The Uptown neighbourhood is the downtown core of Waterloo and offers a wide range of house buying choices. Condos are plentiful in the area and the older homes possess a significant amount of character. The city provides mass transits options for its residents and within the neighbourhood, residents are able to reach a large amount of amenities on foot or bike. If you’re looking for a urban lifestyle in the heart of the city, the Uptown neighbourhood is for you.
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School: JK-8
Elizabeth Ziegler Public School: JK-6
St. David Catholic Secondary School: 9-12
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The Beechwood neighbourhood is in a quiet location and despite its seemingly hidden location, provides excellent accessibility to public transportation, shopping, and well rated schools. The neighbourhood is perfect for those looking to enjoy privacy, but who still want to be in easy access to Uptown Waterloo. A neighbourhood designed for families, Beechwood features large, traditional homes and has a plethora of parks, walking trails, sports facilities, and childcare facilities. It’s location is ideal and affords its residents with the ability to travel to Uptown Waterloo to enjoy the shopping centres and amenities.
The neighbourhood features upscale homes with large lots that were constructed in the 1980s and 1990s. The neighbourhood features local real estate and easy access to a multitude of amenities and community associations. If you’re looking to establish your “forever” home, this neighbourhood may be the right fit for you, as residents are proud of their community and tend to stay for many years.
Keatsway Public School: JK-6
Centennial Middle School: 7-8
Nestled away between the larger neighbourhoods of Clair Hills, Westvale, and Beechwood, Beechwood West is a blend of large, but modest homes with expansive yards. The neighbourhood is centrally located, providing easy access for amenities. Residents of Beechwood West are within walking distance of the Beechwood Plaza, which offers a grocery store and health club. The neighbourhood’s picturesque streets and quiet atmosphere appeal to young families and older couples when house listings are available.
A great spot for active people, the neighbourhood has paved walking trails, two community pools, private tennis courts, a baseball diamond and a soccer field.
Although the neighbourhood does not have any schools, its residents are able to be easily bussed to neighbouring schools.
Located in west Waterloo, the neighbourhood of Upper Beechwood is an upscale area featuring high-end properties with large well manicured properties lined with mature trees. Residents of this area are proud members of their community and is a great place for a family to establish their roots. The neighbourhood has two community associations: Upper Beechwood and Upper Beechwood II, with private pools and tennis courts. The neighbourhood is in close proximity to the new Boardwalk which features a variety of shops, restaurants and amenities. Looking at a potential house to buy? Be sure to connect with us for the best opportunities in the Tri-Cities region!
Mary Johnson Public School: JK-6
Centennial Public School: 7-8
Sir John. A MacDonald Secondary School: 9-12
The Clair Hills neighbourhood is located on the west end of the City of Waterloo. The homes in the neighbourhood enjoy a stunning view of the Clair Forest, a serene and peaceful area with walking trails amid mature, towering trees.
The homes range from small bungalows to large, new executive homes. The homes feature many modern features and are on small lots, providing intimacy and no pressure of maintaining a large lot when buying a house in this neighbourhood.
There is certainly plenty to do within the neighbourhood! Clair Hills features numerous walking trails, tennis courts, basketball courts and outdoor skating rinks. The area is significantly popular with young families and caters to those with an active lifestyle but still have a strong sense of community. The Clair Hills Neighbourhood Association sponsors multiple events throughout the year, strengthening the community.
Edna Stabler Elementary School: JK-8
Located on the west side of the City of Waterloo, the neighbourhood of Columbia Forest is a community with newer homes, with modern home amenities. The houses range from two bedroom town homes to large estate homes. The neighbourhood offers more affordable housing options and is an appealing neighbourhood to first time home buyers and features some of the many MLS listings Waterloo.
The development of the Boardwalk brought key amenities and access to the formerly remote neighbourhood, including restaurants, shops and a Cineplex. Its close proximity to Laurelwood is appealing to residents.
Abraham Erb Public School: JK-6
Sir John A. MacDonald Secondary School: 9-12
The small neighbourhood of Conservation Meadows is located in the north of Waterloo. The neighbourhood consists of relatively new homes in a quiet, relaxed atmosphere. The homes offer modern amenities in intimate lots, with beautiful views of mature trees in the backyard, providing the market with prime real estate for sale.
Despite the fact that the neighbourhood feels removed from the city, it still affords its residences close proximity to shopping and major amenities. Conservation Meadows is defined by its expansive green space, appealing to nature lovers who are keen to explore the numerous walking trails, take their children to the public park, or enjoy a winter skate on the outdoor skating rink.
Although the area does not have a formal community association, the neighbourhood is friendly and inviting and you can frequently find a fun, informal event amongst neighbours.
There are no schools within the neighbourhood boundaries, however residents of the area are easily bussed to neighbouring communities.
