Forest Hill

Forest Hill homes For Sale

Forest Hill is a central Kitchener neighbourhood where many families choose to set down roots.

Forest Hill is a well-established area with mid-sized bungalows and side-split houses, most predating 1980. With convenient access to downtown Kitchener and it’s affordable housing market, Forest Hill is a prime location for young families.

Typically, public school students who live here attend either Southridge or Forest Hill Public School from JK-Grade 6 and complete Grade 7&8 at Queensmount Senior Public School. High school students in the area attend Forest Heights Collegiate Institute, which is also home to the Forest Heights Library.

If your children attend Catholic school, they will likely go to St. Paul’s Catholic School and move on to Resurrection Catholic Secondary School. Both schools offer French Immersion.

Living in Forest Hill also means that families can enjoy a healthy active lifestyle. With a nearby recreational facility and multiple parks, there are plenty of activities year-round.

Take a tour of the neighbourhood and explore why so many growing families are buying a home in Forest Hill.


Forest Hill is located off of Highland Road in the Kitchener city centre, about 10 minutes from downtown. It has been a part of the Kitchener community since the 1960’s.


Forest Hill Centre Mall and Highland Park Shopping Centre are both within walking distance which means shops, restaurants, hair stylists, churches, and healthcare professionals are all minutes away.

Take a look at the many amenities in Forest Hill:

Health Care

Shopping & Services

Restaurants & Food Stores


Schooling / Child Care

As the residents of Forest Hill are over 50% families, there are many options for schools both within the neighbourhood and nearby.

For Catholic schooling, St. Paul’s Catholic School offers kindergarten, elementary grades, and french immersion. Resurrection Catholic Secondary School is just a 10-minute drive down Fischer-Hallman Road.

Southridge Public School and Forest Hill Public School offer Junior Kindergarten to Grade 6. Once students graduate, they typically transfer to Queensmount Senior Public School (which offers grades 7 & 8 specifically) or Laurentian Public School (just a 4-minute drive down Westmount in Laurentian Hills.) 

Forest Heights Collegiate Institute high school is conveniently right beside Forest Hill in its sister neighbourhood, Forest Heights (a three minute drive for most parents and a 15 minute walk for most students.


41 Walk Score of 401 Forest Hill Drive Kitchener ON Canada50 Transit Score of 401 Forest Hill Drive Kitchener ON Canada49 Bike Score of 401 Forest Hill Drive Kitchener ON Canada

  • GRT Bus Route 1, 2, and 12 all travel around and through Forest Hill
  • GRT Bus Route 1 will connect you with the ION in Downtown Kitchener
  • Easy Conestoga Parkway access 
  • Traffic lights at busy intersections
  • Wide bike lanes on main streets

Want to catch a show at Apollo Cinema downtown Kitchener? Need to grab some groceries from the Kitchener Market? Want to check out that food festival in Victoria Park? You’re in luck!

Forest Hill is bordered by some of the most direct routes in Kitchener: Fischer-Hallman Road, Highland Road, and Westmount Road. Plus Queen’s Blvd runs right through Forest Hill, making getting to Downtown Kitchener a simple bus ride.

The Conestoga Parkway also borders Forest Hill at Ruskview Road and Sweetbriar Drive, ideal for commuters and getting from one end of Waterloo Region to the other.

Parks & Recreation
  • Queensmount Park
  • Forest Hill Park
  • Southridge Park
  • Overlea Park
  • Queensmount Arena

Forest Hill is great for an active family lifestyle. It has four parks and Queensmount Arena, a hockey arena / skating rink recreation facility.

Forest Hill Park is a favourite spot, located right behind the Forest Hill Shopping Centre. It has a baseball diamond, playground, and picnic tables for lunch-time breaks.

There are also great parks for outdoor fun nearby, like ice skating and tobogganing at Lakeside Park (20 minute walk/4 minute drive) and playing soccer at Meinzinger Park (3 minute drive/15 minute walk).

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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

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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
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

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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

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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

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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

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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. 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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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

For sale
191 KING Street S Unit# 1212, waterloo, Ontario

191 King Street S Unit# 1212

Waterloo, Ontario

Rare find with 2 PARKING spots in desirable Uptown Waterloo - this is an opportunity that will not last long! Own this beautiful 2 bed, 2 bath, 2 PARKING condo in the desirable Bauer Lofts building located on the LRT line. This bright and spacious 12th floor unit provides all the living space you could want and is within walking distance to many restaurants, upscale boutiques, entertainment venues, pubs, cafe's and of course, Vincenzo's. This home can be great for a couple, small family, roommates, empty nesters or professionals. You can enjoy condo living without sacrificing space. See how this urban lifestyle could be exactly what you're looking for - checkout our virtual tour or book your showing today (id:30922)

2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom

Condo Culture

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