Exploring the Meadowlands of Ancaster

Exploring the Meadowlands of Ancaster

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The Ancaster Meadowlands is located between the Lincoln Alexander Parkway (LINC) and Highway 403 to the north, Garner Road to the south, Stone Church Road to the east, and Southcote Road to the west. The Meadowlands is both one of the wealthiest and culturally diverse neighbourhoods within the City of Hamilton.

This neighbourhood, geographically, is very large. After being predominantly a corn field for many years, residential homes began being built in approx 1989-1990. The construction has now continued in the Meadowlands for more than 3 decades. Most of the older homes are closer to Golf Links Road., with predominantly newer construction near Garner Road and Stone Church Road. The density of this neighbourhood was well-planned with mix of single detached homes that range from 1100 square feet to over 4000 square feet, while incorporating more affordable townhomes and a few low rise executive style apartment buildings.


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The Ancaster Meadowlands can be described as an executive style residential neighbourhood or a shopping mecca, containing over 50 stores and a Cineplex Movie Theatre. There is always something to keep you busy!

Popular shops and restaurants include:

  • Costco
  • Sobeys
  • Home Depot
  • Homesense
  • Indigo/Chapters
  • Best Buy
  • LCBO
  • Swiss Chalet
  • Kelsey’s
  • Jack Astors
  • Sport Chek
  • Pet Smart
  • Michaels Craft Store
  • Structube
  • Shopper’s Drug Mart
  • Mark’s Work Warehouse
  • Dairy Queen
  • Wendy’s
  • Subway
  • Staples
  • Teppermans
  • Healthy Planet
  • And More!
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For those who enjoy cooking a meal at home Sobeys is open from 7am until midnight (hours were revised due to COVID), 7 days a week, to satisfy your hunger whatever time it may hit.

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The Ancaster Meadowlands is an educational hub, with both public and private schooling accessible to this community! Schools in the neighbourhood include:

  • Ancaster Meadow Elementary School
  • Meadowlands Preschool and Daycare
  • Holy Name of Mary Catholic Elementary School
  • Tiffany Hills Elementary School
  • Immaculate Conception Elementary School
  • Redeemer Christian University
  • And more in the area!

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.

Many of the schools in Ancaster are highly ranked on The Fraser Institute. Check out the rankings of these schools here.

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The Meadowlands contains many parks and green spaces for you and your family to enjoy a summer picnic or a friendly game of baseball. Meadowlands Park contains two soccer fields, a tennis court, running track, playground and a baseball diamond. Kitty Murray Park contains a baseball diamond and playground. Moorland Park contains a playground.

Beside the Cineplex Cinemas is the Corporal Nathan Cirillo Leash Free Dog Park where you and your furry friends can enjoy the freedom of the large green space.

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The Ancaster Meadowlands is a thriving community with easy access to both the Lincoln Alexander Highway (LINC) and Highway 403 making it a haven for commuters.

For those who do not commute or are looking for a greener way to travel, the Meadowlands Bus Terminal is located in the Meadowlands Power Centre with four routes and one shuttle service from this location.

FUN FACT: I lived on Southcote Road from the age of 9-14. At that time, there was a large corn field across from our house and the Ancaster Fairgrounds up the road. I felt like we lived out in the “boonies”…Things sure have changed over the years!

If you are interested in buying or selling a home, please contact me,

Andrea Harley-Maddox, Broker

~ RE/MAX Escarpment Realty Inc., Brokerage ~

OFFICE: 905-304-3303 ~ CALL or TEXT: 905-572-0777

email: andrea@readytomove.ca