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Exploring Hamilton’s Central Mountain ~ One Neighbourhood at a Time ~ The Barnstown Neighbourhood

The Barnstown Neighbourhood is sometimes referred to as the Wellington Chase neighbourhood. This area is located on the Central Mountain in Hamilton between Stone Church Road East and Rymal Road East, and also between Upper Wellington Street and Upper Wentworth Street.

The majority of the homes in this area were built between 1991-2000, and are primarily single family detached homes. According to the recent census, the typical age range in this neighbourhood is divided between 20-29 years and 55-64 years of age, with 47% of the homes occupied by families with children.

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15 Bourbon Court

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This beautiful residential neighbourhood is close to Limeridge Mall and only minutes away from popular restaurants and shopping found on Upper James.

TWO EXCELLENT ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS WITHIN THIS NEIGHBOURHOOD

This is a very popular area for families. The proximity to elementary schools is extremely attractive.

St Marguerite d’Youville Catholic Elementary School, located at 20 Bonaparte Way.

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St Marguerite d’Youville Catholic Elementary School

Helen Detwiler Junior Elementary School located on Brigade Drive.

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Helen Detwiler Jr. Elementary School

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.


Attached to Helen Detwiler Jr. Elementary School, you will find the EarlyON Child and Family Centre. This centre provides free opportunities for children from birth to six years of age to participate in play and inquiry-based programs, and support parents and caregivers in their roles. These centres offer safe and welcoming environments with qualified professionals and quality programs. Families and caregivers can find support, advice, make personal connections and access a network of resources.

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EarlyON Child and Family Centre on Brigade Drive


Elmar Park, located at 140 Brigade Dr, is a neighbourhood park with a multi-purpose court, play area (with an accessible play structure), spray pad, and shelter.


The Village of Wentworth Heights is located on the corner of Upper Wellington and Rymal Road. It features independent living suites, retirement apartments, full service retirement suites with walk out patios, assisted care, memory care and long term care, making it perfectly suited for seniors in the area.

I recently discovered that there is a restaurant (open to the public) located on the 10th floor of The Villages of Wentworth Heights. You can take in the view overlooking the growing city of Hamilton for a truly unique dining experience.  The Ruby is open to both residents and non-residents of Villages of Wentworth Heights. I’m looking forward to checking out this restaurant in the near future, I’ll be sure to share some photos!

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With easy access to the Lincoln Alexander Parkway at Upper Wentworth Street, commuting to the Redhill Expressway, 403 or QEW is convenient.

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Easy access to the Lincoln Alexander Parkway

You will find city bus service to and from the area, there are routes along Upper Wentworth St., Upper Wellington St., Stone Church Road East and Rymal Road East.

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Within Walking Distance:

  • Elmar Park
  • Ryckman’s Neighbourhood Park
  • Food Basics at Rymal and Upper Wentworth Street
  • Limeridge Mall
  • Shopping and Restaurants along Upper James
  • Hamilton Public Library – Turner Branch
  • Skate Park and Turner Park on Rymal Road East
  • Turner Park
  • Les Chater Family YMCA

A short drive to:

  • Fortinos on Mall Road or at Upper James and Rymal Rd.
  • Mohawk College

Other neighbourhoods located on the Central Mountain include:

Click on the link below for info about some of the homes currently for sale in the Barnstown neighbourhood:

Welcome to 15 Bourbon Court

Come and find your new home on the Hamilton Mountain by contacting me, Andrea Harley-Maddox, Real Estate Broker.

call or text: 905-572-0777, email me at andrea@readytomove.ca or visit MY WEBSITE

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