Houses For Sale In Aurora
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Our 10 office locations are situated in thriving communities that each offer their own unique livability features and benefits. From location and size to schools and business investment, our community profiles highlight what you need to know when researching communities for your next home!
Protected under the Ontario Government’s Greenbelt legislation, there is an enforced limit on growth and development for a large portion of the southeastern area of Aurora. While there is still plenty of room for future growth in unprotected and yet undeveloped areas of the town, there is a clear emphasis on preservation in Aurora, which makes for a community of visible historic pride and care of landscape.
Aurora’s greenspace is plentiful, with parks and trails, river valleys and the Oak Ridges Moraine offering residents and visitors several options when it comes to enjoying the great outdoors. There are 62 parks covering over 800 acres in Aurora, many of which are connected by trails which span approximately 62 km, and designed to accommodate hiking, jogging, and even skiing along designated routes.
Aurora’s interactive map will help you to find and navigate the local parks, dog parks, courts, facilities, sports fields and trails.
Living in a smaller town doesn’t mean residents are limited on options. As far as education, the town is served by three major school boards:
York Region District School Board, who operate the ten following public elementary schools and two high schools within Aurora:
- Aurora Heights Public School
- Aurora Grove Public School
- Wellington Public School
- Regency Acres Public School
- Northern Lights Public School
- Highview Public School
- Hartman Public School
- Devins Drive Public School
- Rick Hansen Public School
- Lester B. Pearson Public School
Dr. G.W. Williams Secondary School
Aurora High School
York Catholic District School Board, who operate five Catholic elementary schools and two high schools within Aurora:
- Our Lady of Grace Elementary School
- St. Jerome Catholic Elementary School
- Holy Spirit Elementary School
- St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School
- Light of Christ Catholic Elementary School
- Cardinal Carter Catholic High School
- St. Maximillian Kolbe Catholic High School
Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud (the French-language Catholic school board, who operate one elementary school and one high school within Aurora:
- Renaissance Catholic High School
- École secondaire catholique Renaissance
(formerly ÉSC Cardinal-Carter)
As far as local private school options, parents looking to send their children to schools within Aurora are not short on options, with the top-rated private and independent school for boys, St.Andrew’s College, situated in town.Other local private school options include: Aurora Preparatory Academy and Aurora Montessori School.
For a list of Ontario schools offering International Baccalaureate® programs, check out IBSchoolsofOntario.ca.