One of the neighbourhoods that you will find on the Central Mountain is the Lawfield Neighbourhood. This neighbourhood is located between Upper Gage Avenue, Upper Sherman Avenue, Mohawk Road East and the Lincoln Alexander Parkway.
The Lawfield neighbourhood has many outstanding amenities and is a great location to raise a family. The majority of the homes in this area were built built between 1961-1980 and include mostly single detached and semi-detached single family homes. The average age of people living in this neighbourhood is 30-44 years old. According to the census, 38% of the households in this neighbourhood are families with children.
Upper Gage Avenue is one of the mountain roads with direct access to the Lincoln Alexander Parkway, making travel very convenient for residents in this area.
Lawfield Elementary School is located at 45 Berko Avenue, which offers both English and French Immersion streams to the community.
If you are interested in a property in this area, please search here for the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board and here for the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board to confirm the schools in your catchment.
The Hamilton Bookmobile has a stop just outside of the Lawfield Elementary School. The Bookmobile provides access to the Hamilton library collection and services year-round to communities without a library branch directly in their area.
Lawfield Park located at 150 Folkestone Avenue, has a tennis court, a multi-purpose court, an accessible play structure, swings, spring toys, a spray pad, soccer field, walking track, parking and paved lit walkways. The property is adjacent to Lawfield Elementary School and is also home to Bill Friday Lawfield Arena and the Lawfield Hockey League.
As a local Hamilton hockey legend, Bill Friday was inducted into the Hamilton Sports Hall of Fame in 2010. He was also elected to the World Hockey Association Hall of Fame in 2012. He officiated ice hockey for 19 years, 12 years in the National Hockey League and 7 years in the World Hockey Association.
For nearby skate sharpening services: check out Second Chance Sports on Upper Gage.
Goodness Me is located in this neighbourhood at 1000 Upper Gage Avenue for all of your organic and holistic needs, they also offer many educational workshops.
Along Upper Gage Avenue, you will also find coffee shops, a pharmacy, a convenience store, restaurants as well as many small businesses for all of your one stop shopping needs.
There is also a McDonald’s located at the corner of Upper Gage and Mohawk Road East.
Austin Park is also located in the Lawfield neighbourhood and is located at 36 Dartfort Place, it contains a playground.
The Lawfield neighbourhood is also home to residents of Grace Villa. This is a long-term care (nursing) home meeting the needs of 184 residents in the community
All of your shopping needs will be covered with close proximity to Walmart at the corner of Mohawk and Upper Sherman, and Limeridge Mall only a few minutes drive away.
Within walking distance:
- Food Basics grocery store (Upper Gage Ave. and Mohawk Rd.)
- Tim Hortons (drive-thru at Mohawk Rd. and Upper Sherman Ave. gas station)
- Walmart (Mohawk Rd. and Upper Sherman Ave.)
- Goodness Me! (Upper Gage Ave.)
- Munchies Coffee House and Barkery. Please note: this is a DOG friendly cafe. (Upper Gage Ave.)
- Second Chance Sports (Upper Gage Ave.)
- Limeridge Mall (Upper Wentworth St.)
A few minutes drive to:
- multi-use trail for walking or cycling along the mountain brow
- Albion Falls
- King’s Forest Walk
- Red Hill Trail
- amenities, shopping options and multiple restaurants located on Upper James St.
- NEW* No Frills grocery store located at Rymal Rd. and Upper Sherman Ave.
- Fortinos grocery store (Mall Rd.)
- Metro grocery store (Upper Gage Ave. and Fennell Ave.)
- Freshco grocery store (Upper Gage Ave. and Fennell Ave.)
- Mohawk College
- Juravinski Hospital