Woolwich Township

Woolwich Township Homes For Sale

Become a part of one of the historic settlement communities in the Woolwich Township.

Woolwich Township is comprised of both residential and commercial areas that include St. Jacobs, Elmira, and Breslau. Each rich in Mennonite history and thriving in their own culture.

With multiple elementary schools to choose from, parents can enroll their children in either the Catholic or Public sectors. Schooling options include; Breslau Public SchoolConestoga Public SchoolSt. Boniface Separate School, and St. Teresa of Avila. There is also one secondary school in the area, Elmira District Secondary School.

For those who travel for work or play, Woolwich Township is home to Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF) and is surrounded by all the Tri-Cities and area highways.

Woolwich Township gives you the ability to enjoy a rural lifestyle, even if you work in town, or the GTA. Continue below to learn more, including amenities, transit, and other area highlights.


Woolwich Township is very large, encompassing the entire area to the North-East of Kitchener-Waterloo. It boasts some of the biggest attractions of Waterloo Region including the St. Jacob’s Market and Village, Elmira and its annual Maple Syrup Festival, and the Region of Waterloo Airport in Breslau.

Conestogo, Bloomingdale, Mary Hill, Breslau, Winterbourne, and West Mountrose are all high-demand residential communities because they have rural charm, but with access to big city amenities.


It’s normal to see horse-drawn buggies with the large population of Old Order Mennonite families in the Township of Woolwich. However, you will be surprised by the many amenities if offers:

  • St. Jacob’s Farmers Market
  • Region of Waterloo International Airport
  • Breslau Community Centre
  • Woolwich Memorial Centre
  • Maple Syrup Museum
  • Artists of Woolwich Gallery
  • Waterloo Central Rail

If you enjoy learning about art and history, you can explore the Artists of Woolwich or the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, in St. Jacobs.

Social events are endless too. In Emira, they have their annual Maple Syrup Festival. Which is actually recognized as Canada’s largest Maple Syrup festival by the Guinness World Book of Records. And, the Waterloo Central Railway hosts plenty of events on the train, like Oktoberfest and event Santa Trains.

With a variety of properties, such as heritage, estate lots, and new subdivisions, the Township of Woolwich has become a popular real estate investment for young families.

Schooling / Child Care

Buying a home in the Woolwich Township means your children will go to one of eight elementary schools:

  • Breslau Public School
  • Conestogo Public School
  • Floradale Public School
  • John Mahood Junior Public School
  • Park Manor Senior Public School
  • Riverside Public School
  • St. Boniface Separate School
  • St. Teresa of Avila

The first six listed are operated by the Waterloo Region District School Board, and the remaining two are operated by the Waterloo Catholic District School Board.

The area also has one secondary school,  Elmira District Secondary School, operated by the WRDSB:

  • Elmira District Secondary School

The Elmira District Secondary School is one of the highly-rated secondary schools by the Fraser Insititute.

The Waterloo Region is also home to multiple post-secondary options like:

  • University of Waterloo
  • University of Laurier
  • Conestoga College

The University of Waterloo and The University of Laurier, both with recognitions in engineering and business programs, respectfully. While Conestoga College is best known for its polytechnic education.

For families with young ones, there are many childcare and family-oriented learning options to choose from, including multiple licensed childcare centres supported through the Region of Waterloo as well as an EarlyON Child and Family Centre in the heart of Elmira.


The GRT is Waterloo Region’s public transport operator. It operates daily bus services for the region.

Woolwich focuses this system primarily on Route 21, making the downtown highlights of both St Jacobs and Elmira easily accessible for everyone. The GRT website has information on schedules, fares and other important details for riders.

Outside of the GRT, there are many cycling and walking trails, especially surrounding the Grand River, making it an efficient way to travel around the township as well.


Investing in Woolwich real estate means that you will be investing in the many parks and trails:

  • 30+ Community Parks
  • 80km in Woolwich Trails
  • 2 Dog Parks

For lovers of the outdoors, there is a Woolwich Trails Group that promotes hiking and biking on the 10 trails (totalling over 80 kilometres!). In winter months, many trails permit cross country skiing and snowmobiling.

