Grand River South

Neighbourhood Guide_Grand River South

Grand River South is a newer development with the beautiful Grand River winding to the East and Chicopee Ski Hill to the West, it brings nature right into your backyard.

Grand River South is located in Kitchener East with its twin neighbourhood, Grand River North. These two communities share much of the same characteristics and features, the most popular of which is of course the Grand River itself that borders them both, along with its many trails and parks.

Most of the houses in the area have been built after 2001. There is a range of detached homes available. Only 3% of residents rent their property, with the majority owning their homes. Households are mainly small families with – on average – two children. If you’re a young, active family, buying a home in Grand River South is a great option for you.

Public school students in Grand River South attend either Lackner Woods Public School or Chicopee Public School starting in JK through to Grade 6. Their senior years (7 and 8) are spent at Sunnyside Public School. From there, they are bussed to Grand River Collegiate Institute for high school along with Grand River North students.

As for Catholic students, Grand River South children attend Saint John Paul II Catholic School for JK – grade 8. After graduation, they will commute via bus to Saint Mary’s Catholic Secondary School off of Block Line Road in Kitchener.

Explore the amenities and natural attractions throughout the area to decide if Grand River South homes are the right fit for you.

Location

The entire East side of Grand River South is bordered by the Grand River and its many walking and biking trails, which helps commuters who prefer green options. For those who drive, there is access to Highway 401 nearby.

Amenities

Health Care

Shopping & Services

Restaurants & Food Stores & Recreation

Grand River South is still a developing neighbourhood with more amenities being added every year, but it is also surrounded by neighbourhoods like Heritage Park and Idlewood that have great services and restaurants. There are also many local shops nearby for you to discover, like SPL Pro Audio (musical instrument accessories) and USANA (vitamins & supplements).

If you’re looking to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle, there’s a ChargePoint Charging Station for electric vehicles for you to take full advantage.

Bordering the South-West tip of the neighbourhood is the locally-loved Chicopee Ski Park, where – despite the name – you can enjoy year-round activities like skiing, snowboarding, tubing, disc golf, beach volleyball, and summer camps. It’s even a wedding venue and Oktoberfest Haus.

Schooling / Child Care

If you live in Grand River South, your students will probably take the bus to school for their elementary and high school education.

Public school students will attend Mackenzie King Public School from JK – grade 6 and complete middle school at Stanley Park Public School, where there are further options to progress their learning (like French Immersion and music programs.)

For high school, Grand River North and South students attend Grand River Collegiate Institute together.

If your children attend or will attend Catholic school, they will go to Canadian Martyrs Catholic Elementary School. This elementary school is well-known and respected for introducing several daily activities for enhancing the learning experience. From there, students complete their high school years at St. Mary’s Catholic Secondary School.

Transit

35 Walk Score of 10 Huron Road Kitchener ON Canada42 Transit Score of 10 Huron Road Kitchener ON Canada56 Bike Score of 10 Huron Road Kitchener ON Canada

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  • GRT Route 23
  • Highway 401 Access

GRT Route 23 runs through Grand River South, which connects you with Fairview Mall making it easy to transfer to the ION Light Transit Rail or jump on another bus route to travel just about anywhere in the tri-cities. Because there is currently only one bus route in the area (among other reasons), only 1% of the Grand River South residents use the GRT to get around.

Access to the expressway and Highway 401 is relatively close-by, making it easy to get from one end of Kitchener to the other end of Waterloo in good time. Also handy for trips to Toronto or further north to cottage country!

Don’t like driving to Toronto or Hamilton for flights? The Region of Waterloo International Airport is only about 10 minutes from your door, so if you like to travel for work or play, a home in Grand River South might be your ideal choice.

Parks

Grand River South is the perfect neighbourhood to call home if you love the outdoors. There are so many underknown places throughout the community that can provide a relaxing escape from day-to-day life.  Follow the Grand River Trail to spot local wildlife, it’s especially great for bird-watchers.

From fishing to kayaking to biking to skiing – there is no shortage of things for you to do with your family. Search for homes in Grand River South to become part of this fast-growing, highly sought-after community.

