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Which Caledon Neighbourhood Should You Live In?

Which Caledon Neighbourhood Should You Live In?

Are you considering moving to Caledon, the famous “community of communities”? But you’re unsure which neighbourhood is the best fit for you?

Caledon offers a community atmosphere and a high quality of life. Plus, its major urban centres, such as Bolton and Caledon East, mark it as a strategic location.

Great! But Caledon has several neighbourhoods. It can be overwhelming to decide where to settle down.

Luckily, we’re here to help you make that lifelong decision! In this article, we will explore the wide range of neighbourhoods with their pros and cons.

It’s best if you check out our online listings as you scroll along!

With that in mind, let’s dive in and discover which Caledon neighbourhood is the perfect fit for you.

Caledon East – Perfect for All Types

Whether you are a young family or a retiree, Caledon East has something that will suit you.

Caledon East is a fast-growing community (over 5,000 residents) situated on Airport Road and Old Church Road. 

If you like a neighbourhood with:

  • Lots of schools, shops, chain restaurants
  • Small-town feel
  • With easy transportation, you don’t want to miss out on Caledon East!

Community transportation is a breeze here because urban centers are within easy reach. The neighbourhood thrives on its abundant green spaces, ideal for outdoor activities.

Here’s something fun: the Old Church Road houses Caledon East Community Park. It’s popular for its splash pad, soccer field, and baseball diamonds.

You’ll also find the Caledon East Community Complex. A recreational center with a banquet hall, meeting rooms, and arenas.

Nearby is the 35-km multi-use Caledon Trailway. Here, you can walk, cycle, and even go horseback riding!

Home options in Caledon East are diverse, including heritage properties and custom infills. Executive residences with double garages are also up for sale.

For townhome enthusiasts, the Old Church Road and Innis Lake Road subdivisions await you!

Inglewood – Best for True Small-Town-Community Feel

Inglewood is a peaceful and family-friendly scenic village. 

In fact, when you first enter Inglewood off McLaughlin Road, the first thing you’ll see is a welcome garden. Yup, Inglewood has a Garden Club for those of you who love gardening!

For golf enthusiasts, there’s the Caledon Country Club and golf course. These clubs tighten community bonds for better networking opportunities.

Then, there’s Inglewood’s Alton Mill Arts Centre. It’s a leading arts hub that presents a range of community events, such as:

  • Art exhibitions
  • Cultural events
  • And other recreational activities throughout the entire year.

Also, did you know most of Inglewood’s infrastructures were constructed from local wood?

To this day, many of these houses and buildings are still standing. They remain to be integral parts of this historic community.

Belfountain – Suitable for Outdoor-Loving

Belfountain is as beautiful as it sounds. You’ll find it on the Forks of the Credit Road. As you can imagine, Belfountain is a picturesque community design surrounded by:

  • Scenic hills
  • Valleys
  • And wetlands shaped by the Niagara Escarpment.

It boasts one of the most scenic spots — the Belfountain Conservation Area. This scenic destination offers beautiful homes.

The breathtaking views of the Credit River feature:

  • A stunning waterfall
  • Suspension bridge
  • Historic fountain
  • And beautiful flower gardens.

Are you fond of hiking, fishing, and biking? All these you can do at the Belfountain Conservation Area. Plus, the annual Salamander Festival adds to the community’s vibrant spirit!

Which Caledon Neighbourhood Should You Live In?

You’ll also find a close-knit community with a plethora of amenities. More than enough to cater to the many tourists who visit the beautiful village.

Though the residential community is small, most houses and lots have ample space. These have architectural styles that are predominantly traditional, with various influences, such as:

  • Georgian
  • Victorian
  • English Cottage
  • And Arts and Crafts.

Are you seeking a beautiful community with lots of outdoor opportunities? If yes, then Belfountain is the place to call home.

Bolton – Ideal for Families and Urban Enthusiasts

What’s the most populous and urban community in Caledon? Bolton! It runs along Highway 50 with easy access to Highway 427.

This community is perfectly situated as it provides easy access to most major cities in southern Ontario. Hence, Bolton is an ideal location for commuters.

Not only that but Bolton is also loaded with all the resources and facilities you could ask for.

Since Bolton is Caledon’s first Heritage Conservation District. Expect to see:

  • Preserved homes
  • Buildings
  • And churches from the 19th century that contribute to Bolton’s captivating allure.