Just off of Oriole Parkway in Elmira, you’ll have complete use of the local dog park, and St. Jacob’s also hosts an unfenced park on Water Street for your pets to enjoy.

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521 PREAKNESS Street, waterloo, Ontario

521 Preakness Street

Waterloo, Ontario

Why move into a cookie-cutter home when you can move into a luxurious, stunning almost 2,700 sq. ft. CUSTOM BUILT home by John WeltonSunvale, which is sure to impress the most discerning buyer! Click MULTIMEDIA for the VIDEO of this beautiful home! Located on a QUIET, FAMILY-FRIENDLY street on an extra wide (106 ft.) lot in Woolwich Estates, minutes from Kiwanis Park, walking trails, the expressway, shopping, public transit and schools/universities. Bright, OPEN CONCEPT main floor plan. Custom front door, giving access to a large and welcoming foyer. Gorgeous GOURMET Barzotti kitchen w/ Caesarstone countertops, stainless steel appliances, 5-burner gas cooktop, Kohler cast iron farmhouse sink, an oversized island w/ sink and breakfast bar, an abundance of cupboards (soft close cabinetry) and walk-in pantry. Dinette w/ sliding doors w/ access to the backyard. Spacious DINING ROOM w/ beautiful gas fireplace as well as an inviting LIVING ROOM, both ideal for entertaining. The OFFICE, w/ French doors, is located off the living room. Convenient, main floor LAUNDRY ROOM/MUDROOM. A 2-pc bath finishes off the main floor. The second floor boasts 4 spacious bedrooms: a LARGE MASTER BEDROOM w/ access to an exquisite 5-pc ensuite and his/hers walk-in closet as well as a 5-pc main bath and 3 additional bedrooms; one with its own 3-pc ensuite. The spacious backyard extends to the side of the house. A must see and move-in ready!! (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 4 Bathroom 2675 sqft

Peak Realty Ltd.

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746 CHESAPEAKE Drive, waterloo, Ontario

746 Chesapeake Drive

Waterloo, Ontario

Abundance of natural light streams throughout this spacious open concept, quality (2 x 6 construction, plywood floors and roof ) custom built family home, on pool size lot, in PRIME location. The front entry opens to a spacious foyer with double size closet and is sided by garage entry and 2 pc bath. Solid maple wood railing and spindles grace the wide stairway to the second level. Vaulted ceiling over main level Great Room, houses dual skylights and is wired for surround sound speakers. Windows clad with elegant California shutters, offer both privacy and light. Large dining area sides a Gourmet equipped kitchen for the love of cooking! Featuring: modern slab design cabinetry; 7 banks of graduated deep drawer storage; sliding shelves; built-in wine rack; Microwave shelf; counter appliance garage; 5 stage R/O drinking water tap; 9 ft. Centre Island/breakfast bar with seating for 4 or more and features a substantial indoor gril/griddle with downdraft system fan; gas range with dual oven; 1100 CFM range hood. Upper level: laundry room; Master bedroom suite with w/i closet and spa bath; 2 more large bedrooms and main bath. Unspoiled basement: 9 ft. ceiling height; ample windows; R.I. plumbing for bath and dark room; fruit cellar. 19 x 25ft heated and insulated garage/workshop: Fitted with 33,000 BTU furnace; 1000 CFM exhaust fan; outside man door. Rear yard: gas BBQ hook up; cedar/lexan window well covers; cedar and exotic hardwood fencing. (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 3 Bathroom

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.

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64 -  225 BENJAMIN Road, waterloo, Ontario

