. An abundance of community groups and associations, learning and educational opportunities also contribute to a well-balanced retirement experience.

For those seeking outdoor adventure there are countless lakes in the area with easy access to many canoe routes, boating and fishing, kayaking and an abundance of hiking trails. Elliot Lake is home to Stone Ridge at Elliot Lake, an 18 hole championship golf course, a downhill ski hill, cross country ski trails, a tennis club, a curling club, fitness centers, and an indoor municipal swimming pool.

With everything Elliot Lake has to offer it is also affordable. With rent for a typical two bedroom apartment starting from $575 per month and two bedroom townhomes renting from $587 per month there is never any maintenance to worry about and grass cutting is included for home and townhome residents. Homes start at $615 per month, with a range of styles and sizes to suit your lifestyle and budget.

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