Built in the 1980s, Glen Abbey neighbourhood is home to the prestigious Glen Abbey Golf Club. This well-established Oakville community is famous for reputable schools, recreational indoor and outdoor amenities, popular restaurants and shopping.
Homes in Glen Abbey
Glen Abbey offers a balanced mix of detached houses, attached home/townhouse complexes, and condo apartment buildings. The average lot width for a single-family house is around 50 ft which is a precious feature for those who appreciate privacy.
The highly desirable condos in Glen Abbey are the luxury boutique styled The Balmoral and The Arboretum, which is composed of three buildings with a gated entrance.
Glen Abbey Encore, a new residential development located at the intersection of Upper Middle Road and Bronte Road.
Glen Abbey neighbourhood offers an abundance of recreational facilities, parks and trails. Choose between McCraney Creek, Indian Ridge, or Taplow Creek Trail.
Local parks, such as Glen Abbey, Old Glen Abbey and Lantry Parks provide residents with tennis courts, baseball diamonds, ice rinks and children’s playgrounds.
When it comes to indoor activities, The Glen Abbey Community Centre boasts two ice rinks, a pool with a waterslide and a gym. The Oakville Gymnastics Club and the Oakville Public Library are also located at the Centre.
Shopping & restaurants
Glen Abbey is home to three large shopping plazas, situated at Dorval Crossing East, Dorval Crossing West and Third Line.
From May to September you can purchase fresh produce on Saturdays at the Civitan farmers’ market taking place at Dorval Crossing East ground.
The family-owned Monastery Bakery specializes in Italian food and is a perennial favourite.
Schools in Glen Abbey
The area offers a mix of public and Catholic elementary and high schools. Abbey Park High School and St. Matthew School are top-ranked schools in Oakville according to the Frasers Institute.
The neighbourhood is located within Bronte Creek, Sixteen Mile Creek, the QEW and Upper Middle Road. Residents have easy access to Bronte GO, Oakville GO, QEW, 403 HW, and downtown Oakville. Glen Abbey is also close to the recently built state-of-the-art Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.
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