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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199 DIXIE Crescent, waterloo, Ontario

199 Dixie Crescent

Waterloo, Ontario

Rare opportunity to own a detached freehold totally updated bungalow in a desirable neighbourhood of Glenridge/ Lincoln Heights with 3+3 Bedrooms and 2.5 Bathrooms. On a 52 X 125 Feet Lot. The entrance of the house leads to the spacious living room and an updated kitchen with lots of cabinets and brand new quartz countertops. The dining room overlooks both, the kitchen as well as the living room. Main Floor also offers 3 generous sized bedrooms and 1 full bath. This house offers a carpet free flooring and finished basement with separate entrance and inlaw set up and potential of income (use to have Class B -3 Bedroom License from the city of waterloo). The basement features a kitchenette/Wet Bar, livingroom, 3 bedrooms with ample space, and a 3 piece bathroom and 2pc bath. Lots of recent updates including bathrooms, floors, paint, doors, Pot lights, water softener - over 50K spent in renovations. Moreover, you can not disregard some important features and benefits such as a large fenced yard with mature trees, 5 car parking with a carport, close to university, close to highways, park, hospital and community centre. This house is a must see! (id:30922)

6 Bedroom 3 Bathroom

RE/MAX Twin City Sharma Realty

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147 ELLIS Crescent S, waterloo, Ontario

147 Ellis Crescent S

Waterloo, Ontario

Solid and well cared for bungalow in desirable Uptown Waterloo. Conveniently located close to the expressway, amenities and great schools with access to all of the shops, restaurants and transit that Uptown has to offer. Steel roof (2018), interlock driveway, updated furnace (2014) and windows. Finished basement with spacious rec room and gas fireplace. 120ft deep lot with private yard on quiet Ellis Crescent. Ideal for downsizers or first time buyers with the opportunity to make it your own. Dining room could be converted into third bedroom. Book a showing today! (id:30922)

2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom 970

Peak Realty Ltd.

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191 KING Street Unit# 709, waterloo, Ontario

191 King Street Unit# 709

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome to suite 709 of the popular and locally famous Bauer Loft of The Bauer District and Uptown Waterloo. Unit 709 boasts a desirable open concept with True Loft Style Ceiling Heights and breath taking southern views off your private balcony. In the living room, your eyes will be drawn to modern exposed Brick Wall Feature and stunning Floor to ceiling windows with Custom Window Coverings, allowing natural light to cascade from wall to wall throughout the day. Giving you a true uptown condo feel! In the kitchen you will find gorgeous granite counters, a massive island and a stainless steel serving island. Perfect for entertaining or even an at home workspace. Perfect for these troubled times. This wonderful unit includes two large bedrooms and two full bathrooms. With a stunning double wide granite vanity in the ensuite! Multi families don't need to worry! Unit 709 includes Two underground Parking Spaces with One extra Storage Locker, to help save space and the hassle of parking in the snowy months. The Bauer Lofts feature an extensive list of amenities including: Fitness Centre - Furnished Rooftop Patio with BBQ Terrace - Expressive party room with demonstration kitchen - Secure Indoor, Covered Parking, and Bicycle Storage's - Close Proximity to Uptown Waterloo, The Tannery District, & Main LRT Station! Come take a look for yourself before its sold! (id:30922)

2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom

Red And White Realty Inc.

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60 GEORGE Street, waterloo, Ontario

60 George Street

Waterloo, Ontario


4 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 2752

Royal LePage Wolle Realty

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375 KING Street N Unit# 406, waterloo, Ontario

375 King Street N Unit# 406

Waterloo, Ontario

Amazing location! Overlooking quiet High Street from the balcony, this three-bed, two-bath unit is one of the best available! 2 large bedrooms plus a master bedroom featuring a walk-in closet and a 2-piece ensuite. Includes in-suite laundry and recently replaced (2020) HVAC unit. Top-floor amenities offer a renovated (2020) gym and pool, along with a sauna, billiards hall, woodshop, library, and party room. Underground parking and storage locker are also included. Common element fees include all utilities (water, hydro, heat, and air conditioning). This location has easy access to transit, universities, expressway, and shopping. (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 1175