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$1,250,000
521 WINTERBURG Walk, waterloo, Ontario

521 Winterburg Walk

Waterloo, Ontario

This is YOUR dream home! Over 4300 square feet of beautiful home backs to green space with walking/biking trails outside your back door. Open concept on main floor with 9 feet ceiling. Master chef's kitchen with stainless steel appliances, ample counter and prep space, backsplash, undercabinet lighting,large island(8'10x4'2), breakfast area and modern finishes! Living room open to the above with soaring 18' ceiling, nice gas fireplace and luxury chandelier; You will absolutely love the 3-season sunroom with beautiful view of trees and flowers at the backyard.Perfect for entertaining!Spiral hardwood stairs leading to the second floor with 3 spacious bedrooms. Huge master bedroom has vaulted ceiling and double walk-in closets. 5 pieces ensuite has double sinks with quartz countertop,glass shower and corner tub. Two large bedrooms have french doors. Finished walkout basement has huge entertainment room for you to excise, play billiards or Ping-Pong. The bedroom is great for a guest room. 3 pieces baths and laundry room for your convenience. Sliding door to 32'x 24' deck. Great for party. Lots of windows and sliding doors make the house bright with nice view and natural lights. Upgrade: quartz countertop of bathroom on second floor(2021), bathroom vanity and cabinet in powder room(2021), Lots of LED lights(2021), Induction Stove(2019), Fridge(2018), Air Exchanger(2018), Extra Insulation in attic(2018).Fantastic neighborhood close to park, schools, shopping mall, and all popular amenities. (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 4 Bathroom

Smart From Home Realty Limited

For sale
$585,000
613 GOLDTHREAD Street, waterloo, Ontario

613 Goldthread Street

Waterloo, Ontario

Great First time Buyers home or an Investment! Many updates throughout. When you walk in you will enjoy a foyer with room to move. you'll pass the handy Powder rm. on your way into an open concept main floor. Tile and Laminate floors for easy cleaning on the main floor. The Living room is a very good size and open to newly updated Kitchen/Dinette with lovely updated lights, w/granite like countertops and you'll love the gorgeous snowy white fancy subway tile backsplash, all brand new. The cabinets have been updated as well. Both main and second floors are freshly painted in a most up to date colour. You'll get to enjoy the new lighting throughout the home and the brand new cushiony carpet on the stairs and second floor! The yard is also a nice size for kids to play. You can also walk to the high school and Shopping area close by! Come see your new HOME always an INVESTMENT! OH ya! And I forgot to mention the random Parking Lot for visitors right across the street!!! (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 4 Bathroom

Keller Williams Golden Triangle Realty

For sale
$1,049,900
351 BEECHDROPS Drive, waterloo, Ontario

351 Beechdrops Drive

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome to 351 Beechdrops Drive! Absolutely lovely family home in highly sought-after Vista Hills Community. The welcoming foyer greets you into the natural lighted front hall with 9ft ceiling and porcelain tile floor. From the moment you walk further in you will be impressed by the open concept dining, kitchen and living room. The fabulous kitchen features quartz countertops, extended cabinets, walk-in pantry, oversized island with prep sink, and sliders to the deck. The living room features a hardwood floor, stone gas fireplace and pot lights. The dining room features Georgian wall panel design. The main floor further features a laundry room with a dog spa area. The moment you walk into the second floor, you will be wowed by a 9ft ceiling upgrade and the extra living space, which is a gateway to the master bedroom and 3 spacious bedrooms. The master bedroom features a custom walk-in closet and ensuite. Finished walkout basement with 9ft ceiling offers a room for exercising, an entertainment room for relaxation, a bar area for drink and social, and a 3pc bathroom. The house has over $100,000 in upgrades, top quality finishes, a lot of natural lights. Close to school and shopping centres. (id:30922)

5 Bedroom 4 Bathroom 2479

Smart From Home Realty Limited

For sale
$800,000
615 MOUNTAIN MAPLE Avenue, waterloo, Ontario

615 Mountain Maple Avenue

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome to desirable Vista Hills in Waterloo. A beautiful neighbourhood with walking trails, and close to major amenities on the Boardwalk as well as Costco only 10 minutes from the Expressway for travel. Located within a great school zone and very close to Laurel Creek Conservation area. This home was upgraded to have a full brick main floor, 6 ft flashings on the roof, with gas lines 1/2 to the dryer and bbq. One owner and kept very well maintained throughout. Never has there been any foundation issues or water damage of any kind. Roof was replaced in 2013 with 50 year shingles and a 15 year transferable warranty on labour. Three tier RO filter with dedicated faucet at the kitchen sink as well as the fridge and a 4L reservoir. All closets have organizers installed already and the backyard shed has two tiers, 8'x 10' and 4'x 8'mezzanine. Basement has a bathroom rough-in. This home has all of the storage you will need in the perfect neighbourhood for convenience and outdoor play, it is awaiting you to call it home! Virtual Tour Link to 3D walk through of the home. (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 1782

