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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15 PRINCE ALBERT Boulevard Unit# 513, kitchener, Ontario

15 Prince Albert Boulevard Unit# 513

Kitchener, Ontario

Looking to Enter the Housing Market? This Fantastic 3 year Old Condo opportunity is priced to help you do just that! This lovely 665 sq. ft., 1 Bedroom plus Den/Office boasts floor to ceiling windows, 2 baths, Quartz countertops, in-suite washer/dryer, 4 stainless steel appliances, laminate and tile floors, Geothermal Energy Efficient Heating, balcony, heated underground parking and locker, exercise and party room....PHEW....and much more! Not only that... its also ideally located between downtown Kitchener and Uptown Waterloo in a wonderfully quiet, well established neighbourhood ideal for the working Professional. This comfy condo is only a two-minute drive to highway access and walking distance to the Go Train Station and LRT. Looking to live the Urban Lifestyle? Look no further! (id:30922)

1 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 655

Coldwell Banker Peter Benninger Realty

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225 BENJAMIN Road Unit# 17, waterloo, Ontario

225 Benjamin Road Unit# 17

Waterloo, Ontario

RARE OPPORTUNITY-Prepare to be impressed by this stunning, extensively renovated, executive end-unit townhome, which backs onto green space, and is located at the highly desirable Treetops Community in Waterloo. This lovely 3 bed/3 bath recently renovated townhome offers over 1800 SF of luxurious living space, and features: a main level with a large welcoming foyer entrance, a spacious great room with soaring ceilings, laminate flooring, wood burning fireplace, and oversized windows providing an abundance of natural light, and the convenience of a 2-pce bath. Overlooking the main level is a large formal dining room with picture windows overlooking the forested backyard, a dream kitchen with quartz countertops, stainless appliances, backsplash under-cabinet lighting, and a dinette with vaulted ceilings, skylight, and access to the back deck. The 3rd level is dedicated to the master suite complete with vaulted ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a spa-like 4-pce updated ensuite complete with double vanity and tiled-glass shower. The 4th level offers 2 additional spacious bedrooms and a 4-pce bath with skylight. Additional living space can be found on the lower level complete with a bright rec room. Step outside into the large backyard and experience the gorgeous views of forest and mature trees. Enjoy the resort-like amenities which feature an in-ground swimming pool, tennis court and a club house with sauna, library, and party room. Premium location on the edge of North Waterloo, surrounded by farmland, but just minutes to all popular amenities, schools, parks and walking trails, Laurel Creek Conservation Area, shopping, restaurants, Starbucks, Sobeys, St. Jacobs Farmers market, quick highway access, and SO much more. Contact us today for more details, as this spectacular townhome wont last long! (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 1541

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.

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130 PAIGE Street, kitchener, Ontario

130 Paige Street

Kitchener, Ontario

THERE IS NO PLACE LIKE HOME AND NO PLACE LIKE THIS HOME! Over 4300 ft2 of living space, has 5 beds & 3.5 baths. Just steps to Walking Trails & THE GRAND RIVER, 5 MIN TO GO STATION, HWY, & DOWNTOWN WATERLOO. It doesn't get much grander than this entrance, with soaring ceilings, a catwalk, and a stunning hardwood stair case. The open main floor has an office, formal dining room, a spectacular chef's kitchen & family room that stretches the entire back of the house, laundry and powder room. Wait there is more, crown moulding, pot lights galore, fire place, travertine tile & hardwood throughout. On the second floor you to retreat to your private suite, offering an enormous walk-in closet, and en suite, complete with jacuzzi tub and glass walk-in shower. There are 3 more large bedrooms, 2 with walk-in closets. The partially finished basement has an additional bedroom, full bathroom, large windows, and a massive open space waiting to be finished. The pool sized backyard is private and beautifully landscaped with a Large Deck, Gas Line for a BBQ, Hot Tub, Fire Pit, and Shed w/power. The City of Kitchener allows outdoor recreational fires, NO PERMIT REQUIRED. This home has it all and the LOCATION too! (id:30922)

