Buying a Home in Glen Williams

With the Credit River crossing through it, Glen Williams is known for its historic homes, strong sense of community and artsy vibe. “The Glen” is also one of the only remaining hamlets in Ontario.

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Located in the Credit River Valley along the base of the Niagara Escarpment, the hamlet of Glen Williams offers the simple life at its finest.

Driving through The Glen, as it’s known to locals, you’ll find old stone churches, neighbours out for walks or talking on street corners, and parents fishing with their kids off a bridge into the Credit River, which crosses Glen Williams three times.

If you buy a home in Glen Williams, you’ll also enjoy Williams Mill, located at the main intersection in town, where artists invite guests to come into their studios for a chat and to purchase their locally made art. Residents meet up at The Copper Kettle for dinner and live music on Saturday, or to celebrate special occasions at the upscale Glen Tavern, part of the Toronto Scaramouche restaurant family. You can also check out The Glen’s antique bookstore, butcher shop and local Preston’s store.

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If you’re interested in a home in Glen Williams, you may be drawn to the heritage homes. The hamlet was founded in 1825, and it features many original buildings that date back to the 1840s and ‘50s. People here take a pride in ownership, and you can see some of these homes getting updates. Yet, while these older homes on tree-lined streets help to maintain the hamlet’s character, Glen Williams real estate offers other options, including newer developments such as the upscale houses at $1.5M or higher in Meadows of the Glen and in the large estate-lot size Bishops Court.

 
 
 

THE GLEN: A tight-knit community that offers a window to the past

The hamlet of Glen Williams hearkens back to an earlier time, where kids ride their bikes after school and the adults share a local pint on a Friday night. It’s the type of place where young families hobnob with retirees, and everyone enjoys the natural splendor.

Located just northwest of Georgetown, The Glen is only a 15-minute drive to the 401 and 407 and is easily accessible to Toronto, Mississauga, Milton and Guelph.

 
 

 
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