Columbia Forest

Columbia Forest

Nestled on Waterloo’s west end is the newly developed neighbourhood of Columbia Forest. This community is located in the highly sought after Laurel Creek area. Immerse yourself in the forest without being removed from all the action Waterloo has to offer.

Location

Columbia Forest is located on the northwest end of Waterloo; the community is situated within a vast pine forest, allowing residents to enjoy the surrounding green space. Living in Columbia Forest doesn’t mean you’re alone in the woods though, the neighbourhood is just a short drive from major shopping centres like Costco Waterloo.

Amenities

Shopping & Entertainment

Columbia Forest may be tucked away, but it’s by no means out of the way! At the south end of the neighbourhood, you will be able to find the newly constructed Costco Waterloo location. Here residents will find anything their household needs from food to light fixtures; Costco is your one-stop-shop. 

If you’re not a fan of buying in bulk, or just not interested, just a short drive away is the Rummelhardt Plaza, here you’ll find organic health food store Goodness Me. Do you have an itch for home projects? Well, Mark’s Work Wearhouse and Canadian Tire can assist you. You’ll be able to find what you’re looking for, and not have to venture far. 

Dutchie’s Fresh Market is also located in the adjacent Rummelhardt Plaza. Support your local farmers and get some of the best deals on fresh produce in town! 

Take a short trip east down Columbia Street until you hit Fischer-Hallman Road, and you’ll be at Columbia Plaza. Here you can find Sobeys Columbia location.

On the northeast side of the neighbourhood at Laurelwood Drive and Erbsville Road is Laurelwood Commons, a collection of shops that are just a stone’s throw away. Here you can find Food Basics Laurelwood, Shopper Drug Mart and a Dollarama. 

Columbia Forest residents don’t have to worry about having to find something to do in their free time, if you follow Erbsville Road, down Ira Needles, you’ll find The Boardwalk Waterloo. You will find an assortment of shops, including Marshalls, Moore’s and Carter’s & Oshkosh Boutique. 

If you’re more in the mood to take in a movie, then you’re in luck; Landmark Cinemas at the boardwalk has ten screens, an arcade and a wide variety of choices for in theatre snacks! 

Restaurants & Food Services 

When you live in Columbia Woods, you have all sorts of restaurants to try within minutes of your front door—looking to try a twist on a family favourite? Panago Pizza, located at Erb St W. and Ira Needles offers delicious pizza with a twist, their butter chicken and coconut curry fusion pizzas are a great way to try pizza in a new way. 

If you’re looking to set the mood for a night out with friends then head over to Symposium Cafe & Lounge. Enjoy delicious comfort food, a wide selection of local IPAs and a fully stocked bar, living in the suburbs doesn’t mean you can’t have a decent night out on the town! 

Do you have a craving for some delicious South-east Asian cuisine? Then Red Ginger Modern Thai + Viet Cuisine is right for you; Offering a wide assortment of traditional Thai and Vietnamese noodles, soup and curry dishes, Red Ginger is perfect for those looking to spice things up.

HealthCare & Lifestyle

Living in Columbia Woods doesn’t mean you have to rough it; treat yourself to Jolanta’s European Spa, which offers skin care, spa services and rejuvenation services. Why stop at great skin? Renew yourself head to toe with Lotus Nails And Skin Spa and Mosa Beauty Salon, both within a 5-minute drive from anywhere in Columbia Woods. 

Schooling / Child Care

Elementary students living in Columbia Woods can attend Vista Hills Public School located on the south end of Abraham Erb Public School on the north end. For those wishing to join a catholic school, St. Nicholas Catholic School offers grades PK-8. 

One of the best parts about living in Columbia Woods is having Sir John A Mcdonald right in the neighbourhood, making it easier for secondary students to get to and from classes. Students wishing to pursue a Catholic education can attend Resurrection Catholic Secondary School. 

Transit

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Columbia Forest is tucked away on the northern side of Waterloo, but thanks to the GRT system, residents aren’t isolated by any means. Within the neighbourhood bus route, 31 gives residents a direct line to the Conestoga Mall Transit Terminal that connects with many other buses and the Light Rail Transit System. To travel to Waterloo’s Boardwalk, route 13 loops through the northern end and Laurelwood or catches either the 202 or the 29 that goes along Erbsville Road. 