5 Bedroom 4 Bathroom 3020

Royal LePage Royal City Realty Brokerage

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87 YOUNG Street, st. jacobs, Ontario

87 Young Street

St. Jacobs, Ontario

Welcome to 87 Young Street! A charming and lovingly maintained bungalow within walking distance to The Village of St. Jacobs, and all of the culture and history it has to offer! This endearing 3-bedroom, 1.5 bath bungalow with detached heated garage/workshop, is loaded with character, offers over 2300 SF of living space, and features: a formal living room with hardwood flooring, and an oversized bay window, which overlooks the mature, tree-lined street. The bright and spacious kitchen/dining area with sliding door access, offers tranquil views of the large backyard. Completing the main level, 3 spacious bedrooms and a 4-pce bathroom. The finished basement with bonus side entry, offers an abundance of space with a large rec room, complete with gas fireplace, and custom wet bar. A detached, heated garage/workshop (555 SF), and a shed with hydro are perfect for anyone interested in a workspace for some of their favourite hobbies. Enjoy many years to come with recent updates including a newer roof, furnace and a/c, windows, driveway, and more. Experience the perfect blend of quiet, country living and the convenience of a bigger city. Within walking distance to one-of-a-kind shops, restaurants, theatre and events, local craft brewery, and so much more. Explore the parks, trails, Conestogo River, and the famous St. Jacobs Market. Located on the north edge of Kitchener-Waterloo, this home in the walkable Village, wont last long! (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.

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3 BUNTING Place, elmira, Ontario

3 Bunting Place

Elmira, Ontario

Expect to be impressed with this immaculate 4 bedroom, fully updated, raised bungalow. Nestled on a quiet court in Elmira's Birdland, this home might just be what you have been waiting for! So many features including a Chervin kitchen equipped with quartz countertops and newer stainless steel appliances. Working from home these days? The lower level is all set up with a Chervin built-in office area, newer flooring, gas fireplace, an updated bathroom, a bedroom and a bonus room currently being used as a playroom. The outstanding backyard will have you never wanting to leave with the covered composite deck including a built-in kitchen area, gas bbq, possibility for a hot tub and lots of yard for playing!!! Exterior updated in 2020 with siding, eaves, soffits, fascia, gutter guard and garage door. Concrete driveway can easily fit 4 vehicles, 200-amp service with a 30-amp receptacle for RV/Camper, a generator port, and attic insulation recently topped up. It really can't get any better than this! (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 2 Bathroom

RE/MAX Solid Gold Realty (Ii) Ltd.

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10 CENTRE Street, elmira, Ontario

10 Centre Street

Elmira, Ontario

Come and see this spacious house which is currently being used as a duplex, a 3 bedroom and 2 bedroom unit. New deck and 2 new furnaces. New windows for the basement. Newer 100 amp electrical panels. Has high ceilings with newer windows. Metal roof, 2 new air conditioners, and separate water meters. (id:30922)

5 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 2527

Keller Williams Golden Triangle Realty

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456 AVENS Street, waterloo, Ontario

456 Avens Street

Waterloo, Ontario

Welcome to the Camelot by James Gies construction Ltd, a custom builder obsessed with quality! This 1679 Square foot End unit townhome is situated on a beautiful pie shaped lot and features a WALK OUT BASEMENT! The Large open foyer, complete with exquisite ceramics is perfect for greeting guests. A few short steps ahead you will find a 2 piece main floor powder room, open concept dining and living area boasting luxurious vinyl plank flooring and a gourmet kitchen graced with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and dark rich cabinetry. The upper floor features 3 generous sized bedrooms, a 4piece main bath as well as a fantastic 5 piece ensuite with a his/her sink! A walk in closet finishes off this fantastic upper floor layout. Make some great plans outlining how you will finish off your new well laid out basement! A rough in bath, pre-studded and pre-insulated, this blank canvas is awaiting your creative touches. Miles of hiking trails, a brand new school, breath taking natural amphitheatre, and strong community values await! (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 1679

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.

