Luxurious and filled with historical character, South Mississauga is one of the most exclusive and affluent communities west of Toronto and home to some of the most highly coveted, premiere luxury neighbourhoods in Mississauga.
South Mississauga is comprised of five neighbourhoods, Port Credit, Mineola, Lorne Park, Clarkson and Lakeview.
Nestled on Lake Ontario and known for their top-rated schools, beautiful natural settings, unparalleled green spaces, tree-lined streets, exclusive, luxury character and new build homes, spacious lots and beautifully manicured properties, South Mississauga neighbourhoods are the destination for the upscale buyer looking for the highest quality suburban lifestyle, with easy access to downtown Toronto.
South Mississauga real estate offers an extensive range of home styles. From pre-war architecture to suburban mid-century modern to historic century homes and custom built grand statement homes. Trendy condominiums and luxury townhomes along the waterfront provide yet another lifestyle option.
South Mississauga is home to some of the most highly rated schools in Mississauga. Private school options are also available in Port Credit, Mineola, Lorne Park and Clarkson Village.
There are many things to see, do, and experience in South Mississauga. Enjoy the stunning natural beauty of South Mississauga’s lakefront parks – Memorial Park, a key destination featuring walking trails, skateboard parks and basketball courts; The Rhododendron Gardens, spectacular all summer long, St. Lawrence Park, featuring a promenade with beautiful views of the lake and JJ Plaus Park, perfect for watching the boats in the marina, or Jack Darling Park where you can enjoy its sandy beach, watch your kids play in the splash pool or bike along the paths.
Experience the wonderful South Mississauga festivals and events happening all year long. Some of the major festivals include Buskerfest, Comedy Festival, Annual Dragon Boat Festival, Waterfront Festival, The Southside Shuffle, The Great Ontario Salmon Derby, Halloween Trick or Treat, Dancing in the Park and Christmas at the Lighthouse.
With GO Transit service from the Port Credit and Clarkson GO Stations and easy access to the Lakeshore Road and QEW, South Mississauga is very commuter-friendly. Depending on which South Mississauga neighbourhood you choose to call home, downtown Toronto is a 20 to 30 minute drive or a 20 to 30 minute commute to Union Station via the Port Credit and Clarkson GO stations.
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Welcome To Port CreditLuxurious, Waterfront, Village-like
Nestled on the shore of Lake Ontario at the mouth of the Credit River, with 300 years of history, 6 kilometres of waterfront trails and 8 lakefront parks, it’s a destination for the upscale buyer looking for a lakeside village lifestyle, with all the amenities of a city and easy access to downtown Toronto.
A thriving, premiere waterfront community, Port Credit is home to over 400 businesses, a bustling downtown and a strong local community. Residents of Port Credit enjoy amazing waterfront access, beautiful waterfront trails, historic streets, lovely parks, quality schools, award winning restaurants, cozy cafes and high end main street shopping. Pedestrian-friendly, you can enjoy all of the wonderful amenities that the village has to offer within easy walking distance from home.
Homes in Port Credit range from small cottages by the lake to distinctive multi-million dollar custom built homes on beautiful tree – lined streets and large, mature lots. Trendy condominiums and luxury townhomes along the waterfront are in high demand for their location and the unique lifestyle options they bring to the community.
Port Credit elementary schools include Forest Avenue Public School, Riverside Public School, St. James Catholic Global Learning Centre, St. Dominic Separate School, St. Luke Elementary School. Secondary Schools in Port Credit include Port Credit Secondary School, St. Paul Secondary School and Iona Catholic Secondary School. Private schools at the elementary and secondary levels include Mentor College Primary Campus and Mentor College Main Campus.
There is always a lot to see and do in Port Credit. Much of the activity here revolves around its harbor and waterfront parks. Enjoy a day of boating, sailing, canoeing, kayaking and fishing or simply relax walking, cycling, and rollerblading along the Mississauga Waterfront Trail.
If you’re looking for something more active or just want to join in on the fun, Port Credit hosts festivals and events all year long, including Buskerfest, Comedy Festival, Annual Dragon Boat Festival, Waterfront Festival, The Southside Shuffle, The Great Ontario Salmon Derby, Port Credit Farmer’s Market, Halloween Trick or Treat, Dancing in the Park and Christmas At the Lighthouse, to name a few.