Route 31 Columbia

Route 13 Laurelwood

202 iXpress University

Route 29 Keats-University

Parks

The highlight of living in Columbia Woods is how much green space there is to explore, the surrounding forest has been preserved, and trails have been added for residents to venture safely. On the northern end of the neighbourhood are smaller wetlands as well; if you’re an animal lover or just looking to get closer to nature Columbia Woods is perfect for you. 

Black Cherry Park is located in the centre of Columbia Woods on Black Cherry Street, the park has playground equipment and is one of the entrance points to the GeoTime Trail. 

St. Moritz Park on the south end of the community has a beautiful view of the sprawling countryside adjacent to Columbia Woods. This park has two tennis courts, a soccer field, playground equipment and is the southern entrance to the GeoTime Trail. 

The GeoTime Trail winds through the Winterburg Forest north, through Forested Hills up until Monastery Creek, the trail has portions dedicated for bikes and off Terran hiking.

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For sale
$409,900
138A WEBER Street S, waterloo, Ontario

138a Weber Street S

Waterloo, Ontario

Attention investors, parents or first time buyers - this semi-detached licensed property is close to shopping, public transit and schools. Brand new kitchen and furnace, carpet on stairs and paint, roof (2017) windows (2014). Finished basement, hardwood flooring, two full baths, driveway parking for 3 cars. Dont miss out! (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 2 Bathroom

RE/MAX Solid Gold Realty (Ii) Ltd.

For sale
$589,900
152 MACGREGOR Crescent, waterloo, Ontario

152 Macgregor Crescent

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome home to 152 MacGregor Cres. Located close to the heart of uptown Waterloo with quick access to highways, schools, shopping, 2 universities, Conestoga college campus, trails and so much more. This is the one you have been waiting for! The beautiful streetscape and curb appeal is apparent with its large newly fenced, low maintenance, private yard and driveway that can easily fit up to 3 vehicles. Step inside and you will fall in love with the modern design of this carpet free professionally updated beauty! With large windows that allow tons of natural sunlight your living room is a fantastic place to gather. The separate living room flows seamlessly into the eating area and completely renovated kitchen where the chic modern vibe continues featuring 2 tone cabinetry, stainless appliances and granite counters. This is a place to cook and entertain! Up a few steps you will find 3 bedrooms w. ebony hardwood flooring, including the lrg master bedrm and the secondary bedrms which are also a great size. There are 2 linen/storage closets for easy access to your bedding, toiletries etc. The spa-like 5 pc bath finishes off this level. Complete with its 2 bowl vessel sinks, glass backsplash, quartz counter and soaker tub. Heading downstairs to the fully finished bsmt. (which has a sep. entrance) you find a great spot for a home office/ 4th bedrm/flex space/ recroom area with 2 good sized bonus spaces, large windows, a 3 pc bath, a brand new laundry rm area that includes new washer and dryer. This home has been lovingly and professionally updated with quality finishes and makes an excellent family home. There is nothing to do but move in and enjoy! Quick possession is avail. *Bonus - This home is also a 5 bedroom licensed dwelling.* (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 2 Bathroom

Royal LePage Wolle Realty

For sale
$549,900
156 WEBER Street N, waterloo, Ontario

156 Weber Street N

Waterloo, Ontario

Attention investors and parents! Licensed 6 bedrooms, 2 kitchens, Legal Duplex. close to U of W and Laureier, as well as Conestoga College Waterloo Campus. Lots of parking in the back. The property also benefits from high density RMU-20 zoning. This property has lots of potential for the right investor. A great opportunity to collect rental income in the meantime while also benefiting from appreciation over the term of your ownership. Book your private viewing today! (id:30922)

6 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 1037

Cloud Realty Inc.

For sale
$400,000
36 REGINA Street Unit# 405, waterloo, Ontario

36 Regina Street Unit# 405

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome home to this fabulous loft lifestyle condo. Its Urban living in Uptown Waterloo! This beautiful, 846 square foot, 2-bedroom, 2 bath, suite has a modern loft/industrial open concept design with 10 ceiling and exposed duct work. Theres tons of natural light from the expansive floor to ceiling windows. The large modern eat in kitchen is open to the living room. The kitchen has plenty of storage and counter space and features granite countertops and new laminate flooring. The master bedroom has a large walk-in closet. Laundry can be done in-suite with stackable washer/dryer which is included. The suite is complete with roller blinds, a large locker, bike storage and one parking spot. Exercise room and cozy meeting room on the main floor! Wonderful Location just steps to The Shops of Uptown Waterloo, tons of Restaurants, The Princess Cinema and the LRT connecting you to all that Kitchener Waterloo has to offer. Easy access to Wilfred Laurier & University of Waterloo as well as a short drive to the highway. Condo fees include Heat, A/C, Water, Water Softener and parking. With a 91-walking score your daily errands do not require a car and its a bikers paradise with a 94-biking score. Just move right in and enjoy. (id:30922)