Keller Williams Golden Triangle Realty

For sale
$899,900
590 GOLDTHREAD STREET Street, waterloo, Ontario

590 Goldthread Street Street

Waterloo, Ontario

3+1 bedrooms with full finished basement single detached home in Laurel creek Neighbourhood. Double garage, New high quality Canadian solid oak hardwood flooring in living room and upper level. Cathedral ceiling in upper bedroom, carpet free. Only few minutes walk to Abraham P.S. and SJAM, Transit #13 bus. All appliances included. Close to library, gym, YMCA, plaza. (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 4 Bathroom 1570

Royal LePage Wolle Realty

For sale
$85,000
580 BEAVER CREEK Road Unit# 266, waterloo, Ontario

580 Beaver Creek Road Unit# 266

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome Home! Have you ever dreamt about cottage-like paradise steps away from the city. Very affordable living in a sought after neighbourhood of Waterloo. This well cared for trailer is located in highly rated Green Acres Park backing on Laurel Creek conservation park! The extra spacious two-bedroom unit is ready to be your summer family home or the perfect getaway for snowbirds seeking 10 months living close to all the amenities of Waterloo. Enter off the oversized porch (which is a great spot for your morning coffee) into a sunroom that leads to a spacious living room. Carpet Free throughout and the flooring is both beautiful and durable! The kitchen features tons of storage and prep area and all appliances included! You'll love the sunny breakfast nook, or perhaps you prefer the formal dining room! 2 bedrooms, 4 piece bath, in-suite laundry, and walk out to the back deck complete this great space! Keep cool with the AC and ceiling fans or relax in the park's in-ground pool! Your chance for cottage living is here, don't miss out! (id:30922)

2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom 857

Keller Williams Golden Triangle Realty

For sale
$599,999
255B INVERHURON Crescent, waterloo, Ontario

255b Inverhuron Crescent

Waterloo, Ontario

Modern Bright three bedroom two full bath four level backsplit semi, finished top to bottom on a quiet family friendly Waterloo Crescent. The main floor features updated flooring, a modern off-white kitchen with a beautiful back splash and Stainless Steel appliances, dinette overlooking the family room, with a sliding door to a side deck, also a good size formal living room and formal dining room. Few steps down the main Floor, there's a huge family room with updated floors, a beautiful corner gas fireplace, an office area, and a full bathroom are on the same level as well. Few steps down, there is a carpet free Rec. room, the laundry room, storage & utility rooms. The house has a lot of updates over the last few years: roof, windows, doors, furnace (with wireless Nest controller), Central air Condition, water softener, revere osmosis system, most flooring. The beautiful fully fenced yard with the large shed features two good size decks; a side deck off the kitchen to enjoy your morning coffee, and another large deck at the back, perfect for summer BBQ's and family gatherings. Very close to Laurel Creek Conservation area, also handy to St. Jacob's market, Conestoga Mall, good schools and Xpress Way. Great location and lots of space for the growing family. (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 1463

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.

For sale
$499,000
255 NORTHFIELD Drive E Unit# 501, waterloo, Ontario

255 Northfield Drive E Unit# 501

Waterloo, Ontario

Matterport Virtual Tour Available. Corner Condo unit in Heart of Waterloo the prestigious Blackstone Modern Condominiums in Waterloo Enjoy all the amenities of urban living, while giving you quick access to biking trails and surrounding rural communities to unwind. This is relaxed city living. Fully equipped Gym and co working space, to the great room and bike room. magnificent 2 bedroom 2 bathroom open concept unit! Steps from shopping and amenities - only steps away from Conestoga Mall and Rim park nestled on the desirable neighbourhood of Eastbridge. This particular unit even boasts an underground parking space and storage locker. This condo is fully upgraded to your hearts desire, and even includes all appliances! Enjoy your morning coffee and breakfast on the large balcony with ample windows that provide plenty of sunlight. Both bedrooms even have a walk-in closet which have cabinet Organizer. The Balcony view is non obstructing. (id:30922)

