Discover Barrie’s Neighbourhoods – Letitia Heights
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If you’re thinking of moving to Barrie, this guide will help you decide which neighbourhood would be best for you to begin your home search.
This week we are putting the spotlight on one of Barrie’s neighbourhoods. Here are the features, highlights, and stories of Letitia Heights.
Location: Barrie’s north-western community bordering Essa Township and Minesing
Outdoor Amenities: Sandy-Hollow Buffer, Lampman Lane Park
Lampman Lane Community Centre
Schools: Portage View Public School, St Mary’s School, Andrew Hunter Elementary School, Emma King Elementary School, The Good Shepherd Catholic School
Highlights & History: With a mix of older century homes and newer subdivision developments, Letitia Heights offers a wide range of housing options including apartment and affordable family complexes. The diversity makes this neighbourhood the perfect option for first-time home buyers or those looking to downsize. Residents can enjoy leisure and activity at the Lampman Lane Community Centre.
This neighbourhood encompasses the Barrie Union Cemetery where numerous politicians and dignitaries who made their mark on the city are laid to rest. The cemetery also features monuments of the pre-Huron First Nations people who settled in what was then the foot of the Nine-Mile portage route between Kempenfelt Bay and Fort Willow.
Barrie Union Cemetery
Community Historical Home: Lount Castle, 25 Valley Drive