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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307 BRIDGEPORT Road E, waterloo, Ontario

307 Bridgeport Road E

Waterloo, Ontario

Gorgeous 3+1 Bed 1.5 bath bungalow is the perfect place to raise your growing family or settle down for retirement. Most of the home has been freshly painted and a recently renovated games room complemented with a bar for your entertainment needs. Single car garage with carport and ample parking for your guests as you host in your private backyard oasis. conveniently located close to schools, parks, nature trails, shopping and expressway for your commute. Book your private showing today as this move in ready bungalow will not last! (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 2 Bathroom

RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc.

For sale
119 MARGARET Avenue S, waterloo, Ontario

119 Margaret Avenue S

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome to 119 Margaret Ave. South in Waterloo. This fantastic red brick, 1.5 storey home sits on a large lot with mature trees in desirable East Waterloo! It features an updated kitchen with quartz countertops, custom cabinetry and stainless steel appliances. The kitchen overlooks the living room with a convenient breakfast bar. The main floor also has an extra room that could be used as an office or bedroom. Your family will love the bright and spacious great room addition at the back of the house with an electric fireplace and slider out to the large fully fenced backyard with shed. The upstairs boasts 3 bedrooms, a large balcony off one of the bedrooms, 2 piece bath and easy attic access for additional storage. The basement features a spacious rec room, 3 piece bath & laundry room. The driveway can also accommodate plenty of parking with room for 6 cars. Minutes to the expressway, close proximity to many amenities including Breithaupt Park with splash pad, sports complex, playground, Moses Springer Park, Walking Trails, Conestoga College, Universities, Restaurants & Uptown Waterloo. Some updates include - Kitchen (2020), Furnace (2020), Air Conditioner (2020), Water Softener (2018) & Water Purifier (2018). Call today for your private showing! (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 3 Bathroom

Royal LePage Wolle Realty

For sale
84 WEBER Street S, waterloo, Ontario

84 Weber Street S

Waterloo, Ontario

Fully renovated open concept Bungaloft, 5 bedroom, 3 full bathrooms with an in-law suite and great duplex potential. Solid brick home with great curb appeal close to Uptown Waterloo, on bus route. This home features large bright open concept brand new solid wood kitchen and center island, quartz countertops on top and bottom levels, brand new stainless steel appliances, new bath and floors. Spacious bedrooms throughout. Enjoy a finished rec room with a second kitchen, the perfect entertaining space in the lovely mature backyard is an added bonus. This charmer awaits your special touch. Close to transit, shopping, schools, and parks. Separate entrance to basement with 2 full baths and 2 room. Parking for 4 vehicles, zoning is RMU-20 which allows for various uses. (id:30922)

5 Bedroom 3 Bathroom

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.

For sale
132 BRIGHTON Street Unit# 1, waterloo, Ontario

132 Brighton Street Unit# 1

Waterloo, Ontario

Great end unit townhouse, 2 very large bedrooms with a 5 piece bath including deep soaker tub and separate shower. Main floor offers bright living and dining combo with lots of natural light, updated 2 piece bath and eat-in kitchen with access to upper level deck. Finished rec room features interior access from single car garage, updated 3 piece bath, gas fireplace, cold room, laundry and walk out to the back patio. Bbq's allowed. Safe and quiet complex in desirable location close to University of Waterloo, Laurier, Uptown Waterloo, shopping centres, daycare centres and public transit. Walking and Biking path directly behind the unit runs along a stream that leads to Uptown Waterloo. Great community and location. (id:30922)

2 Bedroom 3 Bathroom

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.

