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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3 BLUE HERON Court, elmira, Ontario

3 Blue Heron Court

Elmira, Ontario

Beautiful Bungalow with finished in-law suite. Fabulous opportunity to bring your family together in one home. The lower level in-law suite with potential for rental income has 2 separate entrances and was professionally completed in 2020 with a full kitchen, living room, dining room, laundry, 2 pc bath, bedroom with ensuite 3 pc walk in shower and walk in closet. The main floor open concept flows nicely with a large eat in kitchen features an island, quartz, pot drawers; living room with walk out to backyard deck and patio to enjoy the sunsets. 3 good size bedrooms and updated 4 pc bath(2021) complete the main floor. The home has numerous upgrades including floors, furnace/ac(2013), front windows, eaves, fascia(completion May 2021), electrical(2020), in-law suite(2020). This lovingly cared for home sits on a large fenced lot with shed, attached garage with bonus loft and entrance to home on a sought after quiet court in the quaint town of Elmira. Easy access to major centres and Waterloo International Airport (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 1457

RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc Brokerage

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26 POFFENROTH Path, elmira, Ontario

26 Poffenroth Path

Elmira, Ontario

Welcoming Semi-Detached home in a Family Friendly Neighborhood in ELMIRA. 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, large eat in kitchen and fully fenced yard with an attached garage. Unfinished basement awaiting your personal touch, Furnace & Air replaced 2019. (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 1395

RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc Brokerage

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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

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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

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560 RUSTIC Drive, waterloo, Ontario

560 Rustic Drive

Waterloo, Ontario

Sought after Colonial Acres! Nestled in a tranquil, treed and very private setting this beautiful executive home provides a country oasis in the city. Welcoming entrance foyer with vaulted ceiling and open staircase. French doors to Spacious dining room, Living room (now) den. Well planned kitchen with double wall ovens, counter compost chute, and quality Miele and Kitchen Aid stainless steel appliances, is open to sunny dinette and Family rm. Built in divider for computer desk with removable top to hide all wires. Sliders to composite deck with private seating area, outdoor speakers & b/i bar with granite counter, for easy entertaining. Adjacent flag stone patio to covered BBQ area, additional interlock brick patio for dining plus plenty of room for the kids to run in this 140 ft deep yard. Sun drenched family room with ceiling to floor windows and fabulous view of gardens. Slate gas fireplace with custom shelving, undermount lighting for displaying your treasures. Main floor laundry and mud room entrance from garage.Upper level has addition by Country Lane, featuring Upper floor family room, with shelving and cabinets, large windows, perfect for office or playroom. Very spacious Master Br with w/in closet and luxury en suite. Separate glass shower, elegant free standing soaker tub, heated towel rack and heated floor, quartz counters. Plus updated 4pc family bath quartz counter, heated ceramic floor. additional 3 bedrooms are good size. Finished Lower level ,Rec room with gas stove, pocket doors to games room, gym area, workshop or hobby room, 2pc bath & (with shower rough in), adjoining photographer's dark room, lots of storage, central vac. Your family will enjoy over 3218 sq ft living space in addition to the fabulous outdoor living spaces set up for family fun, entertaining, gardening or just enjoying your privacy and mature gardens (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 4 Bathroom

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.

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348 NORTHLAKE Drive, waterloo, Ontario

348 Northlake Drive

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome home to 348 Northlake Drive, set on a wide lot in one of Waterloos most sought-after neighbourhoods, Lakeshore North. This residence has everything you need to make a wonderful family home, the spacious main-floor layout allows for a living room, dining room, eat-in kitchen and family room complete with a cozy wood-burning fireplace and walkout to the large deck and mature backyard. Three well-sized bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a finished rec-room with a gas fireplace round out the home. A well-maintained property with new furnace and AC in 2016 and roof 2014. A large double car garage and driveway provide plenty of parking. This location features excellent schools (Northlake Woods Elementary is a 5-minute walk) close proximity to St. Jacobs Market and even quick access to the expressway and public transit including the nearby Northfield LRT station. (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 1570

Benjamins Realty Inc.

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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

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7 TANAGER Street, elmira, Ontario

7 Tanager Street

Elmira, Ontario

Welcome to 7 Tanager! This well maintained 4 bedroom home is centrally located in Elmira's Birdland subdivision. Walking distance to schools and amenities! This house has been well maintained and has had many updates over the years. The kitchen was redone in 2014 and features soft closing drawers. 2014 a new water heater, 2015 a new water softener. 2017 a new shingled roof and in 2019 a new furnace and air conditioning. All appliances are also current and in excellent shape. The basement recreation room was redone in 2013. This house has a backyard not to be missed, it is large and flat and just waiting for its new owners to put their touch on it! Come out and see this home ownership opportunity. (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 2 Bathroom

Coldwell Banker Peter Benninger Realty

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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

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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

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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.

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1121 PRINTERY Road, st. jacobs, Ontario

1121 Printery Road

St. Jacobs, Ontario

Wonderful opportunity to enjoy a Country Living at just minutes from the city in the lovely town of St. Jacobs. You will be impressed with the space, light and functionality of this beautiful 4-Bedroom home. Starting with a grandiose entrance, the main floor is featuring an Open living space, an amazing Kitchen with great amount of Cupboard Space & Granite countertops including a large Island and Stainless appliances, Dinette, formal Dining room, a spacious Office, Travertine & Hardwood flooring, and oversize windows. Second floor will surprise with the well-appointed bedroom sizes and their spacious Walk-in closets, not to mention the retreat feel/connection with the 5 piece master Ensuite. Plenty of other attractive features such as: Large fenced Backyard, Huge Deck perfect for family gatherings & entertainment, New Fridge, Washer & Dryer, Metal Roof replaced in 2019, Concrete Driveway, Video Surveillance system, Wi-Fi remote Garage opener, over-size Cold room, available Electrical infrastructure for Hot Tub and Sauna, and more. A large unfinished basement is awaiting your inspired ideas, artistic vision and special touches for maximum enjoyment. Very well kept and regularly maintained home, you will not be disappointed - an evident pride of ownership, don't miss this out ! (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 2637

Peak Realty Ltd.

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