Deer Ridge is the better known unofficial name of Pioneer Tower West, a formerly sleepy back-water when I was growing up many years ago. It’s nestled between Highway 8 and the Grand River in between Cambridge and Kitchener. The iXpress and GO buses do pass through the area but you are away from things as far as public transit goes. But access to the 401 and highway 8 is as easy as it gets.
The area is a mix of older, prestigious almost rural properties (mostly in the south east and north east end) and more contemporary homes built between the late 1990s and into the present day. The neighbourhood is high end with a ton of cachet.
The Deer Ridge community is certainly a popular choice for the region’s high earners, and the private golf club is a big draw. The neighbourhood also features nearby entertainment and shopping at Sportsworld Crossing.
Groceries can be had at the Costco or several nearby stores in Cambridge and Kitchener. There are no public schools in Deer Ridge, but I expect that many families will opt for private school instead.
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250 East Avenue, Kitchener, Ontario, N2H 1Z4
Phone: 519-745-7847, Fax: 519-745-9471
St. Mary’s High School
1500 Block Line Road,Kitchener, ON N2C 2S2
Grand View Public School
1144 Hamilton St, Cambridge, ON N3H 3G2
William G Davis Public School
530 Langs Dr, Cambridge, ON N3H 5G5
Phone (519) 653 2384
Preston High School
550 Rose St, Cambridge, ON N3H 2E6
Top Market Family Farm
960 King St E, Cambridge, ON N3H 3P3
1515 King St E, Cambridge, ON N3H 3R6
180 Holiday Inn Dr, Cambridge, ON N3C 3Z4
400 Conestoga Blvd, Cambridge, ON N1R 7L7
750 Ottawa St S, Kitchener, ON N2E 1B6
1375 Weber St E, Kitchener, ON N2A 2Y7
655 Fairway Rd S, Kitchener, ON N2C 1X4
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