Merrickville, nicknamed the “Jewel of the Rideau”, is a small town with a population of only 2900. This little town is steeped in history. It is located along the shores of the Rideau River and the three locks at Merrickville along with the old blockhouse has been restored by Parks Canada as a tourist site and the museum draw tourists from all over. This is a town that will never allow itself to be affected by big retail or box stores. Walking down the main street feels like going back in time whether you are looking for arts and crafts or a quick ice cream treat or a charming little restaurant or even a glass blower, Merrickville has something to offer everyone. This quaint little town has become famous for its local crafts people and artists.
Merrickville Estates is nestled perfectly on the edge of the Town of Merrickville. The lots in Merrickville Estates range from 1-6 acres and many are well treed. Directly adjacent to the subdivision is the Limerick Forest, a county owned 5782 hectare nature lovers paradise full of hiking trails often used by the residents of Merrickville Estates.