Keller Williams Golden Triangle Realty

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42 BRIDGEPORT Road Unit# 414, waterloo, Ontario

42 Bridgeport Road Unit# 414

Waterloo, Ontario

Minutes to uptown Waterloo, this gorgeous 1 bedroom + den condo is ideal for the first time buyer. The kitchen features granite counters, gorgeous backsplash, with easy to maintain bamboo flooring. Spotless, carpet free home with walk-in closet, large bathroom with linen closet, in-suite laundry. Underground parking, close to LRT, universities and Uptown amenities. Shows well. Call to view. (id:30922)

1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.

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580 BEAVER CREEK Road Unit# 207, waterloo, Ontario

580 Beaver Creek Road Unit# 207

Waterloo, Ontario

Your home away from home awaits. This coveteted double-wide corner lot with beautiful large tree in quiet 10 month section of park is your perfect escape from the city. This property boasts small gardens, gazebo, propane BBQ, Screened Sunroom and oversized poarch all perfect for seasonal entertaining, but within 10 mins to Waterloo allowing you great use out of this property. The trailer is both tastefully decorated and functionally laid out for open concept. This unit comes with just about everything you need included to make it move-in ready. INCLUDED Patio (deck): all patio furniture including the Propane BBQ Yard: All the furniture is included. firepit, patios set, gazebo, shed Sunroom: all the furniture, hutch, is included, except the flower pattern chair. Kitchen:All appliances large and small, breakfast table. Living room: Reclining couch and chair side tables lamps area rug, TV stand, TV all wall art, clocks. Bedroom: Queen size bed, lamp, washer and dryer. Bathroom: Wall art Also included: lawnmower, leaf blower, and gardening tools, ladder, outdoor lighting. Greenacres park is home to tons of great amenities such as a pool, ponds, recreational activities, mini golf and more plus it's only a short drive to Conestoga mall and the expressway! The park is closed Jan/Feb yearly and CANNOT be occupied those months. Land lease $7950+HST/year. (id:30922)

1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom 700

RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc.

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580 BEAVER CREEK Road Unit# 270, waterloo, Ontario

580 Beaver Creek Road Unit# 270

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome Home! A beautiful opportunity to live in a cottage like environment with friendly and welcoming neighbours. This very affordable trailer is in the highly rated Green Acres Park backing on Laurel Creek conservation! Rustic and outdoorsy yet steps away from Waterloo and all its amenities. This exquisite two bedroom unit is ready to be your summer family home or a getaway place for snowbirds seeking 10 months living. Front porch and a picnic table for you to enjoy your morning coffee. Now going on inside the home you will notice its carpet free with a wonderful living room. Bright with lots of large windows! Attached is the kitchen which features tons of storage and prep island with all appliances included. This home also comes with 2 bedrooms, 4 piece bath, in-suite laundry, and a walk out to the back patio, shed, and a big drive way! Your chance for cottage living is finally here, Don't miss out! (id:30922)

2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom 900

Keller Williams Golden Triangle Realty

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236 CARTER Avenue, waterloo, Ontario

236 Carter Avenue

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome to 236 Carter Ave where the opportunities are endless. This all brick bungalow offers 2 bedrooms, a large 4 piece bathroom with spacious living room and eat in kitchen on the main floor. The lower level is finished with 3 bedrooms, a 3 piece bathroom, living room, kitchen and separate entrance. Great for multi family living or a mortgage helper. Park up to 5 vehicles comfortably with additional storage space in garage. Located just minutes from Wilfred Laurier, UofW, downtown Waterloo and Hwy 85. Opportunities like this don't come available everyday, be sure to book your showing! (id:30922)

5 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 1045

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.

