Located in the heart of the Eastern Townships, the city of Sherbrooke will please lovers of nature and wide open spaces. Perhaps you know it because of its reputation as a university town? Make no mistake: this town produces more than graduates! It charms all who enter through its picturesque landscapes where mountains, lakes and forests join together in perfect harmony. Its nature will enchant you!
Perfectly adapting to the four seasons, Sherbrooke and the surrounding area offer residents a panoply of activities: shows, museums, restaurants, bars, breweries, the Marché de la Gare, art galleries, Lac des Nations, fatbiking, hiking trails, karting Orford, downhill skiing, fishing, golf, water-skiing clubs, tube-sliding, ice-skating, geocaching, Sporobole, etc. Nearby Lake Memphremagog is the perfect place for swimming and aquatic sports, and Mont Orford's Parc national du Mont-Orford greets you year-round.
A dynamic place to live
The districts of Fleurimont and Mont-Bellevue, to name a few, offer hidden treasures in neighborhoods where you could settle alone, as a couple or as a family. Wouldn't it be romantic to live near a lake? In this region, it is not only possible - it is more affordable than you may think. Are you more of the town house, condo or cottage-with-hobby farm type? The Soucy Techno subsidiary benefits from a perfect location surrounded by residential districts near many important roads, including Autoroute 55. Avoid heavy traffic, leave stress behind and enjoy unique urban-nature!
A vibrant city
And if you are not alone in your new life in Sherbrooke? Not only can your children continue their post-secondary studies in Sherbrooke and Lennoxville, but your spouse will also have no trouble finding a job. Considered as "an attractive living environment likely to retain a workforce in high demand" [loose translation], Sherbrooke was awarded the title of Intelligent Community by the international organization, Intelligent Community Forum. Among the top 21 of 2015 (Smart21), Sherbrooke is comparable to Rio de Janeiro, Edmonton and Nairobi regarding digital and technical expertise, Internet network availability and many other criteria. Would you like to go back to school? With 8 higher educational institutions, it is the perfect town for a new start!