Port Credit is a commuter’s dream with Go Transit from the Port Credit Go Station, easy access to Lakeshore Road and the QEW and the Hurontario LRT connection. Port Credit is a 20 minute drive to downtown Toronto or a 20 minute commute to Union Station via the Port Credit GO.Less
Welcome To MineolaGrand, Exclusive, Natural
Known for its character-filled homes, luxurious lot sizes, winding streets, towering trees and close proximity to the lakeshore, Mineola is one of the most prestigious and coveted residential areas in the west Greater Toronto Area.
Mineola has every style of home, from 100+ year old homes to new custom builds. Mineola has two distinct neighbourhoods – Mineola West and Mineola East.
Mineola West, affluent, exclusive and established, is a tranquil, secluded neighbourhood nestled in a wooded enclave beside the Credit River. Homes in Mineola West are older, stately homes on deep, wide lots, surrounded by a mature canopy of towering trees. The entire area has the feeling of being in the middle of a forest and time stands still.
In Mineola East, you will find family suburban homes and custom built homes. Its highly-coveted location keeps this neighbourhood in very high demand.
For parents looking for a premium education for their children, Mineola has some of the top ranked schools in Mississauga and a number of the best private schools to choose from. Public Schools in Mineola include Kenollie PS (K-6), Mineola PS (K-6), Queen Elizabeth Middle School (7-8) and Port Credit Secondary School (9-12). Catholic Schools include St. Dominic (K-8), St. Timothy (K-8) and St. Paul Secondary School.
Walking distance to Port Credit, much of the activity for Mineola residents revolves around the wonderful shops, restaurants, bistros and waterfront lifestyle of Port Credit.
Mineola is very commuter-friendly with Go Transit from the Port Credit Go Station, easy access to the QEW and the future Hurontario LRT connection. Mineola is a 25-minute drive to downtown Toronto or a 20-minute commute to Union Station via the Port Credit GO for work or a night on the town.Less
Welcome To Lorne ParkExclusive, Affluent, Unique
An established, family-friendly community with a rich history, known for its extensive stock of stunning homes and highly rated schools, Lorne Park is one of Mississauga’s most affluent and highly coveted neighbourhoods. With its large winding, treed-lined streets, beautifully-built homes, spacious lots, tall trees, elegant landscaping and manicured properties the entire neighbourhood has a quiet, luxurious feel.
Lorne Park offers an extensive and diverse stock of homes. Whether you’re looking for a suburban 70’s style home on a mature, tree lined street, or a family-friendly subdivision luxury home or a custom built grand statement home with a large lot on an exclusive street, Lorne Park has it all.
Watercolours, a secluded enclave of luxury homes, was built by Mattamy between 2002 and 2004 as a unique community within a community with homes designed to blend in with the natural setting and the historic homes of Lorne Park. Ideal for the young family, schools, parks and walking trails were incorporated right into the community. With the Port Credit GO Station to the south, and the QEW for easy access to Toronto, this neighbourhood is very commuter-friendly.
For parents looking for a top notch education for their children, schools in Lorne Park are among the highest rated schools in Mississauga. Public schools in Lorne Park include Tecumseh Public School, Lorne Park Public School, White Oaks Public School, Hillcrest Public School, Riverside Public School and Lorne Park Secondary School. Separate schools in Lorne Park include St. Christopher Separate School, St. Luke Elementary School and Iona Catholic Secondary School. Lorne Park is also home to White Oaks Montessori School.
Local amenities abound for residents of Lorne Park. With its close proximity to downtown Clarkson and Port Credit Village, amazing amenities are literally at their doorstep. Stroll down their historic streets and discover a wide array of shops, boutiques, pubs and award winning, top-tier restaurants.
For those looking for a more traditional retail experience, Lorne Park has world-class shopping within easy reach. A short commute to downtown Toronto and easy access to Sherway Gardens Mall, The Square One Shopping Centre and Yorkdale Shopping Centre brings fantastic shopping within minutes from home.
There’s lots to see and experience in Lorne Park, such as Bruekner Rhododendron Gardens where you can experience the breathtaking vision of hundreds of stunning hybrid rhododendrons and azaleas in full bloom mid-May to mid-June; Jack Darling Park where you can enjoy its sandy beach, watch your children play in the splash pool and on the playground or take a bike ride along the paths. While you’re there, visit one of Mississauga’s natural treasures, Rattray Marsh – a preserved wetlands and home to birds, plants and wildlife.
Lorne Park is serviced by both the Clarkson and Port Credit GO Transit stations. Easy access to the QEW and the 403 provides connections to all major highways throughout the Greater Toronto Area and beyond.
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