2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom

Davenport Realty Brokerage

For sale
$575,000
53 MAYFIELD Avenue, waterloo, Ontario

53 Mayfield Avenue

Waterloo, Ontario

We would like to welcome you to 53 Mayfield Avenue. This extensively updated 4 bedroom 3 bath family home is waiting for you to move right in. The updates start at the front porch. Walk inside to the main floor where open concept living awaits. The kitchen features stainless appliances..gas stove/range, granite surfaces .The huge custom island provides a great entertaining space or room for the entire family. Flowing from the kitchen is the separate formal dining area with walkout to your backyard and deck. On the top level you will find 4 bedrooms featuring a Master with a walk in closet and 5 piece ensuite including deep Jacuzzi and separate walk in shower,his and hers sink. Oh and laundry. Heading downstairs to the Theatre room It's movie night. The led projector and electric screen are all yours. It gets better!! You also have a sauna and additional 3 piece bath (2020) Now to your back yard. You can entertain on the large private deck. You will also discover a brand new garden shed (August 2020). California shutters custom blinds in wall speakers etc etc are all included. Roof 2015 AC 2016 updated windows and doors Just move right in. Please view the virtual tours.Wonderful neighbors. Excellent elementary and secondary schools. Minutes from the Universities and every amenity. (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 1622

Coldwell Banker Peter Benninger Realty

For sale
$79,500
580 BEAVER CREEK Road Unit# 139, waterloo, Ontario

580 Beaver Creek Road Unit# 139

Waterloo, Ontario

Check out this affordable seasonal trailer with attached 3-season sunroom located at the edge of Waterloo. Enjoy a quiet vacation lifestyle for 10 months of the year (March-December). 1100 square feet combined trailer and sunroom addition. New laminate flooring in the hallway and kitchen. Windows replaced last year. New sunroom roof this year. New deck last year. Insulation added. Quiet serene setting, beautiful gardens, ponds, community centre with pool and hot tub. (id:30922)

2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom 800

Red And White Realty Inc.

For sale
$400,000
72 LILLIAN Drive Unit# B, waterloo, Ontario

72 Lillian Drive Unit# B

Waterloo, Ontario

Attention first time home buyers and investors! Here is your opportunity to own a freehold semi-detached property, in the family friendly Lincoln Heights neighbourhood! On the main floor you are welcomed into the bright, spacious living room. The large kitchen includes an island, plenty of cupboard and counter space and a pantry for additional storage - not something you often find at this price point! Upstairs you have three bedrooms and a nice four piece bathroom with large vanity for plenty of extra storage. In the basement you have a versatile rec room and two-piece bathroom. The roof, most windows and electrical panel are all newer. Conveniently located within walking distance to nearby schools, restaurants and groceries. For those that commute it is minutes from highway 7/8. This property also has a great sized backyard with lots of mature trees and its mostly fenced. Book your showing today - this property won't last long. (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 1107

Royal LePage Wolle Realty

For sale
$245,000
375 KING Street N Unit# 1707, waterloo, Ontario

375 King Street N Unit# 1707

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome home to the Columbia Place condominiums! 1707 has just received a thoughtful and well-executed renovation that has updated and refreshed the entire space. You will appreciate the fresh neutral tones used throughout with the addition of new flooring and paint. In the kitchen, new double sink and plumbing fixtures sparkle next to the neutral countertops and all stainless steel appliances. Most lower cabinets have been retrofit with roll-out drawers for efficiency and organization. The large open concept living/dining area feels even more spacious with the abundance of natural light. Walkout to your private outdoor space through floor to ceiling patio doors and enjoy the view! The replacement windows (scheduled) will only enhance the appearance of this fabulous vista. The amenities inside this condo complex include recreation rooms for billiards, darts, ping pong, a library with a lounge area. Keep fit using the indoor pool, cardio room, weights, and indoor walking track while taking in the panoramic view from the 21st floor. Get creative in the two woodworking shops! Don't forget the large storage locker, underground parking, carwash and, a party room with a full kitchen! This central location has a great walk score with its proximity to University and College campuses, numerous shops and restaurants, trails and, parks. Commuters will love the 2 -minute drive to the highway and stops for LRT, GRT only steps away.   Schedule a viewing to see this home before it is gone! (id:30922)