The heart of Bolton is its downtown area. It showcases the community’s rich history and charm. Beyond the historic downtown, Bolton expands with newer residential developments.

Bolton, with its Caledon Community Services, is dedicated to forming complete communities. Ensuring that residents have easy access to:

  • Elementary schools
  • Secondary schools
  • Range of job opportunities
  • And housing options. 

Caledon Village – Ideal for All Categories

Caledon Village is located north of Caledon East on two major roadways, HWY 10 and Charleston Side Road.

Caledon Village is one of the largest urban centres in the township. It boasts great restaurants, boutique shops, and even a live theatre.

From Caledon Village, you’ll have easy access to other destinations within Caledon. That’s because of the convenient access to the 400 series highways.

Are you convinced to make your home in Caledon Village yet? You’ll find a wide variety of housing options, including:

  • Ranch-style bungalows
  • Heritage homes
  • Backsplits
  • Side splits
  • And colonial revival homes, all featuring spacious lots and backyards.

Aside from its residential charm, it’s also home to the Caledon Village Place.

A community center that often hosts the Caledon Lions Club and Seniors Groups. Encouraging camaraderie and bonding among the residents.

If you like playing Tennis, why not join the Caledon Tennis Club? It’s near Caledon Village Place, providing recreational opportunities for sports enthusiasts.

For those seeking cultural experiences, the Old Caledon Township Hall is the place to go. It serves as the home for the Caledon Townhall Players. A group that’s known for its live theatre performances.

The intimate setting of this historic hall offers an immersive theatrical experience.

Palgrave – For Those Seeking the Cream of the Crop

Palgrave was originally known as Buckstown. It’s a rural village situated in the Caledon countryside on the Oak Ridges Moraine.

Palgrave is a charming rural village surrounded by farms and conservation areas, including:

  • Palgrave Mill Pond Forest & Wildlife Area
  • Palgrave Rotary Park
  • Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park
  • and Palgrave Mills Park. 

Worth noting is the Palgrave Mill Pond Forest & Wildlife Area. It’s a magnificent 306-hectare green space that provides many recreational opportunities. Chief among which are the:

  • Bruce Trail Palgrave Side Trail (hiking)
  • Great Pine Ridge Trail (equestrian)
  • And bicycling trails developed by the Caledon Cycling Club.
Which Caledon Neighbourhood Should You Live In?

Are you looking for an exclusive living experience? Palgrave is popular for its gorgeous estate homes and gated communities. Legacy Pines is one prime example! 

But there are also a large number of moderately-sized residences to the east of Highway 50. Housing primarily consists of Neo-colonial-style ranch bungalows and two-story houses.

Terra Cotta – Perfect for Nature Enthusiasts

Hold onto your hats because we’re about to spill the beans on a delightful secret – Terra Cotta! It’s a small quaint village with distinct rural charm located at Southwest Caledon.  

Situated along the Credit River, it features wonderful little shops and restaurants. Best among these are the Terra Cotta Inn or the Terra Cotta Country Store.

Terra Cotta has magnificent air quality. Its homes are perched atop a ridge overlooking the Credit River. Other landmarks include:

  • Terra Cotta Conservation Area
  • The Forge Park
  • And the Terra Cotta community hall.

Did you know you can embark on various adventures in the Terra Cotta Conservation Area? It offers great trails for hiking.

It’s also perfect for bird-watching and photography. As well as seasonal outdoor activities and weddings.

Though its collection of houses is small, they’re a delightful blend of:

  • Bungalows
  • Ranch-style residences
  • And fresh new builds.

Where Do You Want to Live?

Have you decided where you want to live in Caledon? Moving to a new area is always a challenge. But with our expert realtors‘ help, you can have a seamless experience. All the way from packing up to buying your new home. 

Contact us, and we’ll help you find your dream home in your dream neighbourhood!

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Bill Parnaby

I have been helping people buy and sell homes in Caledon and the surrounding area for over 30 years! I have been ranked in the Top 1% of Canada of all Royal LePage agents and #6 in Ontario. I specialize in selling Town and Estate properties throughout Caledon and its many villages, and couldn’t imagine doing anything else. I have been awarded the Lifetime Award of Excellence for his efforts. My knowledge, honesty and common sense approach work successfully, hand in hand with the Team’s core values and beliefs. This combination of traits and values is appreciated and respected by my clients, colleagues, and our community.


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