461 Columbia St. W in Waterloo
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461 Columbia St W Waterloo is a condo apartment building located in the Upper Beachwood area of Waterloo, ON.
What you’ll love about this property is that it’s situated in one of Waterloo’s many sequestered condo communities, right in the middle of a growing and thriving city. You can make this property your own and enjoy all the aspects of the neighborhood living style while growing your career and family.
Specifications Property Style – Condo Apartment Building
Bedrooms – varies 1-5 Beds
Bathrooms – varies 1-4 Baths (including Half Bathrooms)
Squarefootage – varies approx 900-1900 sqft
Year Built – 1999
Neighbourhood – Upper Beachwood
These Condo apartments are a great starter house for those looking for neatly compact units to come home to. Every element of comfortable living can be found here at an affordable price and in a concise space. The varied sizes make the homes perfect for couples wishing to grow their family, or bachelors with big career and family dreams. Additional, rooms can be turned into home offices, nurseries, home gyms or home studios. As the ability to work from home grows, especially for jobs in Waterloo, these spaces are necessary for people to separate work from family.
For extended families who wish to stay close to each other, there is the added bonus of units close together, so families don’t miss out on important time spent together.
The property is also located close to the University of Waterloo, making it an excellent option for students wishing for a quieter independent living experience with roommates, or solo. University and College students are constantly searching for affordable housing close to school, so this property is a great investment opportunity for anyone wishing to rent to students in the University district.
461 Columbia St N is located in the western half of Waterloo in the Upper Beachwood neighborhood with lots of natural areas to explore close by. Most notably, Laurel Creek Conservation Area, which is 750 acres of marsh, lake and trails, is just north of the property.
The homes are also near to the Boardwalk, providing for ample shopping, work and entertainment opportunities. The distance to the University of Waterloo, Wilfred Laurier University and Conestoga College creates easy access to this hub of activity of student life and career growth.
This property sits at the corner of Fischer-Hallman Rd and Columbia St making navigation through the city simple. Fischer-Hallman Rd navigates to the north and south ends of the city. Columbia St provides easy access to the University districts to the east and many natural areas to the west.
Fischer-Hallman Rd and Erbsville Rd are connected to the Boardwalk and Ira Needles Blvd. Both Ira Needles Blvd and Fischer-Hallman Rd N connect to Highway 7&8. This highway connects the cities of Waterloo and Kitchener and provides easy access to Stratford and London to the west and Cambridge and the 401 via Highway 8.
461 Columbia St W is situated amongst large green spaces. Already mentioned is Laurel Creek Conservation Area, which is worth mentioning again due to its vast spaces for wildlife spotting on hiking trails and by the lake. It’s a great spot for both camping and day trips.
The Waterloo Geotime Trail is a new addition to this area of Waterloo. The trail runs through a lively forest with each metre of the trail representing one million years of geological history, making it a remarkable way to comprehend the age of the earth.
Even closer to the property is Clair Lake Park and Regency Park. Both are full of gorgeous green spaces perfect for strolling through with family or pets.
Nearer to the University district sits Waterloo Park, a vast area of green spaces, trails that connects easily to Uptown Waterloo. The park is complete with several playgrounds, a lake and a small animal farm worth frequent visits.
The property at 461 Columbia St N has both routine shopping and unique retail options close by. Kitty-corner to the property sits the Laurelwood Mews Plaza with many daily food and lifestyle needs.
Via Fischer-Hallman Rd, the Boardwalk is a vast open shopping centre with culturally diverse food options, timeless entertainment and lifestyle services. It’s an ideal place to run errands, or spend an afternoon exploring all the shops it has to offer.
If you’re after more food-based shopping, the University Shops Plaza has a wide range of worldly cuisine, for you to enjoy.
The Beachwood neighborhood is populated with many families, and many great schools to accommodate them. Schools close by 461 Columbia St W are as follows:
Centennial Public School (7-8)
Conestoga College – Waterloo
Empire Public School (JK-6)
Keatsway Public School (JK-6)
Laurel Heights Secondary School (Previously Sir John A. MacDonald) (9-12)
Laurelwood Public School (JK – 8)
Mary Johnston (JK-6)
Waterloo Collegiate Institute (9 – 12)
Our Lady of Lourdes School (JK – 12)
St. Nicholas Catholic School (JK – 6)
Wilfred Laurier University
University of Waterloo
If you’re moving to Waterloo, it’s worth learning the history of the city. Close to 461 Columbia St N sits the Brubacher House Museum. The house showcases 19th century Mennonite Culture, and documents how the Mennonites settled in this area before the growth of the city, and still live around the city today.
North of the property is the St. Jacobs Farmer’s Market which is a thriving cultural and culinary market that melds the city’s growing diversity of culture with classic Farmer’s Market Goods. It is both a tourist attraction and a place worth many visits.
This area has ample opportunities for employment, regardless of education or skill level. The David Johnson Research and Technology Park is close by, providing opportunities in technology development and software engineering in a city with a thriving tech sector. There are also research and educational opportunities at the University for those who wish to share their skills with others in their fields.
The property’s distance to the Boardwalk is convenient for anyone searching for a starter job, part time work, or a business career. The Boardwalk gives tons of opportunities for people of any skill level to come to work or continue a career.
The University of Waterloo, Wilfred Laurier University and Conestoga College all bring in thousands of students each year, many of which seek mature living arrangements with options for solo or communal living. Investing in property near the Universities and College will ensure you have decades of renters looking for quality and affordable housing near campus while they work towards a degree.
If you’re interested in a flexible neighborhood-style home close to opportunity, community, and culture, 461 Columbia St W ought to be top of your list. Any questions or insights about the property can be directed to us, we hope to hear from you soon.