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102 SCOTT Street, waterloo, Ontario

102 Scott Street

Waterloo, Ontario

Ready to downsize? This is your opportunity to buy a super cute bungalow in Martin Grove Village - a year round Parkbridge Landlease Community conveniently located just minutes from the highway and St Jacob's Market. This one bedroom home is move-in ready with a newer roof (2019) and all freshly painted inside. Sliding patio doors from the bedroom lead to a private back deck on a nice spacious lot with no rear neighbours! Fridge, stove, washer and dryer are included. Monthly land lease fees of $547 include property taxes. (id:30922)

1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom 650

Royal LePage Crown Realty Services

For sale
71B LILLIAN Drive E, waterloo, Ontario

71b Lillian Drive E

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome to this beautifully renovated Semi-Detached with amazing natural light throughout the entire main floor. The new kitchen offers quartz counter tops and quartz island. The double door from the kitchen takes you to an upper deck overlooking the lovely fully fenced backyard, awaiting your green thumb. The stainless steel gas stove, dishwasher, and microwave are all under two years old. The living room is spacious and inviting and the newly created openings in the wall opening up to the kitchen is perfect for opening up the area. There is new laminate flooring throughout the main floor, stairs and upper bedrooms. The three bedrooms are very spacious; the primary having double closets and again lots of natural light throughout. The 4 piece bathroom completes the floor. The lower level offers a choice of family room, den, office, with a 3 piece bathroom and walk out to the backyard and patio. Two sheds allow so much storage, yet not impacting the space of the backyard. The attic was recently upgraded with R50 insulation and the windows are newer and the RO System is rented. The Water Heater is owned. Being close to schools, shopping, the expressway, makes this a functional and desirable home to many, especially with the three car driveway. Please stop by to see for yourself! (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom

Royal LePage Grand Valley Realty

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504 GRISTMILL Street, waterloo, Ontario

504 Gristmill Street

Waterloo, Ontario

** ALMOST NEW FAMILY HOME IN WATERLOO'S QUIET & DESIRABLE MILLENNIUM PARK NEIGHBOURHOOD ** What a place to raise a family - Just a short walk to Waterloo's comprehensive Family-Style RIM Park Recreational Facility PLUS only minutes from the nationally renowned championship Grey Silo Golf & Country Club. Love to entertain? You'll absolutely love the beautiful & bright open-concept centre-island kitchen with breakfast bar and loads of storage that opens onto the Living Room. This sensational almost new Family Home boasts 2620 sq. ft. above grade, PLUS a fully finished open-concept basement. Four big bedrooms up + 4 baths provides your family with loads of room to work, study, play or chill. The huge Master Bedroom stretches right across the back of the home with a sweet 5 piece Master Ensuite Bath featuring a luxurious relaxing Soaker Tub PLUS a full size Stand-Up Shower. Lots of room for Hers and His entire wardrobe in the King-Sized Master Walk-In Closet. Please see our attachment to this MLS Listing for all pertinent school information. All Offers to be reviewed by the Sellers Monday May 17th, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Shows AAA+++!!! (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 4 Bathroom

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.

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210 WINFIELD Avenue, waterloo, Ontario

210 Winfield Avenue

Waterloo, Ontario

Well maintained raised bungalow in the desirable neighborhood of Lincoln Heights. On the carpet free main floor you'll find plenty of light, a spacious family room, hardwood floor, and kitchen with tons of cupboard space and great potential to open up and customize to your liking! There are also 3 good sized bedrooms and an updated bathroom with double sinks. With a separate side entrance to the basement, you will find a large finished room you can use as an extra bedroom or rec room and a 3piece bathroom. The large backyard is cozy and private and has a covered stone patio, partial fence and mature trees. Roof (2016), furnace (2012), hot water tank (2012), wiring updated (2016) with new breaker panelMinutes from the highway, schools, universities, and shopping, shows well and perfect for investors, first time buyers or downsizers. (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.
RE/MAX Twin City Grand Living Realty

