Vista Hills

Nestled on Waterloo’s east side, you’ll find Vista Hills, one of Waterloo’s newly developed neighbourhoods. Located in the heart of the growing Ira Needles area, Vista Hills has everything you need outside your front door.

Explore one of the area’s largest selections of new homes. You and your family can discover the parks, trails, greenspace — and find the things that matter to you. Over two decades of meticulous planning have made Vista Hills into a community that stands out.

Set in a popular, established area of West Waterloo, Vista Hills combines a wealth of nearby shopping, dining and recreation with the excitement of witnessing a brand-new community taking shape.

The extensive network of trails within Vista Hills connects to forested trails, trails within nearby communities and throughout Waterloo.
Designed to be a great place to live and play, each home in Vista Hills is within a 5-minute walk to park or recreation area. Connecting the parks, community walking trails also link to hiking and biking trails that wind through the protected greenspace and throughout Waterloo.
Location

Vista Hills is located on Waterloo’s east border along Wilmont Line. It’s a newer neighbourhood being less than five years old; it has easy access to the Boardwalk, Ira Needles and only a 10-minute drive from the Conestoga Parkway.

Amenities

Shopping & Entertainment

The best part about living in Vista hills is how close you are to some of the most popular shopping centres in Waterloo. Just a 5-minute drive south of the neighbourhood, you’ll find the Waterloo Costco location. You’ll find everything you need from food to renovation supplies having one of the most popular warehouses next door has its perks – you can walk there so you’ll never worry about parking again.  

If you’re not into buying in bulk, then no worries, next door to Costco is Goodness me organic food store, where you can find fresh organic produce and health supplements. If you’re looking to support local farmers, head on over to Dutchie’s Fresh Market where you’ll find some of the best deals on locally sourced Ontario produce. 

Groceries aren’t the only thing you can shop for next door, Vista Hills residents have a Mark’s Work Warehouse, Canadian Tire, Petsmart and a Winners within walking distance. 

And just a 3-minute drive south, you’ll find Waterloo’s Boardwalk shopping centre. You’ll find an assortment of shops for whatever you need, including two big box stores Walmart and The Brick. 

If you’re looking to redecorate your home check out Homesense, Lowes, Urban Barn and Storage Solutions for anything you need. If you’re a creative type, there are a Curry’s Artists’ Materials that have everything aspiring artists could need. 

Finally, no weekend is complete without a movie, and The Boardwalk is home to Waterloo’s Landmark Cinema. You can catch the latest flicks on one of their ten screens while you enjoy snacks and finish your night with a game in their arcade. Living in Vista Hills means you have so much to do right outside your door, what more could you want! 

Restaurants & Food Services 

Foodies will love living in Vista Hills, and The Boardwalk is home to an assortment of restaurants that specialize in cuisine from all around the world. 

Do you have a craving for some delicious South-east Asian cuisine? Then Red Ginger Modern Thai + Viet Cuisine is right for you; Offering a wide assortment of traditional Thai and Vietnamese noodles, soup and curry dishes, Red Ginger is perfect for those looking to spice things up.

Almadina Bar & Grill specializes in middle-eastern food inspired by the flavours of Egypt. Enjoy an assortment of meats cooked on a charcoal grill, fresh falafel baked to order, and they have some of the most delicious vegetarian dishes around!  Fans of Turkish cuisine should checkout Meetpoint Bar & Grill. Enjoy authentic Turkish kebabs, homemade desserts and delicious comfort food with a middle eastern flare. 

If you’re looking for some comfort food, try Montana’s Smokehouse; Here you’ll enjoy some old favourites like fresh cornbread, handmade burgers and their famous ribs. If you’re looking to mark a special occasion or enjoy some cocktails on a patio, Milestones Bar & Grill is the place for you. Enjoy some great appetizers and some of the tastiest cocktails why you unwind. You’ll find that living close to so many attractions will never leave you wondering what to do on a Friday night!

HealthCare & Lifestyle

Looking for health services isn’t a problem when you live in Vista Hills. Located beside the community is Erbsville Dental and Dentistry On Erb, two dental practitioners always accepting new patients right outside your door.  

The Boardwalk Medical Centre has expanded to have two buildings side by side, here you’ll find a specialist for whatever healthcare needs you may have. Some of the services you’ll find here are Lifelabs, CPS, pediatricians and family doctors. For a full listing of what medical services are available, visit the medical center’s website

Are you looking to relax and treat yourself? Right across from Vista Hills, you’ll find Jolanta’s European Spa, which offers skin care, spa and rejuvenation services. Don’t stop there, why not renew yourself head to toe with Lotus Nails And Skin Spa and Mosa Beauty Salon

Schooling / Child Care

Vista Hills is fortunate enough to have a school within its borders. Vista Hills Public School is a newer school, less than ten years old with state of the art learning resources. 

For post-secondary students living in Vista Hills, they can go to Sir John A. Mcdonald Secondary School, or if they wish to pursue a Catholic education, they can attend Resurrection Catholic Secondary School.

Transit

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Vista Hills may be tucked away on Waterloo’s east side, but that doesn’t mean you need a car to travel around Waterloo! GRT bus route 31 goes through the neighbourhood, residents can take this to Conestoga Mall Terminal to transfer to another bus or board the LRT.  Travelling to  Waterloo’s Boardwalk is a breeze, route 13 loops through the northern end and Laurelwood or catches either the 202 or the 29 that goes along Erbsville Road. 

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Route 13 Laurelwood

202 iXpress – University

Route 29 Keats-University

Parks

If you’re an outdoors lover, then Vista Hills is perfect for you. St. Moritz Park is on the north end of the community, and it is why Vista Hills is known for its breathtaking views. St. Moritz park has a beautiful view of the sprawling countryside adjacent to Vista Hills and is home to large fields residents can enjoy. This park has two tennis courts, a soccer field, playground equipment and is the southern entrance to the GeoTime Trail.

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