9 & 15 King Street W Forest ON 01 Canada


* Sold

MLS: 61001-00002

2,292.71 SqFt



Why You'll Love It

Forest, ON Commercial Property for Sale by Auction

Are you looking for a commercial property that offers lots of options and possibilities?

The property that has been home to the Huron Cove Restaurant since 1931 is your opportunity!

Located in the core of Forest's downtown, The Huron Cove Restaurant building on King Street West is a great central site with plenty of parking for patrons on the street by the front entrance and in the ample parking lot at the rear entrance that is shared with other businesses, including 2 pharmacies, Red Apple Store, and LCBO. 

This building offers lots of opportunity and options, whether you leave it as one facility or partition it back into two.  It is commercially zoned (C1), giving plenty of choice for businesses that could operate here, including Restaurant or Fast Food, Art Gallery, Retail Store, Office, Bake Shop, Retail Food Store, Service and Repair Shop, Tavern, Brewing on Premises Establishment, Clinic, Commercial Recreation Establishment, Convenience Stores, Day Nursery, Dry Cleaning Establishment, Laundromat, Personal Service Establishment, Place of Entertainment, and Private Club.  

  • Auction bidding opens Friday, May 18, 2023 at 8am
  • Auction begins to close Thursday, June 1, 2023 at 6 pm - 5 minute soft close

Open House

  • Sunday, May 28, 1-3 pm

Please read the attached Buyer's Information Package (BIP) and sign and send back the BIP certification.  BIP Certification must be signed and returned to the office before you will be able to bid.  BIP will be available at the Open Houses Scheduled.

Register here for online bidding after you return your signed BIP Certification.

Please be sure to get your BIP certification signed and returned to the office so that you can register in time to bid online. It is highly recommended that you register early, even if you're not planning on bidding until the last hour. This will ensure that your registration online is approved. 

If submitting the BIP Certification by email (, a copy of your valid government issued driver's license must be included.  The name on the license must match the name on the BIP Certification and the person who is bidding.

About the Area

Forest, Ontario is a charming town located in the southwestern part of the province. It is known for its beautiful natural surroundings, friendly locals, and rich history. If you're planning a trip to Forest, there are plenty of things to see and do in and around the area. 

In addition to its natural beauty, Forest is also known for its rich history. The town was founded in the mid-19th century, and many of its original buildings still stand today. One of the most notable buildings is the Forest Train Station. Forest’s first railway station was built in 1860. It was a simple frame building and was destroyed by fire in 1898. A new , elegant station opened in 1901. The station played an important role in the town's development, as it allowed for the transportation of goods and people to and from the area. The last train ran in the 1970’s and the station eventually closed and was torn down. In 1985 a unique public library was built on the site of the Grand Trunk Railway Station. Using architect’s drawings acquired from the National Archives, a modified replica of Forest’s second station was created.

If you're looking to get outside and enjoy the natural beauty of the area, there are plenty of options. The Pinery Provincial Park is located just a short drive from Forest and offers miles of hiking and biking trails, as well as swimming, boating, and fishing opportunities. The park is also home to a variety of wildlife, including beavers, deer, long-tailed weasels, mink, foxes, and a wide variety of birds. The Visitor Center and Friend of the Pinery Park tell how you can camp or visit here; and share stories of the Oak Savanna, Freshwater Dunes, and Old Ausable Channel.

Some of the other local park and trail areas that draw people to Forest include Grand Trunk Trail, Forest Walkway Trail, the Esli Dodge Conservation area, and the Rotary Civic Square with a Splash Pad.

For those who enjoy a good round of golf, the Forest Golf Club & Inn is a must-visit. This 27-hole facility is known for its challenging layout and beautiful scenery. It's a great place to spend a day on the links with friends or family.

For those who enjoy shopping, the Forest Farmers' Market is a great place to find fresh produce, baked goods, and other locally made products. The market is open on Fridays 9AM to 1PM from Markets run from the first week after Victoria Day to the week before Thanksgiving (May - October) and is a great place to support local farmers and artisans. Or visit one of the local wineries or breweries, including Alton Farms Estate Winery and Stonepicker Brewing Company.

There is a lot to do in and around Forest that brings visitors to the area, including the Kineto Theatre across the street from the Huron Cove Property and The Forest Museum, which is just around the corner. Local businesses are promoted by the local BIA's website and social media outlets including Facebook. Don't miss out on joining the fun at the Forest Fall Fair.

Overall, Forest, Ontario is a hidden gem that is well worth a visit. Whether you're interested in nature, history, or simply want to experience small-town life in Canada, this town has something to offer. With its beautiful beaches, rich history, and strong sense of community, Forest is a town that is sure to leave a lasting impression on anyone who visits.


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Where You'll Find It

  • Street Address: 9 & 15 King Street W
  • City: Forest
  • Province: Ontario
Date: Thu, Jun 1, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM
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John Stephens

Broker of Record
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