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6 WILLOW Street Unit# 2401, waterloo, Ontario

6 Willow Street Unit# 2401

Waterloo, Ontario

Enjoy spectacular unobstructed panoramic views from the penthouse in Waterloos most prestigious building, Waterpark Place. One of the unique features of this light filled penthouse suite is the opportunity to enjoy both sunrises and sunsets. The attention to design and quality is evident as soon as you open the door. Morning sunrises can be enjoyed from the breakfast area with its own butler pantry. The gourmet Chervin kitchen includes a dual function fridge, double drawer dishwasher, pull out bar fridge/freezer, built in microwave and convection ovens. High quality custom cabinetry with quartz counters and a large island are perfect for entertaining. The formal dining room allow your guests to enjoy the expansive view that changes as the city lights come on. Enjoy the open concept living room, complete with a gas fireplace, built in custom cabinets and remote controlled blinds that complete the exquisite design. There are two balconies that offer an unparalleled outdoor viewing experience. The generous office that has its own balcony access, could easily be used as a guest suite and is perfectly located across the hall from the main bathroom with heated floors and walk in shower. The master bedroom has a luxury 5 piece ensuite with heated floors, an elegant soaker tub, oversized glass shower and double sinks, complimented with his and her walk-in closets. A thoughtful design includes a vanity table and lighting with a pull out make-up cabinet in her closet. The spacious laundry room with quartz counters, cabinetry, under cabinet lighting and a deep laundry sink. This suite includes two underground parking spots in close proximity of the elevator on the first parking level. The unit has a large in-suite storage room and a locker on the parking level. Waterpark Place offers an indoor pool, sauna, gym, party room, guest suite, gazebo with bbq area. This prime location is walking distance to Uptown Waterloo. Enjoy the Spur Line Trail. Close to Expressway and LRT. (id:30922)

2 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 2265

Peak Realty Ltd.

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121 UNIVERSITY Avenue E Unit# 55, waterloo, Ontario

121 University Avenue E Unit# 55

Waterloo, Ontario

Attention First-time Buyer, Investor, and university students' parents, fantastic investment opportunity. Located in desirable Waterloo neighborhood close to WLU, U of W and steps to the new Conestoga Campus, easy access expressway, shopping, schools and all amenities. Total 5 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, more than 1500 square feet of living space above ground, finished basement offers laundry room , Recreation room and a den. Very well maintained student rental unit with A-4 one rental license; All 5 bedrooms fully rented at $2375/month (3 rooms to August 2021; 2 rooms to April 2021; All furniture included, except 2 beds belong to tenants, 2 spare beds in the basement storage. CALL TODAY BEFORE IT IS SOLD!! (id:30922)

5 Bedroom 3 Bathroom

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.

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198 HARVARD Road, waterloo, Ontario

198 Harvard Road

Waterloo, Ontario

I once was lost; but now I've found the perfect custom home for you. Now you can see true superior craftmanship for yourself in the many finer points and spectacular details of 198 Harvard Road, Waterloo. With over 2300 sq ft of liveable space, this 4 bedroom (3+1) bungalow nestled and carved into the mature foliage of Glenridge/Lincoln Heights subdivision is just minutes from Uptown Waterloo, and right around the corner from highway 7/8. Features and upgrades are too plentiful to list here, as this house is custom finished from top to bottom and side to side - including two massive additions (dining room, master bedroom and ensuite bath) and an updated (carport and mudroom) entrance. Even the most discerning buyers will note and appreciate the fine details built into every aspect of this house. To put your mind at ease, all plumbing, electrical, roofing, insulation, mechanicals, lighting, stainless steel appliances, three bathrooms, vanities, tile flooring, custom flooring, stone countertops, aesthetics, elegant fixtures, custom millwork cabinets, windows, doors, trim is brand new. Imagine being all moved into your new home and settled by the holidays! Book your showing today to view this home custom designed for a life of joy and peace. (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 1429

Chestnut Park Realty Southwestern Ontario Ltd.

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