Go big or go home. Living on a budget doesn’t mean you have to settle for a tiny cramped apartment, but it might mean saying so long to the 6ix. These massive Ontario homes for sale in Thunder Bay are roughly half of the average Toronto home price and they’ll almost convince you to flee the city for good.

According to recent real estate trends, the average cost of a Toronto home is over $1 million.

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But if you’re willing to leave the city life behind you, you can score more space for way less money up north. 

Whether you’re looking for homes with spacious walk-in closets, giant wrap-around decks, huge inground pools, or big backyards, Thunder Bay has your back. 

In addition to a housing market that appeals to our wallets, Thunder Bay is also straight-up beautiful. 

With places like Flett Tunnel, the Mount McKay Scenic Lookout, and more, you’d have adventure knocking at your door every day in this gorgeous city.

Some of these homes are listed as low as $209,900 and none of them have less than three bedrooms.

Trout Lake Road

Price: $749,900

Address: 218 Trout Lake Rd., Thunder Bay, ON

Description: This little gem might be the most expensive on the list, but it will have you feeling like you're in a permanent resident in cottage country. The 2428-square-foot house features four bedrooms and is decked out with solar panels that generate a monthly income. And you can't beat the views available from the home's 70-foot wrap-around deck either.

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Norah Street

Price: $314,900

Address: 628 Norah St. S., Thunder Bay, ON

Description: This beautifully decorated three-bedroom home features a large finished basement, walk-in closet, gorgeous backyard, and so much more.

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Isabella Street

Price: $349,900

Address: 1818 Isabella St. E., Thunder Bay, ON

Description: Large windows illuminate this four-bedroom house with plenty of natural light. The backyard has built-in bench seating and it's perfect for hosting parties.

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Regent Street

Price: $374,900

Address: 20 Regent St., Thunder Bay, ON

Description: Original woodwork and hardwood floors give this three-bedroom home an old Victorian vibe that's simply gorgeous. There's a balcony off the master bedroom and a beautiful backyard as well.

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Wildrose Road

Price: $399,900

Address: 100 Wildrose Rd., Gorham Township, ON

Description: With two covered patio areas, you can lounge outside in any weather at this three-bedroom home.

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Broadway Avenue 

Price: $549,900

Address: 1771 Broadway Ave., Thunder Bay, ON

Description: This modern home features four bedrooms, including a 350-square-foot master bedroom complete with walk-in closet. A deck off the family room leads out to a private backyard.

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Norah Street

Price: $464,900

Address: 427 Norah St. S., Thunder Bay, ON

Description: This three-bedroom home offers 2132 square feet of space for you to live in and a large inground pool in the backyard.

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Marks Street

Price: $209,900

Address: 117 Marks St. S., Thunder Bay, ON

Description: This charming three-bedroom home features exposed brick walls, a spacious kitchen, and a roomy backyard with a deck for hosting BBQs.

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