2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom 940

Davenport Realty Brokerage

For sale
$455,000
191 KING Street S Unit# 1305, waterloo, Ontario

191 King Street S Unit# 1305

Waterloo, Ontario

Uptown Waterloo living at the Bauer Lofts. Bright and modern 1 bedroom 1.5 bathroom unit with granite countertops throughout the kitchen. Breakfast bar and stainless steel appliances (with the exception of the microwave). Open concept living and dining area with walk-out to large private balcony and a 180 degree view of the city and Waterloo Park. UPGRADED WASHER AND DRYER INCLUDED! Steps away from Uptown shops. This unit will not last! (id:30922)

1 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 693

Cloud Realty Inc.

For sale
$390,000
15 DEVITT Street S Unit# 102, waterloo, Ontario

15 Devitt Street S Unit# 102

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome home to the Silver Thread Lofts! This contemporary, bright corner unit with soaring ceilings is situated in a small building (only 15 units), within walking distance of Uptown Waterloo but also with quick access to the highway. 102 is a bright 1st floor unit located at the back corner of the building - sits above grade yet is accessible directly from the main entrance hallway, with no need for an elevator ride. The ample foyer with big closet provides plenty of storage as do the convenient built-in cabinets throughout. The layout is exceptional, with a spacious, modern white kitchen, oversize eat-up island, dining room with juliette balcony & living room with very big windows. The 2 piece bath is perfect for guests. Bedroom with walk-in closet plus built-in wardrobe space, private 4 piece ensuite bath & stacked in-suite laundry. One surface parking spot included. Exercise room includes a rock-climbing wall! (id:30922)

1 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 849

Coldwell Banker Peter Benninger Realty
Royal LePage Wolle Realty

For sale
$524,900
181 KING Street S Unit# 607, waterloo, Ontario

181 King Street S Unit# 607

Waterloo, Ontario

Opportunities do not come around like this very often. Here is your chance to live in the most sought-after Condo in Uptown Waterloo. Welcome to Circa 1877. Located on the 6th floor, this unit showcases a private 436 square foot terrace with panoramic views of Uptown. Enjoy your spacious terrace while watching the sunset and entertaining friends by adding a gas bbq and possible hot tub. This is truly a unique condo lifestyle. Inside the condo you will find an additional 828 square feet of a perfectly appointed One Bed plus Den Douglas Model. Features and upgrades include: quartz countertops, kitchen island with breakfast bar, integrated refrigerator, built in cooktop, custom closets organizers in bedroom and bathroom, ceramic backsplash, floor to ceiling windows, and an efficient forced air heating/cooling system with your insuite hybrid heat pump. Circa comes with amenities like no other, including an outdoor salt water pool and terrace, restaurant service to room, entertainment lounge, fully equipped fitness and yoga studio, guest suite, underground parking, car share, and electric vehicle charging station. Located in the heart of Waterloo, walking distance to fine dining restaurants, shopping, LRT, parks, and all the premium amenities Uptown offers. This Condo offers something special for the person looking for a relaxed lifestyle while living in luxurious surroundings. Call today for more information and your private showing. (id:30922)

1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom 828

Condo Culture

For sale
$699,900
119 ERB Street E, waterloo, Ontario

119 Erb Street E

Waterloo, Ontario

119 Erb offers a true up/down Duplex opportunity in the heart of Waterloo. Each unit has been renovated to modern standards and features carpet free living, modern kitchens with stainless appliances, plenty of prep space and granite counters. With nearly 2000 square feet split over two floors, each unit is home to a full sized kitchen, two generous bedrooms and huge living room areas. Also found on site is a large basement area that is unfinished but has the potential to add rental revenue if dedicated for use to a specific tenant. Residents each have parking for two cars with one in the attached and plenty of back yard space including a spacious patio area and balcony for the upstairs unit. The lower level unit is soon to be vacant allowing for an owner/occupier to move in or for the new owner to choose their own rental rate. (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 2 Bathroom

Condo Culture

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