Located in West Kingston, Cataraqui North offers the best of both worlds – the tranquility of a suburban neighbourhood with the convenience of easy access to local amenities and attractions. With Trillium Gymnastics and the INVISTA Centre close by, this is a great location for active residents and families whose children are involved in extracurricular activities.
Auden Park is an established suburban neighbourhood with excellent schools and plenty of green space located in Kingston’s popular west end. Most homes in Auden Park are single-detached and situated on quiet streets with large lots surrounded by mature trees. Proximity to Lake Ontario and the Lemoine Point Conservation Area encourages an active lifestyle. A golf course, a curling rink, beach volleyball courts and a farmer’s market are a short walk away, contributing to the fantastic quality of life in the neighbourhood.
Nestled in Kingston’s west end, this suburban neighbourhood is a great location for families and couples looking for a spacious home near the water. Close to Collins Bay, this stunning natural harbour attracts sailors from across the region as well as locals who want to enjoy the beauty of the waterfront without the crowds. Green space is plentiful in Bayridge East with Rotary Park and the Lemoine Point Conservation Area only minutes away.
Bayridge West is a well-established suburb with an eclectic mix of old and new. Many of the older homes in the neighbourhood were built for the views of Collins Bay. A stunning natural harbour, Collins Bay attracts boaters from across the region as well as locals who want to enjoy the beauty of the waterfront without the distraction of crowds. Green space is plentiful in Bayridge West – Lemoine Point, a local conservation area, is only minutes away.
Cataraqui Westbrook is a family-friendly neighbourhood in West Kingston. Residents enjoy close proximity to grocery stores, fitness clubs, daycare centres, schools and the Kingston 1000 Islands Sportsplex. Houses are primarily single-detached and semi-detached homes. Moreover, residents have plenty of access to the outdoors at Cataraqui Woods Park and the Westbrook Golf Course.
Fairway Hills can lay claim to some of Kingston’s most spectacular views of the lake. In recent years numerous condo buildings have popped up along the waterfront, allowing residents to take advantage of the scenery. Lake Ontario Park and the Marshlands Conservation Area are both within easy walking distance, ensuring the neighbourhood’s perennial appeal to both families and active retirees. Fairway Hills is also home to the Cataraqui Golf and Country Club, which in addition to golf, offers its members access to a curling rink.
Gardiners Meadowbrook is a favourite neighbourhood with people of all ages. On the west-end, residents have access to amenities and entertainment options: a movie theatre, numerous restaurants, stores, pottery and yoga studios as well as a bowling alley. On the east end is the Marshlands Conservation Area (North), a serene protected green space that includes dog-friendly hiking trails and boardwalks.
The unique feature of Grenville Park is the strong sense of community it inspires in its residents. Developed in the mid-1940s, the parklands and recreation areas are owned and maintained by the Grenville Park Co-operative Association. The Association brings together the neighbourhood on a regular basis, ensuring that residents stay connected to their community and to each other. In addition to its impeccably maintained parklands, Grenville has direct access to the Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area, which is open year-round for bird watching, hiking, skating and snowshoeing.
Located in Kingston’s popular west end, Henderson is an established suburban neighbourhood with excellent schools, plenty of green space and easy access to Lake Ontario. Dating back to the 1950s, most homes in Henderson are single-detached and situated on large lots with mature trees. The residents of Henderson love the outdoors and it’s not unusual to see large groups of neighbours socializing in one of the many public parks or by the community pool. A curling rink, beach volleyball courts and a farmer’s market are a short walk away. Henderson is also home to Days on Front, one of the best restaurants in Kingston. Tucked away in a small, non-descript plaza, this local gem is reinventing Canadian cuisine and is a favourite destination for foodies.
Those lucky enough to live along the water in Lemoine Point have some of the most stunning views of Lake Ontario. On hazy summer days, the azure of the lake bears a striking resemblance to the Mediterranean. During the cold winter months the ice collects in the shallow bay to form mini icebergs. The most popular feature of this waterfront neighbourhood is the Lemoine Point Conservation Area. With 11 kilometers of trails and bike paths, this little oasis is accessible year-round.
