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Welcome to Waterdown

At the tip top of the Niagara Escarpment, you’ll find the bustling village of Waterdown, Ontario. This growing area is a great place for families, first-time buyers or those looking for a conveniently serene locale.

The History

Given its location, it’s easy to see why Waterdown real estate became such a convenient rest stop for those travelling between Toronto and Dundas in the 1700s. This thriving milling community, thanks to the Grindstone Creek, eventually helped morph living in Waterdown to what it is today – a quaint enclave that is always growing.

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The Homes

The growth of Waterdown real estate has resulted in a variety of options for families of all kinds. The newer subdivisions offer townhomes and newly-built homes, while the outskirts of the village have a wealth of rural opportunities for those who crave a bit more space.

The Lifestyle

In love with history? Waterdown offers a downtown area that preserves so much of the charm that made the area special in the first place. You can even tour the original American Hotel (one of the oldest in Ontario), and the former library.

The Sights

For those charmed by the village feel, the downtown area is the perfect place to spend an afternoon – with independent shops, boutiques, restaurants and cafes. There’s also plenty of parks, and even the Bruce Trail for adventurers and antiquing for those who like to score their next vintage piece.

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The Neighbourhoods

Need to find your way around? Here are some of the best neighbourhoods in Waterdown you deserve to know about:

West Waterdown

This area, specifically in the north end, is exploding with growth and new homes. West Waterdown is incredibly family-oriented, with multiple schools and a YMCA. There’s even a beautiful trail running right through the area that is perfect for kids (for walks or simply to cut through town).

Waterdown Core

Filled with historic homes and tree-lined streets, living in Waterdown’s downtown core has that quintessential downtown charm that folks love. Featuring older homes, decent-sized lots and easy access to Burlington, the 403, and beautiful Memorial Park, the Waterdown Core is a great place to start looking for your forever home.

East Waterdown

Mostly comprised of homes, East Waterdown is met by the railroad on the west, and the Hamilton-Burlington townline on the east. The homes here are typically newer, usually detached and afford easy access to the unique amenities that Burlington has on offer (grocery stores, restaurants, and even the nearby IKEA).

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