Named after the army base that is at the heart of the neighbourhood, CFB Kingston is mostly comprised of military families or students attending the Royal Military College of Canada. In addition to the amenities offered by the military base such as the large Rec & Leisure Centre, residents are close to the Garrison Golf and Curling Club and Fort Henry. The neighbourhood is within easy distance of downtown Kingston and its many events, restaurants and activities.
The Cataraqui River East neighbourhood is an eclectic mix of old and new. It has the distinction of being home to Barriefield, a beautifully preserved 19th century village that has been designated a Heritage Conservation District while also experiencing a development boom, with new shops and restaurants popping up at regular intervals. Within walking distance of Cataraqui River East is Fort Henry – one of Kingston’s most famous destinations and location of numerous events throughout the year.
Greenwood Park in the east end of Kingston is a family-friendly suburban neighbourhood and one of the newest additions to the city’s map. Spacious single-detached family homes and high-rise condos dominate the streetscape. Designed to appeal to families, residents enjoy access to parks, schools and a library. The neighbourhood is currently experiencing a development boom, with new shops and restaurants popping up at regular intervals, ensuring its continued popularity with renters and home buyers.
This rural gem is located 25 minutes from Kingston’s downtown and is especially popular with families who want to spend time outside. Surrounded by water and open space, the neighbourhood is a fantastic location of for year-round outdoor pursuits. During summer months, residents can be found at the base of the Brewer’s Mill lock, relaxing and watching the boats go by. In the winter, ice fishing and snowmobiling are the most popular activities for locals.
Kingston Mills is the first of the 24 lock stations that comprise the Rideau Canal. Built around the pristine Colonel By Lake, this picturesque neighbourhood has some of the most stunning waterfront panoramas in the city. Initially established during the construction of the Rideau Canal, Kingston Mills is an old neighbourhood with some homes dating as far back as the late 1800s. Residents are passionate about enjoying life on the water; on balmy summer days the lake brims with activity. Although the peaceful serenity of Kingston Mills can make it seem remote, downtown Kingston is only 15 minutes away.
Ravensview is a rural oasis within the greater City of Kingston, and the perfect choice for those looking to live along the St. Lawrence River. Homes in Ravensview tend to be spacious single family houses on large lots close to the river. Several hobby farms and small produce stalls can be found in and near Ravensview, making the neighbourhood a prime destination for local foodies. While the slow pace of life makes it seem remote, the neighbourhood is only a short drive away from downtown Kingston and all it has to offer.
This largely rural area is perfect for those who love country living. Situated along the scenic shore of the St. Lawrence River, the neighbourhood primary dwellings are single family homes situated on large lots. St. Lawrence North has plenty of open green space and is home to several beautiful parks. Although the serenity of the neighbourhood invokes remoteness, both Gananoque and Kingston are only a short drive away.
Are you thinking about what it would feel like to have a new home? Perhaps you’re daydreaming about a cozy cottage by the lake, or a chic city apartment with amazing views. Or maybe you’re picturing a spacious suburban home with a big yard for your kids and pets to run around in.
Whatever your ideal home looks like, even if you’re not ready to make a move yet, it’s natural to want something better than what you have now.