One of the largest neighbourhoods in Waterloo, Lakeshore offers great access to elementary and secondary schools and close proximity to the local universities. These attributes make the neighbourhood appealing to students and young families. The neighbourhood features semi-detached homes, townhouses and single family homes, offering a variety of realtor listings. The older homes in the area on located on wide, picturesque streets, lined with mature trees.
The picturesque neighbourhood of Lakeshore North offers convenient access to the freeway and major amenities, while still providing distance from the city centre.
Maceachern Public School JK-6
Cedar brae Public School JK-6
Winston Churchill Public School JK-6
Sir Edgar Bauer Catholic School JK-8
St. David Catholic Secondary School 9-12
Vista Hills is a developing community and one of Waterloo’s newest neighbourhoods. Located on the western edge of the city, it will ultimately feature 2,000 homes. The neighbourhood is an interesting blend of homes in a rural setting with urban features. The neighbourhood features beautiful landscapes of protected green space, walking trails and an outdoor amphitheater, while being located in close proximity to shops, restaurants and entertainment. The Vista Hills School has just recently completed building and is now open. If you’re interested in buying a new house, connect with us today for more information on this up and coming community.
North Lakeshore is located on the northern boundary of Waterloo, bordered by St. Jacobs and sprawling farms. This area features homes on nice sized lots with well kept yards and gardens, as well as expansive parks for outdoor enjoyment.
With convenient access to the expressway North Lakeshore offers distance from the bustle of the city while offering conveniences such as a grocery store, pharmacy and bank. If you could see yourself in this neighbourhood, connect with us for only the finest Waterloo houses for sale.
Northlake Woods Public School: JK-8
Sir Edgar Bauer Catholic School: JK-8
Laurelwood is an active community that has plenty to offer it’s residents. Townhouses and single story homes make up this quiet neighbourhood that features walking trails, soccer fields, and outdoor skating rinks. The Stork Family YMCA and John M. Harper Library offers two swimming pools, gyms, fitness equipment and programs for families and children. The lake, beach, trails, campsites and abundance of wildlife at nearby Laurel Creek Conservation Area, offer a variety of activities to enjoy the outdoors. There is also a very active neighbourhood association that organizes events throughout the year.
In addition to the plethora of activities it offers, Laurelwood is a desirable neighbourhood for families as it features excellent schools, including Laurelwood Public School, the 2nd ranked elementary school in Kitchener-Waterloo and one of Ontario’s top 25 schools. Find the best real estate property for sale in the Tri-Cities with the help of The Deutschmann Team.
Laurelwood Public School: JK-8
St. Nicholas Catholic School: JK-8
Sir John A. MacDonald Secondary School: 9-12
Maple Hills is a quiet neighbourhood located on the southern border of Kitchener. Home to mostly retirees, the local real estate here offer privacy amidst tall trees and are tucked away from the road, sometimes barely visible. The community features two pools, tennis courts, parks and trails and is located close to the universities, shops and malls but lacks access to the expresssway.
While there are not any schools within the neighbourhood, children are easily bussed to neighbouring communities for both public and Catholic school.
University Downs is located on the east side of Waterloo and features apartments, single family homes, townhouses, semis and student rentals. Young families, retirees and students all call University Downs home. The community has a large park, walking trails and a community skating rink and is central to many of the cities amenities. There is a community association that hosts events throughout the year. If you’re looking at houses in Waterloo for sale, be sure to connect with us for the experience you need.
While there are no schools within the neighbourhood, children are easily bussed to neighbouring communities for both public and catholic school.
Located between Kitchener and Waterloo, the neighbourhood of Westmount is one of the area’s most desirable neighbourhoods. The homes range from small, war-time homes to large, multi-million dollar estates, giving you tons of options when it comes to real estate for sale. The streets provide a picturesque view with towering trees and well-kept lawns. The neighbourhood also features top ranking schools, appealing to young families. Westmount is strategically located close to Uptown Waterloo, Belmost Village and Waterloo Park, providing residents with easy access to the city centre’s amenities.
Empire Public School: JK-6
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School: JK-8
The well established neighbourhood of Westvale is located in the southwest corner of Waterloo. The homes within the neighbourhood are spacious, with large lawns and range from townhouses to large family style homes. Westvale appeals to a large spectrum of buyers and renters, including students (due to the close proximity of the university) and retirees (due to the Westhill Senior Community). The neighbourhood offers affordable homes on large lots and is close to high ranking schools within Waterloo.
Westvale was previously on the outer limits of the city and as a result of the Boardwalk, major amenities and features, such as a Cineplex theatre, restaurants, shops and medical centre, are now within a walking distance of residents. The population in this neighbourhood continues to grow as new homes are built. For more information on real estate for sale in this neighbourhood, be sure to connect with us!
Westvale Public School: JK-6
Holy Rosary Catholic School: JK-8