64 - 225 Benjamin Road

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome home to the "Treetops" Community. Where country meets city, lifestyle is tranquility and peace, high end townhome with resort like amenities. Shoveling snow is a thing of the past, and lawn care is no longer on your to do list! Text me today to book a viewing! Amenities: SNOW REMOVAL IN DRIVEWAY, LAWN CARE, WATER, SWIMMING POOL, TENNIS COURT, CLUBHOUSE with SAUNA, LIBRARY, PARTY ROOM...Exquisitely maintained, and move in ready home! 1. You'll love the sun filled, open concept layout with engineered hardwood and tile flooring throughout, a fireplace and a powder room, spacious living room and a separate dining room. 2. Large eat in kitchen. 3. The backyard - Park like setting, with beautiful patio deck, and no rear neighbors. Its a perfect place to relax with family and friends. 4. Master bedroom - Spacious, and features a wall to wall closet, and a 4 piece on-suite, with oversize stand up shower. 5. There are 2 more bedrooms upstairs, and a 4 piece bath. 6. Finished basement - In the basement, there is more great space. Perfect place to kick back and watch the game or enjoy a family movie. A finished family room, functional storage, laundry room, furnace (2015) and a 3 piece bath. 7. Location: Walking distance to the St. Jacobs market, and the new LRT line. 8. 2,345 sq. ft. total living space! 1. Close to schools (email for list) and shopping, and have easy access to the exprwy and hwy 401. * Call me to book your private tour today! (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 4 Bathroom 1592 sqft

Align Real Estate Services Inc.

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319 RIDEAU RIVER Place, waterloo, Ontario

319 Rideau River Place

Waterloo, Ontario

Exceptional detached house located in desirable Conservation Meadows. Features ceramic tile entrance that leads to large and bright living room boasts soaring high ceilings and gas fire. Open concept eat in kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops with ample cabinetry. Upper level features hardwood floors, 4 bedrooms, all with over-sized windows, providing abundance of natural light and 3 full baths. Master bedroom with his and her closet, large 5pcs en-suite. Exterior features beautiful stone and stucco finish and double car garage. Located on a quite court, short walking distance to Laurel Creek Conservation park , walking trails. Easy access to express way, minutes from school, transit and shopping! (id:30922)

5 Bedroom 4 Bathroom 3129 sqft

Cloud Realty Inc.

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297 CASTLEFIELD Avenue, waterloo, Ontario

297 Castlefield Avenue

Waterloo, Ontario

Outstanding custom built original owner 4 bedroom, 5 bathroom home in prestigious Old Colonial Acres. The over 4200 sq ft of finished living space is ideal to impress family & friends from the soaring two storey sky lighted entrance foyer to the bright generous floor plan opening to formal living & dining rooms, a chef's kitchen and breakfast area, a sunken family with walkouts to the spacious landscaped 68 x 171 ft deep lot which also includes an office, laundry room, 2 pce powder room, 3 pce shower bath and oversize attached garage on the main. Second floor has a large master suite with ensuite and walk-in closet, 3 nice sized bedrooms and main bath. The finished basement contains more family fun entertainment area in the huge tiled recreation, games and bar area, 2 pce powder room, roomy separate fitness gym area suitable for a multitude of various uses complete with sauna and dedicated shower. Lovingly maintained and upgraded with pride of ownership. The solid structural components will allow your loved ones to call this gem home for many years to come. This Eastside Waterloo location is so convenient to a multitude of shopping opportunities, well regarded schools and world class Universities, parks, nature trails, sports fields, RIM Park, Grey Silo Golf, Conestoga Mall, public transit and LRT, Uptown Waterloo and quick access to major thoroughfares you will have many great opportunities to live a full lifestyle as you enjoy this quiet peaceful welcoming home. (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 6 Bathroom 2989 sqft

Peak Realty Ltd.

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823 COPPER RIDGE Drive, waterloo, Ontario

823 Copper Ridge Drive

Waterloo, Ontario

Exceptional executive family home in Carriage Crossing. The main floor layout of this home was designed to perfection and is ideal for family get-togethers! The 10-foot ceilings along with an overwhelming abundance of windows and multiple seating areas make this the perfect spot to entertain, socialize, and enjoy some really great food. The stylish kitchen is a chef's dream and comes complete with high-end Stainless-Steel built-in appliances, a separate prep sink, granite counter tops and a walk-through pantry for all your storage needs. Also, the central island seats 4 people comfortably, perfect for those lunch-on-the-go moments. Don't miss the main floor office overlooking the front yard. Upstairs are 3 spacious bedrooms + a loft/media room which can easily be converted into a 4th bedroom should you need it. The oversized Master Bedroom has a walk-in closet with a built-in organizer so you'll never run out of room for your shoes as well as a Luxury Ensuite bath. Get ready to feel pampered after a long day of work while relaxing with a glass of wine in the free-standing modern deep soaker tub. This 2-year-old home has an unfinished basement awaiting your personal touches, and has room for a Rec Room, Games area, another bedroom, and a bathroom. This truly is a special neighbourhood that is conveniently located by Conestoga Mall, walking trails, shopping, Rim Park and more! (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 4 Bathroom 3506 sqft

