Laurelwood

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Laurelwood is one of the most sought after neighbourhoods to buy a home in the city of Waterloo.

Located on the West side of Waterloo, Laurelwood has the perfect balance of active and reserved quiet living.

Laurelwood is home to exceptional schools for both public and Catholic districts. If you enroll your children in public school, they will attend one of the top 25 elementary schools in Ontario, Laurelwood Public School, and the #1 high school in Waterloo, Sir John A MacDonald Secondary School.

Catholic students also attend one of the top-rated schools in Waterloo, St. Nicholas Elementary School, and bus to Ressurection Catholic Secondary School for high school.

On top of excellent education, Laurelwood is nearby Laurel Creek Conservation Area, and hosts many community events each year through the Laurelwood Neighbourhood Association.

If you’re planning to make the move to Waterloo, it’s time to explore the many amenities within this vibrant community.

Location

Nestled in the North-West corner of Waterloo, Laurelwood is a popular suburban neighbourhood for growing families.

Away from busy city centres, Laurelwood is bordered by the beautiful Laurel Creek Conservation Area and has become home to many shops, services, schools, and restaurants over the past 15 years. No need to drive into Uptown Waterloo or Downtown Kitchener – everything you need is right here.

Amenities

Health Care

Shopping & Services

  • Stork Family YMCA
  • John M. Harper Branch WPL
  • Laurelwood Shopping Centre
  • Court at Laurelwood
  • The Village at University Gates
  • Shoppers Drug Mart

Restaurants & Food Stores

  • Sobeys Columbia
  • Java Garden
  • Bento Sushi
  • Wok Wagon Express
  • Wild Sushi
  • Wild Wing
  • Big Bit Pizza + Wings
  • Lin’s Garden

Churches

  • Christ Lutheran Church
  • Creekside Church
  • Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church – Erbsville
  • Waterloo North Presbyterian Church
  • Trinity Evangelical Missionary Church

If you’re looking for an ideal community where you and your family can grow roots, Laurelwood is an excellent choice. Here you will have easy access to many amenities, sounded by single-family homes and two retirement residences. If you’re looking for a way to stay in shape, or possibly enroll your children in swimming lessons; you’ll be pleased to learn that the Stork Family YMCA is only minutes away on the corner of Fischer-Hallman and Laurelwood Drive.

Conveniently located in the same building as the YMCA, you will find the John M. Harper Waterloo library. Open year-round, you can spend hours with your family enjoying the wide selection of books, music, and more.

Minutes away from the YMCA, you will find two shopping plaza’s which are home to grocery stores, banks, and doctor’s offices. Everything is within walking distance, which is especially convenient for those looking for a retirement residence. There are currently two modern residences located in Laurelwood, and both are close to the YMCA and plaza’s alike.

Schooling / Child Care
  • Laurelwood Public School
  • St. Nicholas Catholic School
  • Sir John A. MacDonald Secondary School
  • OWL Daycare
  • Children’s Creative Centre
  • Kumon Math & Reading Centre

You’ll be pleased with the selection of top-rated schools and child centres in Laurelwood. Ranked second best in the city of Waterloo you will find Laurelwood Public School, and located nearby is St. Nicholas Catholic School.

If you are seeking daycare services, you’ll be able to leave your little ones in the care of one of the top-rated childcare centres “Owl Daycare.” And, kids heading into high-school, the modern Sir John A. MacDonald Secondary School is also located in Laurelwood and is rated second among six local high schools.

All of these schools and childcare centres are located among single-story homes and are within easy walking distance.

Transit

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  • GRT Routes 13 and 31
  • Cycling and trails

Waterloo Region’s Grand River Transit provides services through Laurelwood on their Route 13 bus. Not too far off, there’s also access to GRT Route 31 along Columbia Street, connecting with the new ion LRT, making it easy for all residents to commute anywhere throughout K-W.

For those who drive further out for work and entertainment, access to the ON-85 is just a five-minute drive from Erbsville Road and 20 minutes onto HWY 401.

Laurelwood is abundant with dedicated cycling lanes on public streets and multiple nature trails in and around Laurel Creek Conservation area.

Parks
  • Laurel Creek Conservation Area
  • Old Oak Park
  • Green Acre Park
  • White Elm Park

If you’re looking for a neighbourhood that can support your very active family, Laurelwood is perfect for you! Located within walking distance, you have a playground of activity right at your doorstep, with Laurel Creek Conservation Area located on Westmount Road North.

Along with dog walking, hiking, picnicking, and bicycling, residents have access to the park’s facility rentals, campground, and canoe/kayak rentals. 

If you’re looking to pick up a game of soccer or enjoy the many jungle-gyms in the area, you can also head one of the many parks in the neighbourhood.

If you’re looking to pick up a game of soccer or enjoy the many jungle-gyms in the area, you can also head one of the many parks in the neighbourhood.

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