Mile Square is situated in Kingston’s west end, bordering Loyalist Township. Most homes in Mile Square are single-detached. The proximity of the Collins Bay Marina allows residents easy access to the waterfront. The popular Collins Bay Flea Market is home to countless aisles of rare antiques and unusual trinkets. For a delicious farm-to-table meal, residents go to Bella Bistro, a foodie favourite in Mile Square.
Polson Park was built in the 1950s and thanks to its central location, it benefits from excellent access to transit, schools and shopping. The quiet streets of Polson Park are lined with single-detached houses boasting generous backyards. The neighbourhood is home to the McCullough Park, an urban oasis with soccer fields, play structures and lots of natural, open space spread over 13 acres of parkland.
Reddendale is built along the shores of Lake Ontario, and residents are only a 5 minute walk from the water. This proximity has created an active community. On a summer afternoon, the waterfront parks are bustling with swimmers, canoers and windsurfers. Most homes in Reddendale are single-detached dwellings built on large lots with mature trees. Residents are within easy walking distance of a curling rink and beach volleyball courts as well as one of the best restaurants in Kingston. Hidden away in a small, non-descript plaza, Days on Front is a local gem, and a destination for Kingstonians and tourists alike.
The Sharpton / Glenvale neighbourhood in the northwest of Kingston is ideal for those who enjoy exploring the outdoors. Residents have access to numerous hiking trails including the popular K&P Trail – a 22km urban trail that’s open year-round. The section near Sharpton / Glenvale is particularly scenic as views from the path include a historic mill, climbing bluffs and escarpment, and wetlands as well as man-made ravines.
Strathcona Park’s quaint vintage homes, open green spaces and proximity to downtown ensure that residents, once settled in, rarely leave. The trees have had an abundance of time to grow so there is no shortage of greenery. The residents of Strathcona Park love the outdoors and it’s not unusual to see groups of children playing in parks while their parents socialize. Family friendly, peaceful and with a strong community feel, Strathcona Park is a great area of the city to call home.
It's easy to understand why Sutton Mills is especially popular with families. Home to Kingston’s largest mall, the Cataraqui Centre, as well as numerous grocery stores, hardware stores and a library, Sutton Mills is the epitome of suburban convenience. The heart of Sutton Mills community life is the lovely Lions Civic Garden. The well-maintained collection of trails and green space is popular with walkers and joggers year-round. During the summer months, the Gardens host musicians for weekly performances. On balmy Wednesday evenings, locals set up their lawn chairs and relax to music in the open air.
Surrounded by three major thoroughfares, Waterloo Village is a quiet suburban neighbourhood in Kingston’s west end. It’s an especially popular location for families with young children. Nestled in the middle of the neighbourhood is the large Trillium Ridge Park with play structures, paved walking and biking trails, basketball courts and open green spaces. In July and August, Trillium Ridge hosts the Neighbourhood Park Program which provides free drop-in recreational activities for everyone in the family.
Westwoods is a culturally diverse, family-friendly neighbourhood that offers a myriad of spaces for social activities – from strolling through the garden walking trail that winds through the backs of the houses to gathering on the tobogganing hills of Dunham Park, there are plenty of opportunities for neighbours to connect. Families with children have access to numerous daycare centres, the largest sports park in the city and excellent schools. Houses are mainly spacious single-detached homes and the neighbourhood is a close drive to major shopping centres.
Situated on the outskirts of the city’s west end, the most unique feature of the Woodbine neighbourhood is Kingston Expert Tees, the largest golf accuracy range in Canada! Within ten acres of water hazard on beautiful Quarry Lake are five professionally turfed floating greens to test distance and, of course, accuracy. Expert Tees’ six beach volleyball courts act as a community hub on hot summer afternoons.
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.