For people in the real estate market and looking to move into Georgetown, Ontario also known as Halton Hills, there are many distinct neighborhoods with their own names that make up this great community. To start there is the "old part of town" that is made up of a many home styles ranging from small homes to large Victorian homes. Many popular streets are King, Mill, Queen, Albert and Union to name a few. This area of town is within walking distance of The GO station, , Knox Presbyterian, Georgetown District High School, St. George's is an Anglican parish, St. John's United Church, . The next area of town which is also a very sought after area is the "Park District" This area of town features large and small homes but also has large mature trees and surrounds the Georgetown Fair grounds that plays host to many activities including the Georgetown Highland Games, Bang-o-Rama and theFall Fair. The streets that are well known in this area are Charles, Edith, Park, Parkview and Market. Downtown Georgetown is an area more known for stores and business such as Lawyers, Accountants, and shops such asOlllie's Cycle and Ski, Elizabeth's, Royal Bank, TD Canada Trust, CIBC, The Spa on Main, Food Stuffs, Georgetown Thai, House of Budda, The Cellar, Left of Centre, Center Stage, Halton Hills School of Dance, Silver Creek Expresso, Curves, The Ancient Way and Wellness Center, The Sheppards Crook Pub, Halton Hills Public Library, Paul C. Armstrong Insurance, Macmasters Meats, Motor Vehicle License Office, and Feet in Motion then for living but there are a few apartments that house many people.
The Farmers market is a very popular summer attraction. There are also a couple pockets of homes in Georgetown that have wartime homes built on the streets. These streets are Churchill Bld. and Normandy Bld. The next big subdivision that runs from Maple Avenue to the far end of Guelph (Highway 7) is Delrex. This area is very large and boarders Highway 7 and the black creek ravine. The main shopping for the town is located off of this subdivison. The main stores and shppoing centres are The Georgetown Marketplace, and stores located in this main mall are The subdivision is made up of many streets and has mix of bungalows and two storey homes. Besides Delrex, other streets are Raylawn, Prince Charles Drive, Sargent, Noble, Norton, Stockman, Irwin, Rosefield Drive, Regan, and Weber Drive. Next came Moore Park that was built on the North part of town above downtown Georgetown. This part of town was home that were a little bigger then the average and was made up of streets like Heather Court, Joycelyn Crescent, and Hyland Avenue. For people looking for a relatively mature area with great curb appeal, with pools and potential for a ravine lot the Merry Meadows area is the perfect location. On one area of Mary Street they are approximately 10-15 homes in a row that have pools and back onto the ravine and close to the Georgetown hospital. Other streets are Henry, Princess Anne Drive, Harold, Hillside and Cleaveholm Drive.
The next phase of homes was part of the big expansion of Georgetown and this can largely be shown through the Georgetown South area. This area that is south of Georgetown on Mountainview between the 8th and 10th lines and is made of up mainly of two storey brick homes. Some of the builders were Great Gulf, Remington, Double Oak, Queens Gate, Fernbrook, Canada Homes, Mattamy Homes. Some of the popular streets are Argyll, Hamilton, Gollop, Webster Way, Barber, Eaton, Miller, Preston, Stone, Craig and Curry. It took many years before any commerical developement took place but since that time there has been two malls created. In these malls are At the same time Law Development began building townhomes on the North part of town and this area is known as the Stewart Maclaren subdivision. The streets in this area are Robert, Corey Circle, Beverly Lane, Edwin, Lynden Circle and Palomino Trail. One community that was developed byFernbrook and Mattamy is Stewart's Mill. This is a very popular area located close to Stewarttown just off of 15 side road. The streets in here are McNally, Belmont, North Ridge and Grist Mill. A Great place to live but being just outside of town there is nothing close that you can walk too. A very controversial project was the Dominion Gardens development. The was the land that once was the home of the Dominion Seed House company that was to many a perminant fixture in the town, but times change and cities grow. First is was a landmark in Georgetown that people did not want to see developed. The second thing was that they originally had planed to build some high rises but after the public back lash they changed it to townhomes. Streets in this area are Seed House Lane, Harding and Bradley Drive. Just after this development Mattamy decided to build a little executive neighborhood close to the downtown area just off of the eighth line. These two streets would cause many delays and headaches for the builders but eventually it would be completed and become know as the Arbor Glen subdivision. It is only made of two streets. Arbor Glen and Apple Blossom. The last distinct subdivision with regards to real estate in Georgetown is the area referred to as the Mushroom factory. Built on the property that was once the well know mushroom factory just north of Glen Williams, it was completed by two builders, Cachet and Sunvale homes. The streets in this area are Costigan, Meadowglen, Anderson and Logan.
In the out lying areas of Georgetown, Ontario many people looking for real estate can also look at Acton, Norval, Glen Williams, Stewarttown, Silver Creek, Terra Cotta, Ashgrove, Hornby, Speyside, Ballinafad, Limehouse and still feel like they are living in Georgetown.
I am one member of the Presswood Team of Johnson Associates Halton Ltd., Brokerage that provides real estate services in Ontario with a strength in the GTA and Georgetown, Acton, Erin and surrounding area. The other members are Rod Presswood and Dinah Presswood. We have been collectively selling real estate for over 35 years and have grown our business be referrals. We pride ourselves on the knowledge of our area, and the service that we provide. I was born and raised in Georgetown, Ontario but did have the pleasure of spending 5 years of my life at Acadia University (Wolfville, Nova Scotia) where I attended and received my Bachelor of Physical Education and Teaching Degree. While attending Acadia University I also played on the Varsity Hockey Team and we had the opportunity to win a National Championship in 93' a true dream!! With my connections through hockey I was able to continue my educaiton and love for hockey to the United state where I was able to coach and receive my masters in Athletic Administration. I attended Ohio University in Athens, Ohio for two years. During that time I was able to be part of another National Championship team as the Ohio University Bobcat Hockey program which is a Division I club team won in 97'
Rod has been in the industry for over 20 years and has consistently been a top producer with Johnson Associates Halton Ltd., Brokerage. Rod is always looking forward to working with both past and new clients when they are either buying or selling regardless of their motivation.