Forest Hill is a mature Kitchener neighbourhood just north of the expressway on the west side of Kitchener, bounded by Highland, Homer Watson and Westmount Rd. Forest Hill’s west central location makes accessing the downtown quick and easy. It’s well served by public transit and the new LRT is easy to connect with. Homer Watson is the quickest way to access the expressway if you commute.
Beautiful Lakeside Park is a very popular local attraction. There are several sportsfields in the area including Queensmount which also offers hockey, skating and great Oktoberfest. The local high school has a library, a pool, tennis courts, soccer pitches and a skatepark.
For shopping there’s Highland Hills Plaza, Laurentian Mall and the Sunrise Centre. The Boardwalk is just a little further away. For groceries there’s at least a half dozen nearby grocery stores.
Properties in Forest Hill date from the late 1950’s into the early 80’s. The area is typically single family detached homes with bungalows dominating the older parts. There a small selection of semis and town houses to choose from as well. Lots feature mature trees and generous proportions when compared to newer portions of suburbia. If you want to buy in Kitchener, Forest Hill is a quiet little gem that’s definitely worth a look.
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Forest Hill Public School
255 Westmount Rd. E. Kitchener, ON N2M4Z2
Phone: (519) 578-5480
Southridge Public School
1425 Queen’s Blvd. Kitchener, ON N2M5B3
Phone: (519) 576-0940
Queensmount Senior Public School
21 Westmount Rd. W. Kitchener, ON N2M1R6
Phone: (519) 578-0400
Forest Heights Collegiate Institute
255 Fischer-Hallman Rd. Kitchener, ON N2M4X8
Phone: (519) 744-6567
45 Birchcliffe Avenue, Kitchener, Ontario, N2M 4V7
Phone: 519-743-4401, Fax: 519-743-4490
Resurrection Catholic Secondary
455 University Avenue West, Kitchener, Ontario, N2N 3B9
Phone: 519-741-1990, Fax: (519) 741-5096
Real Canadian Superstore
875 Highland Rd W, Kitchener, ON N2N 2Y2
370 Highland Rd W, Kitchener, ON N2M 5J9
274 Highland Rd W, Kitchener, ON N2M 3C5
750 Ottawa St S, Kitchener, ON N2E 1B6
720 Westmount Rd E, Kitchener, ON N2E 2M6
100 The Boardwalk, Kitchener, ON N2N 0B1
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