Royal LePage Wolle Realty

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231 GOLF COURSE Road, conestogo, Ontario

231 Golf Course Road

Conestogo, Ontario

This gorgeous Conestogo luxury bungalow is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, not to be missed. As you drive along Golf Course Road, you cant help but notice the neighbours taking their daily walk, getting fresh air; they wave at you as you pass bythis is truly a feeling of communitya feeling of home. Pulling up to your driveway and into your climate-controlled garage, you note this executive luxury bungalow still takes your breath away. As you enter your home, the smell of dinner fills the air. The family is on the back deck overlooking hole #2 of The Moorsa drink awaits you and you sink into your favourite patio chairis this heaven? Could be After enjoying the family meal, you receive a text - your friends are on their waythis is going to be great. When they arrive, theyre stunned by the decadence and openness of your main floor. Hardwood flooring throughoutthe sunken conversational couches beckon for intimate conversations. Drinks are served; laughter fills the room. As the night moves on, you practice a few rounds of billiards, air hockey and shuffleboard downstairs. Youve made up the guest bedrooms downstairs no need for your friends to drive home tonight. After a great evening connecting with close friends, you wake up refreshed and eager to get your day started with a good workout in your gym/yoga studio followed by a hot tub and sauna this truly is luxurious. Welcome home to 231 Golf Course Road. Your life is waiting for you. (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 4 Bathroom

Keller Williams Golden Triangle Realty

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4 James Wilson Street, bloomingdale, Ontario

4 James Wilson Street

Bloomingdale, Ontario

This charming bungalow is located in a quiet little town full of character. With curb appeal and a large driveway for parking, you'll feel right at home the second you pull up!  A carpet free main floor will greet you at the door and provide an open concept kitchen and living space! Large bay windows draw in lots of light highlighting the dark flooring and light cabinetry. Flowing into the dining area you'll find a sliding door taking you outside to your very own private oasis! With green space to run around on and an amazing deck with a privacy screen, this backyard is an entertainer's dream! A fully covered seating area will allow you to enjoy your morning coffee rain or shine and keep dinners outside in the shade plus, there is already a pad and wiring to have the luxury of a hot tub as well! Fully fenced and surrounded by mature trees you will enjoy this backyard getaway all year round. Retreating back inside you'll find 2 spacious bedrooms with large windows and modern touches! The master bedroom will be a show stopper with heated floors and an open concept ensuite. This space also has private access to the backyard!  With the basement fully finished this house has over 2000 sq of living space and is ready for you! Featuring a large rec room, bedroom for guests and bathroom, you'll be able to entertain your friends or have cozy family nights in! Hurry! This one won't last long! Go ahead, take your shoes off! Welcome home! Welcome to 4 James Wilson Street! (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 1419 sqft

Zahnd Team Real Estate Advisors Inc

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412 -  778 LAURELWOOD Drive, waterloo, Ontario

412 - 778 Laurelwood Drive

Waterloo, Ontario

Gorgeous less than a year old apartment unit with amazing Sunset views!!!... This Beautiful carpet free unit is over 1,000 sqft and comes with tons of great features and upgrades like 2 parking spaces, locker, amazing custom stone wall with fireplace, Master ensuite bathroom, In-suite laundry, Custom electric Blinds and much more. It is also conveniently located close to shopping centres, and some of the highest ranked school in town! (id:30922)

2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 1050 sqft

RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc.