For sale
183 ROYAL Street, waterloo, Ontario

183 Royal Street

Waterloo, Ontario

Whether its future development potential from the unique RMU-20 Zoning, ending your search for a Big BUNGALOW or the ability to add that ever-desirable in-law suite, 183 Royal Street offers amazing possibilities! Equidistant to Erb Street West and Bridgeport Road, this property offers quick access to the Expressway, and is walking distance to Uptown Waterloo. Just steps to Wal-Mart, Sobeys, Shoppers, Banks, Post Office, Restaurants and multiple bus routes. A full-sized lot in a mature neighbourhood is what todays savvy home buyer is looking for. Originally 3 bedrooms up, one has been transformed into a bright and spacious 8x12 walk-in closet including custom built-ins for hanging & drawer space. Main floor bathroom with updated soft close cabinetry in 2013 affords ample storage. The warm, rich glow of hardwood flooring graces much of the main levels. Step directly from your primary suite to a Trex deck for morning coffee or melt away the days cares & muscle aches in the Hydropool hot tub. A welcoming living room, currently used for formal dining, is perfect for entertaining. A large kitchen, with built-in dining area, boasts abundant solid wood cabinetry in an elegant yellow birch tone. A few steps down from the kitchen reveals an awe-inspiring Family Room: tray ceiling with pot lights; engineered hardwood flooring; convenient electric fireplace in the masonry hearth; and 4 panels of patio doors that flood the space with natural light! Above the patio doors are exterior pot lights. Basement level has side entrance access via the garage entry. Potential for IN-LAW SUITE with big laundry area, massive rec room, lower bedroom in place, full 3 piece bath, plus workshop & storage area. Sprawling yard is fully fenced, and has a shed (electric & gas), plus a new deck (2020) off the Family Room. Many newer windows, roofs (2012), regularly serviced furnace (2014), 100A breaker panel with copper wiring. Motion security side entrance lights. Book your showing! (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 1180

RE/MAX Solid Gold Realty (Ii) Ltd.

For sale
188 KING Street S Unit# 412, waterloo, Ontario

188 King Street S Unit# 412

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome to The Red! Featuring A stunning 1 Bed + Den boasting with luxury from the moment you step inside. Walking into the suite you will instantly notice a spacious layout with natural light beaming in and gorgeous hardwood floors throughout the entire unit. This is the perfect spot for hosting a night in with friends with a sizable living space and large windows overlooking an amazing view. The kitchen is a chefs dream with stainless steel appliances, an abundant amount of storage and counter space along with a breakfast bar. Appreciate the granite tile backsplash and perfectly suited custom-made floating hutch. This nearly 1,100 Sq ft Condo also features a large master bedroom, 4-piece En-suite, walk in closet and spacious den perfect for an extra bedroom or office space. Experience condo culture at its finest on the rooftop patio along with a gym right downstairs and a party room. This boutique building offers exclusive living with only steps to the LRT, Uptown Waterloo, shops, restaurants, Vincenzo's, Mary-Allen park, and so much more. It does not get any better than this, Book your showing today! (id:30922)

1 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 1046

Keller Williams Innovation Realty

For sale
100 BLUEVALE Street N Unit# 2, waterloo, Ontario

100 Bluevale Street N Unit# 2

Waterloo, Ontario

This move in ready home or investment property has been recently renovated including furnace and central air has single car garage. this multilevel unit has three bedrooms two bathrooms, upgraded kitchen counters. Main level offers kitchen with breakfast bar, access to rear yard and patio, spacious living and dining room with newer laminate flooring a must show. (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 3 Bathroom

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.

For sale
253 UNION Street E, waterloo, Ontario

253 Union Street E

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome to 253 Union Avenue. This beautiful bungalow has been fully renovated from top to bottom. Features modern and stylish finishes, hardwood flooring, tons of pot lights throughout and grand windows with custom blinds. Open concept main floor, kitchen features stainless steel appliances and granite countertop. Carpet free main floor with three spacious bedrooms. Fully finished basement with separate entrance to in-law suite, equipped with two bedrooms a stunning kitchen, second living room, oversized windows and 4pcs bathroom. This large corner lot provides 2 separate parking spots, with a shed and spacious deck. Located within minutes to hwy, close to all amenities, schools, transit and parks. Don't miss this your showing today! (id:30922)

5 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 968

Cloud Realty Inc.

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