Your Community Realty is Canada's largest independently owned Royal LePage franchise, with over 1,000 Realtors® and 10 real estate office locations across the map, offering service across the map from Lake Ontario to Lake Simcoe.
Our 10 real estate office locations are situated in thriving communities that each offer their own unique livability features and benefits for individuals and families. From property type and size to schools and business investment, our community profiles highlight what you and your family need to know when researching communities for your next property purchase!
Known as "the city above Toronto", Vaughan is popular with commuters who are looking for residential comforts within the city limits. Successfully catering to its communities' needs, Vaughan offers something for everyone and has established a reputation for being a city of balance, where its residents can both thrive in their work and enjoy a higher quality of life in their leisure time.
The community offers a variety of transportation options for its residents. The VIVA bus system provides public transportation throughout the city, while the York Region Transit (YRT) connects Vaughan to other municipalities in the region. The city also has a well-developed network of roads and highways, including Hwy 400 and Hwy 407, making it easy for drivers to travel in and out of the city. The nearest subway station, Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, provides access to Toronto’s subway system. The city is also exploring options for improving pedestrian and cycling infrastructure to encourage sustainable transportation.
Culturally diverse and inclusive to all, this is a community that continues to expand and grow each day. For its ongoing growth and abundance of employment opportunities, the City of Vaughan has become highly sought after by both investors and home buyers.
There is no shortage of major tourist attractions and local gems within Vaughan. We’ve noted just a few below, but be sure to check out our full community profile for a more comprehensive list.
Canada’s Wonderland Canada’s largest amusement park, Wonderland is located on the east side of Highway 400 between Rutherford Road and Major Mackenzie Drive
Vaughan Mills- this large shopping centre, popular with residents and tourists, is known as Toronto’s Premier Outlet Mall and offers over 200 fashion outlets as well as attractions like Pro Hockey Life, Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, and LEGOLAND Discovery Centre
McMichael Canadian Art Collection - located in the heart of the village of Kleinburg, the McMichael gallery is situated on the original lands of the Ojibwe Anishinaabe People and hosts a permanent collection of over 6,500 works by historic and present-day Canadian artists
National Golf Club - widely considered and ranked as the "best golf course in Canada", this exclusive, members-only golf club is considered unparalleled by those who love the sport. But if the idea (and costs) of a private club have you discouraged - not to worry! The City of Vaughan is also host to 44 golf courses, with the popular Copper Creek course as a top option, offering top-tier services to the public with its 40,000 square foot clubhouse, stunning views and the best in premium golf in Canada.
Real property is varied in Vaughan, with residential, commercial, agricultural, industrial, and special purpose property and land options available. Your Royal LePage Your Community Realty real estate agent can work with you to help you narrow down and isolate the best properties of interest to help you meet your real estate goals. From dwelling type to price, and all the criteria in between, the right real estate agent will be able to help you find the perfect property for your real estate needs in Vaughan.
Vaughan prides itself on having a wealth of options when it comes to top-tier educational facilities for children within its communities, offering both public and private options for parents to choose from.
Some of the top schools in Vaughan include:
For a full list of local schools, check out the Find My School tool via the York Region District School Board link. For a breakdown of the best private schools in the region, check out OurKids.net for a comprehensive list of private schools and rankings.
Mackenzie Glen Public School – ranging from JK to grade 8, Mackenzie Glen also ranks high with the Fraser Institute, earning an 8.5 out of 10
Delano Academy Private School – PS to grade 12, this co-ed private school boasts an enriched curriculum and an emphasis on a balanced structure with a focus on academics, arts, athletics and student wellness
Vaughan College Private School – Grade 9 to grade 12, this private preparatory college in Vaughan focuses on confidence-building, has a high university acceptance rate, and per their website notes being one of “the most distinguished ministry inspected private high schools in Woodbridge, Vaughan”
Vaughan also plays host to several IB schools and program options. For a full list check out their website IBSchoolsofOntario.ca.