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Lot 102 Chestnut Ridge, waterloo, Ontario

Lot 102 Chestnut Ridge

Waterloo, Ontario

*Open House Sun Nov 24th 2-4pm at Model Home at 267 Chestnut Ridge. Carriage Crossing model home currently under construction w/ a move-in date of May 2020-there is still time to choose interior finishes! This 4 bed/4 bath luxury home features: chefs kitchen w/ custom cabinetry, quartz/granite countertop, backsplash, top-of-the-line appliances, & both a butlers & walk-in pantry. Great room w/ coffered ceiling & gas fireplace w/ stonecast mantle. Dining room w/ tray ceiling & decorative crown moulding. Main floor office, 2-pce bath, & a laundry/mud room complete this level. Upstairs, a luxurious master awaits w/ crown moulding detail, walk-in closet, & a 5-pce ensuite w/ tiled glass shower, whirlpool/soaker tub, & double vanity. 3 additional bedrooms each w/ walk-in closet. Bedroom 2 includes a 3-pce ensuite, & bedrooms 3 & 4 feature a 5-pce Jack-&-Jill bath. 10 main floor ceiling height, pot lights & designer light fixtures, engineered hardwood & porcelain tile, premium plumbing fixtures, quartz/granite countertops throughout, 7 1/4" trim, interlocking driveway, exterior front landscaping, covered back porch, & more! Situated in East Waterloo, Carriage Crossing offers the best of modern amenities & the warmth of small-town values. Close to area workplaces/universities/schools, RIM Park, trails, Grand River, Grey Silo Golf Club, shopping, farmers market & popular amenities. Contact us today for details.PICTURES FROM PREVIOUSLY BUILT HOME-REFERENCE OF QUALITY/CONCEPT ONLY (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 4 Bathroom 3112 sqft

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.

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Lot 103 Chestnut Ridge, waterloo, Ontario

Lot 103 Chestnut Ridge

Waterloo, Ontario

*Open House Sunday Nov 24th 2-4pm at Model Home at 267 Chestnut Ridge* Custom build your dream home with Deutschmann Homes in Waterloo's prestigious final phase in Carriage Crossing! Other lots & plans available, full customization is welcome. Premium upgrades and finishes are included: grand 2 storey foyer entrance. Chefs kitchen w/ custom cabinetry, quartz/granite countertop, backsplash, & both a butlers & walk-in pantry. 2 storey great room w/18 ceiling, & a gas fireplace w/ stonecast mantle. Dining room w/ tray ceiling & decorative crown moulding. Main floor office, 2-pce bath, & a mud room complete this level. Upstairs, a luxurious master awaits w/ crown moulding detail, dressing room, & a 5-pce ensuite w/ tiled glass shower, whirlpool/soaker tub, & double vanity. 3 additional bedrooms, a 5-pce main bath, and laundry room complete the upper level. 10 main floor ceiling height, pot lights & designer light fixtures, engineered hardwood & porcelain tile, premium plumbing fixtures, quartz/granite countertops throughout, 7 1/4" trim, interlocking driveway, exterior front landscaping, & so much more! Situated in East Waterloo, Carriage Crossing offers the best of modern amenities & the warmth of small-town values. Close to area workplaces/universities/schools, RIM Park, walking trails, Grand River, Grey Silo Golf Club, shopping, the farmers market, & other popular amenities. Contact us today for details. (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 3070 sqft

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.

For sale Open House
LOT 99 CHESTNUT Ridge, waterloo, Ontario

Lot 99 Chestnut Ridge

Waterloo, Ontario

*Open House Sunday Nov 24th 2-4pm at Model Home at 267 Chestnut Ridge* Custom build your dream home in Waterloo's prestigious Carriage Crossing-last lots! Full customization is welcome. Premium upgrades and finishes are included: custom cabinetry and granite counter tops throughout, kitchen backsplash, gas fireplace with stonecast mantle, dining room with tray ceiling and decorative crown moulding detail, master bedroom with crown moulding, ensuite with glass shower and whirlpool/soaker tub, 9' main floor ceiling height, pot lights and designer light fixtures, engineered hardwood and porcelain tile, premium fixtures, 7 1/4" trim, interlocking driveway and so much more! Situated in East Waterloo, Carriage Crossing offers the best of modern amenities and the warmth of small-town values. Close to area workspaces/universities/schools, RIM Park, walking trails, Grand River, Grey Silo Golf Club, shopping, the farmers' market & other popular amenities. Contact us today for details. (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 4 Bathroom 2997 sqft

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.