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Where parks, trails, and waterfalls mingle with the best of urban conveniences, Hamilton real estate awaits.
Real estate in Hamilton is close to art, culture, and culinary talents encircled by more than 100 waterfalls dappled along the trails of the lush Niagara Escarpment. Nicknamed for its industrial history, “The Hammer” once produced 60% of the country’s steel. Today, the city’s combination of urban and eco elements is a major draw, appealing to pavement-stompers and nature-lovers alike.
Those with a taste for the eclectic will appreciate downtown Hamilton’s restaurant and brewpub scene, as well as its small-owned shopping options. Locke, James, and Ottawa Streets are must-visits, be that for Saturday night drinks or Sunday morning brunch.
Offering a glimpse at the city’s finest, homes in Ancaster Village blend historical architecture with lush nature. This pocket of the city boasts beautiful properties, vast green spaces, and is home to the Ancaster Mill – the perfect setting for special occasion celebrations.
A short zip north of Ancaster leads to Dundas. Dubbed “Valley Town” in honour of its place at the foot of the Niagara Escarpment, this community serves stunning views of its natural surroundings, including several of the city’s waterfalls. East of the escarpment, Stoney Creek and Winona offer shopping and dining paired with outdoorsy beauty, including must-see attractions like the Devil’s Punchbowl and Felker’s Falls. History buffs will be excited to explore the Battlefield House Museum and Park National Historic Site, after which they can head to Mount Hope for more historical immersion at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum.
Home to world-class post-secondary institutions including McMaster University and Mohawk College, Hamilton is positioned for health within its well-established professional realms. The city’s history in manufacturing laid a solid foundation for the tech-forward, innovative workforce opportunities in Hamilton today, which include: agribusiness and food processing; finance, insurance, and real estate; life sciences; tourism; and goods movement.
Further, the city’s proximity to the US border makes for convenient travel, be it for work or for play. For an excursion on Canadian soil, downtown Toronto is less than 2 hours away by car and is also accessible via GO Transit from multiple Hamilton stations.
If Hamilton real estate sounds like it’s serving what you seek, the range of home types the city offers will entice you further – from sprawling properties on the city’s edge to century homes and newly-built condos, a Hamilton address suits many a lifestyle. Once you get a taste of all the city has to offer, it isn’t hard to understand why so many people – from young professionals to families and retirees – are proud to call Hamilton home.