Located at the western edge of the city, Amherstview represents an interesting balance. While connected to the city, it is also a hub for Kingston’s western country
Health and Medical
On the front half of the population curve, the existing medical professionals are well situated to service the existing residents, however with such new growth as the community is experiencing, you will find more doctors coming soon.
There are two medical
Parks And Recreation
As the east side is older in the community, there are many mature trees. There is admittedly also limited space to build new community green zones. That said, there are a few unnamed green zones and two fair sized parks already, Fairfield and William Pratt Sports Field which has two baseball fields. Parrot’s Bay Conservation Area is just outside of the community along Hwy 33 as is Lighthouse Park at Nicholson’s Point.
W.J. Henderson Recreation Centre is a great place for young families. Not only does it have an ice rink, but a swimming pool that offers both free swim and lessons for all ages. The library is in the same complex which has great parking and easy access from the whole community.
Special mention should be given to Lemoine Point Conservation area which is just around the corner from the community. There are many amenities in the area and they hold several special events.
Most of the retail amenities can be found along the southern edge of the community where Hwy 33 (Bath Road) winds through. You will find easy access to the Loyalist Plaza with most of the retail shopping.
Among other shops, the community has access to a Beer store, LCBO, Foodland, 3 hair salons, 4 pharmacists, and Bank of Montreal on the west end.
With access through Bath Road and Taylor Kidd Blvd to the north, community residents can get to some of the larger box stores such as Bestbuy and Winners in under ten minutes.
The community has a vet clinic and easy access to several more on the west end of the city as well as one a short drive in Bath.
Food and Entertainment
Much like the retail services, many of the restaurants are found to the
Amherstview Golf Club is just north of the community accessed through Coronation Blvd. There is a dance
As a satellite community for Kingston, most residents will have vehicles to access the city. It is a quick drive to town to access the Cineplex Odeon theatre or up to Hwy 401 and all the amenities it can access.
Transportation and Walkability
A smaller community, there are decent main roads servicing it,
Though there are many courts and crescents in the old section, the areas are connected via paths for biking and walking for quick passage throughout.
Pride of ownership
Much like everything in this community, both halves are very diverse. While the old half is comprised of many
Most of the nightlife in this community will be found further into town. You can either travel along Bath Road (Hwy 33) to access the Cineplex Odeon and other pubs or up Hwy 6 to access the 401.
This community is a great location for someone who works either downtown or out of town. With a growing community, the amenities haven’t yet caught up with the houses, but as families move into these new homes demand will increase. The community has a great mix of character and value.