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175 WOOLWICH Street S, woolwich, Ontario

175 Woolwich Street S

Woolwich, Ontario

Welcome to 175 Woolwich Street South in Breslau. This unique 2 storey home with double car garage has five bedrooms (all on the upper level), four full bathrooms, and it's situated on 2/3 of an acre! Starting out in the living room, you're sure to be impressed with this amazing space that features floor to ceiling windows, beautiful hardwood flooring, and a soaring 16+ foot ceiling that's open to the second level. The kitchen and breakfast area are the true heart of the home and feature a large island with a granite countertop, tons of cupboard space, a stylish backsplash, and a brand new quartz countertop w/ under-mount sink. The spacious breakfast area has an abundance of natural light, with triple wide sliders that lead outside to the large patio and endless back yard. A formal dining room, separate family room, home office, 4 pc. bathroom and laundry room complete the main level. There are two separate staircases that lead to the second floor, where you'll find a large open landing, with extra-wide hallways and hardwood flooring throughout. This level features an amazing master bedroom, with a brand new 5 pc. ensuite, walk-in closet and french doors to a balcony that overlooks the living room. There are 4 more sizable bedrooms, and two more updated bathrooms on this level. Downstairs there's a large finished rec room that's perfect for family fun and plenty of additional space for storage, or to be finished at a later date. (id:30922)

5 Bedroom 4 Bathroom

Keller Williams Golden Triangle Realty

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470 ANNAPOLIS Court, waterloo, Ontario

470 Annapolis Court

Waterloo, Ontario

Location, Location, Location! This 3 bed/2.5 bath freehold townhouse is located on a quiet court in the highly sought after neighbourhood of Eastbridge. A short walk to great schools and close to Conestoga Mall, RIM Park, walking trails, public transportation and countless amenities. Great curb appeal with attached garage and room in the driveway for two additional cars. The open concept main level is flooded with natural light. Kitchen includes an excellent stainless appliance package. The oversized living room has sliders to a private yard with room to run and no visible rear neighbours. An impressive and very large master bedroom has high windows and a walk-in closet. Very generous dimensions in the other two bedrooms allow for beds and work stations. The fully finished basement is carpet free and includes a three piece bathroom. (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 1360

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.

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150 GOLF COURSE Road, conestogo, Ontario

150 Golf Course Road

Conestogo, Ontario

This home is like living in a 5 star luxury hotel! 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and a total of 5,174 sq feet of finished living space, this 2 storey home backs onto the 2nd hole of Conestoga Golf Course and captures the best views for evening sunsets over the golf greens. No need to leave home when you have your own private outdoor spa facility! The spa area includes a 10 person steam room (approximately 1500 sq ft), outdoor shower, 8 seater salt water hot tub with hydro therapy (and 24x7 self cleaning function), outdoor kitchen with gas BBQ, outdoor fire pit and gas fireplace and outdoor theatre with speakers. Entertaining with family and friends is unlike any other property with private these luxurious amenities onsite! The layout of this home was thoughtfully designed and offers a variety of living accommodations including a separate 1 bedroom basement apartment, ideal for multi-generational family members. The main floor master bedroom or office with separate door to close off from the main house has its own ensuite bathroom and walk in closet that could be used as an in-law suite for aging parents. The 4 bedrooms on the second floor is the perfect option for a younger family with children (each bedroom with an adjacent ensuite bathroom). Brazilian cherry hardwood throughout, crown moulding, double height Great Room with a wall of windows, Juliette balconies, a double sided fireplace, in-floor radiant heating are some of the interior features that sets this property apart. The gourmet kitchen is ready for your family gatherings with a Jenn-air gas stove with 6 burners, 2 ovens and griddle pan. The fully finished basement area is outfitted with a private gym and radiant in-floor heating and another full bathroom. No expense has been spared or any detail overlooked. No need to travel when you have the opportunity to live here, in this exquisite property. (id:30922)

