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Glen Abbey

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Glen Abbey spans from the QEW (south) to Upper Middle Road (north) and from the Sixteen Mile Creek (east) to Bronte Road/Hwy 25 (west). 

Glen Abbey was the first subdivision to be built north of the QEW in West Oakville. Development began in the late 70’s and continued until the late 90’s.  There’s a mix of homes, mostly 2 storey detached, town homes and a few condo buildings. Up until then West Oakville subdivisions below the QEW were 3 bedroom, 1 bath, single garage bungalows and side splits. With the Glen Abbey development  2 storey homes, with 2 or more baths, double garages, and bigger closets were built, these features attracted new home buyers. 

 Also known for the Glen Abbey Golf Course designed by legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus, it hosted 30 Canadian Open Championships with the first being in 1977. It’s home to the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame.  Tiger Woods hit his spectacular 18th hole shot at Glen Abbey in 2000 winning the tournament.

Recently the owner Club Link tried to develop the property to build residential units (over 3,200)  plus commercial units. After a long court battle they were defeated in 2021 and Glen Abbey Golf Course is going to stay as it is! The Town of Oakville has designated it a Heritage Site. Thank you to all those who spent tireless hours to take on Club Link and make this happen.

Schools:

Primary:
Abbey Lane PS:   English K – 8
Pilgrim Wood PS: English K – 8
Heritage Glen PS: English K – 8

Pilgrim Wood PS: French Immersion 2 – 8
Heritage Glen PS: French Immersion 2 – 8

St Matthew CES: English JK – 8
St Bernadette CES: English JK – 8
St Mary CES: French Immersion 1 – 8

Secondary:
Abbey Park SS:  English  9 – 12
Garth Web SS:  English 9-12
Garth Web SS: French Immersion  9 – 12

St Ignatius of Loyola CSS: English 9 – 12 
St Ignatius of Loyola CSS: French Immersion 9 – 12  

Link to Find My School:  Halton District School Board  and Halton Catholic District School  Board

Glen Abbey Schools are some of the highest ranked schools in Ontario.

Highlights:

Glen Abbey Golf Course is located on Dorval Dr north of the QEW on the east side. Their restaurant Eighteen is open to the public for Sunday Brunch and it’s always fabulous. Call for reservations 905-844-1800

Taplow Creek Trail is in Glen Abbey runs from Upper Middle Road West to the Indian Ridge Trail just west of Dorval Drive.

Glen Abbey Community Centre  includes a Library, Skating Rink, Indoor Pool, Fitness Centre, Squash Courts and Meeting Rooms>

Closest Dog Parks:
Bronte Creek off leash trail:  Located on Upper Middle Road at Bronte Creek Provincial Park. West of Bronte Rd./Hwy 25
Palermo Park: Dundas Street east of Bronte Road on the North Side entrance beside Funky Thai Restaurant
North Park Leash Free: North of Dundas Street on Neyagawa  

 

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Claudia Chopik

Claudia Chopik

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