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Thurso

An ideal location

Located 32 minutes from Gatineau and 41 minutes from downtown Ottawa, Thurso is a charming city that has been significantly growing for the last several years. It is accessible via Highway 50, Route 148 and Route 317. Minutes from the ECOLOS electric ferry that takes you to Clarence-Rockland, Ontario, the town of Thurso is a great place to live for people of all ages.

Peaceful and intimate area

If you are looking for a new home in a peaceful and intimate area, close to several shops, restaurants, and small local businesses, check out our available models and come visit!

A city full of charm

Just a few minutes’ walk away, there are more than 5 outdoor parks, all with unique attractions. For young families, 2 daycares, a swimming pool and a small waterpark are open all summer. In winter, an outdoor skating rink and a snow sliding center are close at hand for your amusement.

21km of cycling along the Ottawa River

From rue Galipeau, it is possible to cycle along the Ottawa River for a total of 21 km. Animal lovers will be happy to observe the 230 species of birds, gophers and turtles that can be found in the Thurso marsh area. Another walking and cycling path is available along an old railroad.

Kayaking, boating, and rowing enthusiasts can enjoy the boat descent. Athletes will appreciate the skateboard park, a tennis, volleyball, basketball, and soccer court, as well as Place Guy-Lafleur!

Des services à votre portée

Pour mieux vous aider à situer votre projet de nouvelle construction à Thurso, voici un aperçu des services dispensés dans la ville.

Transportation: Easy access to Highway 50, Route 148 and Route 317. Electric charging stations for electric vehicles have been in service since 2015 in the Marché Metro parking lot.

Hospital: The nearest hospital, Hôpital de Papineau, is located 18 minutes away.

Schools: Two high schools are less than 20 minutes away, Hormidas-Gamelin High School in Buckingham and Louis-Joseph Papineau High School in Papineauville. Children can attend the Maria-Goretti primary school, located a few minutes away.

Shops: The city is home to several shops and businesses, such as a Dollarama, a Metro, a Subway, a jewelry store, a convenience store, variety stores, beauty salons, snack bars and a community center.

Recreation: The Corporation des loisirs de Papineau collaborated with the Fairmont Château Montebello and Kenauk Nature to provide access to their cross-country ski trails. A recreation program for all seasons is offered by the community center, including badminton, a walking club, a babysitting course, tai chi, zumba and many others.

A Historical City

Recognized as the birthplace of a Quebec hockey legend, Guy Lafleur, it is not surprising to know that Place Guy Lafleur in Thurso attracts a large multitude of visitors. Inaugurated in September 2013, Place Guy Lafleur attracts honors and is the recipient of several awards, including the Tribute from the ADMQ for its mobilization of the Thurso population and the creation of a great sense of belonging.

In front of the town hall, the Bronze of Guy Lafleur stands tall. Hockey fanatics will be delighted to visit the huge 2.5-meter statue, an excellent place to take photos. In the company of Santa Claus, citizens can attend the annual illumination of Place Guy Lafleur at the beginning of every December.

What more can you ask for?

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