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Nestled between the Expressway and the Grand River is the neighbourhood of Chicopee. The neighbourhood is both small and spacious, with its curving streets and crescents hosting modest suburban housing. The dominant landmark in the neighbourhood is Chicopee Ski and Summer Resort, Waterloo Region’s only ski hill. The resort, open year-round, offers ski hills and a winter tube park in the winter time and also summer camps, bike trails, beach volleyball, tennis, and other outdoor fitness activities in the summertime. In addition to the resort; the neighbourhood is also home to a number of parks, particularly Morrison and Morgan parks. The Grand River is a significant and picturesque piece of the landscape, as is winds through the eastern border of the neighbourhood. The neighbourhood is also a prime one for shoppers, as it is located just minutes from Fairview Park Mall, Kitchener’s premier shopping destination. In addition to the mall, Fairview Road contains a plethora of big box stores and restaurants.
Are you looking for easy access to downtown and the hustle and bustle atmosphere? Downtown Kitchener may be the right place for you! Among this area you will find some of the oldest houses within the region, some dating back to post-war. Homes in Downtown can vary from broad properties with mature trees to some of the hottest up and coming condominiums. Old meets new with the conversion of industrial buildings into trendy condos and the new tech hub. This area is rapidly expanding to fit the needs of people looking for the city life experience. With a transportation hub, dining, shops and nightlife you will have everything you need at your fingertips. The culture in this neighbourhood is impressive but not to outshine the promises of what the future holds for this emerging area.
To the furthest east point of Kitchener you can find the neighbourhood of Grand River. Conveniently bordered and named after the river; you will find row houses, semi detached and single detached houses all built within the past 30 years. This relatively new area is home to some of Kitchener's newest schools. Grand River gives you easy access to Highway 7 and Guelph, while only a short drive to shopping centres, recreation centres and dining. The neighbourhood is surrounded by protected nature areas, natural conservation and walking trails along the Grand. With all amenities close by and additional transit developing in the area, it is the perfect area for a growing family.
Welcome to the beautiful Heritage Park - Rosemount area! A neighbourhood that is proud of its history! The development of this area started in the late 50’s and continued through the 60’s giving homes large lots with plenty of space for growing families. With the edge of this area in the Stanley Park Conservation area you will always find walking trails close by. Find the expressway on the border and know that accessibility will never be an issue. Transit and small convenience plazas can be found in the neighbourhood with necessities only a short drive away. Discover the quiet and calm this neighbourhood will offer to you and your family.
Within the Stanley Park neighbourhood community; Idlewood - Lackner Woods is ideal for your growing family with its mix of bungalows, back splits and side splits. This maturing neighbourhood has tree lined streets and executive homes that make it the perfect family neighbourhood. Homes in this area have been built between the 80’s and 90’s, and are mainly single detached homes with generous lots. This area has many amenities including: transit, schools, and a recreation centre with a pool, baseball diamonds, soccer fields and an arena close by. Shopping and dining are right at your fingertips.
When you think Stanley Park; think tree-lined, plentiful parks, well established and quiet. This area is dominated by Idlewood Park, which occupies the southeastern section of the neighbourhood and offers residents a chance to experience nature in their own backyard, as paths wind through the forest, wetlands and natural areas of the park, offering great opportunities to view urban wildlife, especially birds. In addition to these opportunities, there is also a public pool, located on the southern edge of the park on Thaler Avenue. The park connects to nearby Midland Park through Dom Cardillo trail, which provides walking and cycling access to Chicopee Ski and Summer Resort, just a short distance to the south of Stanley Park. Stanley Park is also home to Stanley Park Conservation Area, a large belt of forest which runs north from the neighbourhood. Homes in the area compliment the forested nature of the neighbourhood, with established trees frequenting both the front and backyards of local homes. The homes themselves range from post-war suburban to larger homes clustered around the parks.