Democrat Homes saves the best for last at Professor's Walk Phase 4

By NextHome Staff
September 26, 2021

Just a year ago, Democrat Homes released an exciting new phase of quality and affordability in lovely Orillia. Now just a handful of these stylish brick, stone and siding bungalows and two-storeys on 40-ft. lots are left. But the well-regarded builder has saved the best for last.

The final models back onto mature woodland, and are still conveniently adjacent to established neighbourhoods and well-equipped parkland. Schools, shopping, recreation, and places of worship are also close at hand. Major roadways (such as Hwys. 11 and 12) provide easy access to the community.

These houses are the perfect choice for families who are tired of less affordable Toronto real estate prices, but still want a place to call home. Professor’s Walk Phase 4 offers many, many beautiful designs all with two-car garages. The three- and four-bedroom homes provide maximum lifestyle options combined with open layouts and large windows. There’s an ample choice for homebuyers of any age group.

First-time buyers and established families will love the two-storey residences, topping out at an impressive 2,900 sq. ft., with traditional layouts and spacious principal rooms. The master bedrooms are designed with walk-in closets and large ensuites that are well-equipped with sunken tubs and separate showers.

Exceptional features

The standards included in the purchase price mean that you don’t have to upgrade anything if you so desire. Stone and brick facades, oak stairs, hardwood and plush carpeted areas, nine-ft. main floor heights and California knock-down ceilings are just a few of the exceptional features included.

The Midland model is a two-storey, four-bedroom gem that offers 2,352 sq. ft. of finished living space. Enter this home through attractive double doors set on a large front porch. The foyer is large and features a double-doored closet. The entranceway leads into the main hallway and a conveniently located powder room. Stairs on the left lead up to the bedrooms, but straight ahead are the huge family room (with optional fireplace) and the spacious kitchen and dinette. This culinary centre includes wall-to-wall cabinets and a convenient centre island, with sinks.

Upstairs the living is large with a 15-by-14.4-ft. master bedroom, with a sizable walk-in closet set beside the exquisite ensuite. The additional three well-sized bedrooms are perfect for the growing family, or offer myriad office/granny suite possibilities. The upstairs laundry is definitely the cherry on top of this delicious residential concoction.

The bungalows are ideal for empty nesters who may prefer life with fewer stairs to climb. But their gourmet kitchens (with three-piece appliance package included) and spa-inspired ensuites, ensure a commodious lifestyle with plenty of panache. The manageable lawns and gardens are perfectly suited to low or even no maintenance living, possibly with a small assist from the extremely affordable local grass and snow services.

There is no better place to call home than Orillia. It is the perfect location for a permanent homestead, offering a small-town atmosphere surrounded by big city amenities. Mainstreet Orillia, with its picture postcard charm, is just a five-minute drive away… as are the big box stores and familiar restaurants of the new Orillia. In fact, the new Costco store has quickly become a local staple.

Protected greenspaces

If you prefer to walk, hike or bike, your residence is surrounded by trails, woods and protected greenspaces. Beautiful Bass Lake is also close at hand… and don’t forget that the Lightfoot Trail and scenic waterfront are within easy reach. The setting alone inspires activity-filled days and delicious evenings all year round. Orillia is a true four-seasons locale, teeming with unique outdoor activities in summer and winter… and in the shoulder months!

The city on the shores of Lake Couchiching has a vibrant music scene crowned by the world-renowned Mariposa Folk Festival. Some of the globe’s most famous entertainers – including Bob Dylan and hometown hero Gordon Lightfoot – have headlined the multi-concert event.

If work is still in your future… work from home with available high-speed Internet, convenient public transit, and easy connections to big-city offices. Professor’s Walk is just one-hour north of north Toronto, and 15 minutes from Barrie.
Best of all, these state-of-the art homes come in many desirable designs, starting from the affordable $800,000s. You can cash out your big city home and move here for well below the Toronto price! And now is the perfect time to purchase, with special incentives and bonuses available.

Professor’s Walk is another fine project by Democrat Homes, with more than four decades of crafting homes for families like yours. This family-owned and run business has created communities in Toronto, Mississauga, Richmond Hill, Brampton, Wasaga Beach, Horseshoe Valley, Port Dover and Orillia. Democrat Homes… built to appreciate.

Visit the presentation centre, located at the corner of University Avenue and Diana Drive in Orillia. The presentation centre is open Monday to Wednesday by appointment only, and from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends. For further information call 705.259.6900 , email, or visit

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