2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 1027

RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc. Brokerage-3

For sale
$699,700
237 BUTTERCUP Court, waterloo, Ontario

237 Buttercup Court

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome Home to Laurelwood , a very desirable Waterloo Location ! This 2 bedroom Bungalow Semi is on a Court on greenbelt lot with a view of the pond and evening sunsets. This custom-designed home was built for the present owner and offers many unique features. Open concept main floor features, soaring high vaulted ceilings in kitchen/dining area and a great room with a gas fireplace and hardwood floors, a custom Oak kitchen with a breakfast island and lots of built-ins and counter space that will certainly appeal to any Chef of the family . There is a walk out from the kitchen to a private deck and the yard is fenced. Master with tray ceiling with a walk-in closet and ensuite bath with jetted tub . The second bedroom is currently being used as a home office, and there is a second full family/guest bathroom. Main floor laundry(with hookup for gas dryer) and a second laundry room was added in the lower level. The lower level is partially finished and features lots of windows, loads of storage area, a cold cellar, and room to add extra bedrooms, plus a roughed-in for a 3 pc bath. Roof replaced in 2018 and there is a shed and gas line for BBQ. Just steps away from much sought-after High School and Elementary schools. Close to shopping mall, bus stop, YMCA Public library, UW, and just a short walk to Laurel Creek Conservation area where you can hike, swim, and canoe. Must be seen! (id:30922)

2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 1270

Royal LePage Wolle Realty

For sale
$650,000
163 WHITE PINE Crescent, waterloo, Ontario

163 White Pine Crescent

Waterloo, Ontario

Are you looking to make a move to WATERLOO? Check out this FIRST TIME offered for sale, Custom brick Bungalow! Over 2000 sq ft of professionally-finished living space to enjoy! Tree-lined, tranquil crescent location is a PLUS! Lovingly maintained and in immaculate condition, this 3+1 bedroom/2 full bath home could be yours! Beautiful, unmarred, gleaming hardwood floors in the sun-filled Living Room with huge bow window are a welcoming feature. Everything has been upgraded...modern kitchen with solid wood cabinetry, stone countertops, undermount lighting, glass backsplash, and newer stainless appliances makes cooking a snap! Sweet vinyl windows, new front door & screen door with 'slide-down' feature allows plenty of natural light to enhance this home. Builder-designed basement boasts comfy large Rec Room with gas fireplace, 3 pc bathroom, and 4th bedroom. Looking to add an in-law suite? This separate entry from garage might do the trick! What more could you need? https://youriguide.com/163_white_pine_crescent_waterloo_on/ Two minutes from Hwy 85, Conestoga Mall, and St. Jacobs. Around the corner is Sobey's, Timmie's, Starbucks, great eateries and shopping! (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 1100

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.

For sale
$899,900
626 WINTERBERRY Avenue, waterloo, Ontario

626 Winterberry Avenue

Waterloo, Ontario

Popular multi-level family room in desirable Laurel Creek community with breath-taking views in all seasons! A few minutes walk to one of the best elementary and high school, close to Universities, YMCA, Library, shopping plaza, walking trails and other amenities. You will love this soaring ceiling in great room, Kitchen has lots of oak cupboard, new quartz countertop ,big island and brand new dishwasher. Walk out from dinette to a large deck and beautiful pond and trees ! Four bedrooms upstairs, huge master bedroom has a large walk in closet and luxury ensuite. one extra large bedroom with large window in upper level basement, ideal for your growing family. lower level basement is also totally finished with another multi-function room (with kitchenet ),another three piece bathroom and finished laundry room. Huge crawl space for your extra storage ( access from multi-function room),No neighbors across the street is a bonus and you have lots of parking spaces available for your guests! Don't miss this one out! (id:30922)

5 Bedroom 4 Bathroom 1795

Green City Realty Inc.

For sale
$950,000
439 NORTHLAKE Drive, waterloo, Ontario

439 Northlake Drive

Waterloo, Ontario

FOUND IT!! I know you thought it didnt exist but here it is, your very own piece of paradise. Take advantage of this amazing opportunity to live in the most sought after location in Lakeshore North. This custom built, 1850 sqft 3 bedroom bungalow backing onto forest and walking trails is exactly what you have been searching for. The minute you pull in the driveway you will know this is the one. As you enter the home, you will be welcomed with a bounty of natural light and gleaming hardwood floors. You will be surprised with amount of cabinet space this timeless oak Kitchen has to offer. The over sized Dinette easily accommodates seating for 10. This allows the traditional formal Dining room to be used as a main floor home office if you wish. Whether you are relaxing in Family room by the fireplace, cooking in the Kitchen, enjoying a meal in the Dinette, or working in your Office the views from the oversized picture windows are constant reminders of why you love this home. So stop reading, start packing and you will be proud to make 439 Northlake Drive your new home. (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.

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