6 Bedroom 6 Bathroom 3611

Keller Williams Golden Triangle Realty

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720 COUNTRY SQUIRE Road, waterloo, Ontario

720 Country Squire Road

Waterloo, Ontario

You'll love this TROPHY HOUSE set on a Coveted 40 acre BEAUTIFULLY REFINED COUNTRY ESTATE. A gated entrance and winding drive leads up to the Exquisite Stone Mansion with CLASSICAL ARCHITECTURE & EXCEPTIONAL CRAFTSMANSHIP, designed by Paul Roth; acclaimed architect for a select collection of significantly Magnificent & Magical Estate Properties! STUNNING FOREST with trails for rejuvenating nature walks, snowshoeing, x-country skiing & forest bathing. Picturesque, prized spring-fed pond with tiered armour stone retaining walls, offering canoeing & fishing. Impressive open-plan architectural-design ensures gorgeous views from every room of this EXTRAORDINARY HOME-HAVEN! Impressive wrap-around stone terrace (approx 1,000 SF), where you will discover welcoming gathering areas for outdoor relaxation & tranquil panoramic views of this NATURALLY BEAUTIFUL Setting. Luxurious 10,070 SF Manor Home - a Peaceful 40-acre Sanctuary bordering the rolling countryside of Woolwich Township & Waterloo! The well-planned elevator between the main level & lower level is a convenient method for accessibility within this home. STUNNING Lower Level featuring a second kitchen, home theatre, home gym and a Distinctively Grand 39' x 34' open-span living space providing a multitude of home entertainment or hobby possibilities. This Grand Home welcomes an entrepreneur seeking a splendidly private and quiet LIVE/WORK LIFESTYLE. Glorious private ultra-exclusive setting with sculpted gardens. Over 20 species of mature trees. This stylish home is a Joy in all Seasons! (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 5 Bathroom 4458

Whitney & Company Realty Limited
RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.

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2545 SHANTZ STATION Road, woolwich, Ontario

2545 Shantz Station Road

Woolwich, Ontario

PRIVATE COUNTRY RETREAT! This beautiful custom-built stone home offers over 25 acres to wander in every season x-country ski or snowshoe this winter, splash around in the 25x40 inground heated saltwater pool, or enjoy evenings by the flag stone appointed fire pit this summer. Sit on the wrap around porch & enjoy views of nature or cozy up inside next to the fireplace and take it all in from the huge picturesque windows. Boasting over 5800sqft of living space from the 2 storey entry way, Travertine and Marble flooring, the gourmet chefs kitchen with custom cabinetry, under cabinet lighting, and Granite countertops open to the spacious dinette. An open concept living room and dining area with bright floor to ceiling windows and doors that lead to the pool. The oversized family room features vaulted ceilings, a double-sided gas fireplace connected to the dinette area and walkout to the elevated concrete deck. Convenient main floor laundry and large mudroom. The upper level boasts 4 generous Bedrooms including the grand master suite with a walk-in closet, 6pc luxury ensuite with a glass enclosed shower and soaker tub. Additional upper family 4pc bathroom. The basement is fully finished with pot lights throughout, a large rec room area, a 3pc bath and walkout ideal for multigeneration living. Attached double garage, a 200m paved laneway to a 40x80 shop with one heated bay, another separate triple garage; a completely re-sided heritage bank barn - perfect for horses. A standalone custom-built dog kennel for 18 dogs! Situated beside Mary Hill Golf course, 2 minutes from St. John's-Kilmarnock Private School. Land is currently farmed as well. 15 minutes from Waterloo's Tech sector & universities or 20 from downtown Guelph. MUST DOWNLOAD SENTRI CONNECT-NO ONE DAY CODES WILL BE GIVEN. (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 4 Bathroom 3808

RE/MAX Twin City Faisal Susiwala Realty

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