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Flamborough Ontario Overview
Flamborough is a former town in southern Ontario on the Niagara Escarpment. These days, the community of 42,655 people is a part of the city of Hamilton following an amalgamation in 2001. Flamborough is best known for preserving its identity and heritage despite being a part of the Greater Hamilton Area. Flamborough is unique amongst Hamilton area communities because it has its own flag and coat of arms. In 2011, the flag made its debut alongside a coat of arms with the motto “United We Thrive”. The flag flies to this day over important heritage sites throughout the community.
Real Estate for Sale in Flamborough Ontario
Prior to its amalgamation with the City of Hamilton, Flamborough was a fairly large municipality. The large township northwest of Hamilton was originally made up of the village of Waterdown and several smaller communities in the area. Residents of Flamborough benefit from being centrally located between Kitchener to the north, Burlington to the east, and Hamilton in the southeast. A lot of the Flamborough area is still agricultural land and settlements like Waterdown are home to most of Flamborough’s population density.
Real Estate figures for Flamborough show a slight increase in activity between 2018 and 2019. Average prices in Flamborough are comparable to other communities in the area like Dundas and Ancaster, but it does fall behind in number of sales. The average sale price of a residential property in Flamborough was nearly $770,000 by the end of 2019, which is higher than the regional average for both Burlington and Hamilton. Despite the high average, there are more affordable detached properties in rural areas of Flamborough and also new condo options in the more urban centres.
Living in Flamborough
Flamborough is a popular community for those commuting to the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area who are looking for more rural scenery to come home to. With easy access to the 400-series highways, Flamborough is about 20 minutes to the Hamilton core, 30 minutes to Burlington, and just over an hour from Toronto. Hamilton public transportation, the Hamilton Street railway, also extends its service into Waterdown, a former village in Flamborough. One route passes through the community, connecting it to the Hamilton core, Burlington, and the GO transit buses and trains.
Schools in the Flamborough area are operated by the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board and the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board. Between those boards, there are several elementary schools and secondary schools to service the area. Because of the size of the community, school boundaries are made very wide to accommodate larger groups of areas. Additional programs and services are offered in different areas covered by the board.
Flamborough is home to a number of well-known attractions in the Hamilton Area. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy the Flamboro Speedway racing track and go-cart track, Flamboro Downs horse-racing track, and the outdoor seasonal attraction of African Lion Safari. Flamborough’s proximity to Hamilton makes day-trips to the city’s shopping, dining, and attractions possible as well. Popular year-round destinations in Hamilton include the Royal Botanical Gardens, numerous conservation areas, and a tour of waterfalls.