The Flamborough neighbourhood lies west of the Dundas neighbourhoods of Desjardins, York Heights, Downtown Dundas, Weir and Pleasant Valley, and is comprised of three areas; Rockton, Valens and Waterdown. Each of these beautiful areas offer unique residential settings in which to live:


Perched atop the Niagara Escarpment, Waterdown is situated northwest of Dundas, extending from Kerns Rd. in the north to Hwy. 6 in the south, and running from Hiscott Dr. at it’s westernmost boundary, to Snake Rd. in the east. Waterdown’s main thoroughfare, Hwy 5. / Dundas St., runs the areas entire length. During recent years Waterdown has expanded greatly, with many new residential communities being developed. In addition to the many newer one and two storey detached or semi-detached homes that have been listed with Aberwin Realty Inc., Waterdown boasts a wide range of centuries-old Victorian style homes to choose from. Waterdown has a wonderful commercial district, with such amenities as restaurants, grocery stores, banks, retail stores, medical and dental offices, gas stations and much more. This Flamborough neighbourhood is also home to the Hamilton Public Library, Guy B. Brown Elementary School, Mary Hopkins Public School, Allan A. Greenleaf Elementary School, Waterdown Public School, Waterdown District High School, and a number of retirement communities and places of worship. Waterdown has many beautiful parks, greenspaces and sports complexes:

  • Gatesbury Park
  • Arrowhon Natural Area
  • Sealey Park
  • Smokey Hollow
  • Waterdown Memorial Park and Skate Park
  • Rockcliffe Gardens Park
  • Guy Brown Park
  • Flamborough Family YMCA
  • Belmont Park
  • Rockview Summit Park

On the eastern border of Waterdown are the Rockcliffe Trails leading into Clappison Woods, a local nature reserve perfect for outdoor lovers. Within close driving distance to Waterdown are Joe Sam’s Leisure Park, Tyandaga Golf Course and Hidden Lake Golf Club. The Waterdown East Flamborough Heritage Society helps to preserve some of Waterdown’s historical architecture, including The Griffin Cottage, Avonsyde, The Cook House, The Wallace House, Chestnut Hotel, The Marriott House, and Stonehills, making Waterdown a stunningly beautiful area in which to live. Some of the major streets in Waterdown include:

  • Clappison Ave.
  • Grindstone Way
  • Waterwheel Cres.
  • Howlandmills Dr.
  • Cole St.
  • Rockcliffe Rd.
  • Goldenview Ct.
  • Sunnycroft Ct.
  • Howard Blvd.
  • Mays Cres.
  • Main St.
  • Flamboro St.
  • Wimberly Ave.
  • Griffin St.
  • Westview Cres.
  • McCartney St.
  • Skinner Rd.
  • Evans Rd.
  • Spring Creek Dr.
  • Springview Dr.
  • Boulding Ave.
  • Laurendale Ave.
  • Margaret St.
  • Victoria St.
  • Hamilton St.
  • Chudleigh St.
  • Riley St.
  • Braeheld Ave.
  • Ryans Way
  • Hollybush Dr.
  • Parkside Dr.
  • Sadielou Blvd.


Situated southwest of Dundas between Valens Rd., Concession 4 W., Woodhill Rd. and 5th Concession Rd. W., Rockton is a picturesque residential community consisting of newer and older one storey bungalow and ranch style, and two storey detached homes. Rockton is within driving distance of nearby Waterdown, and the Dundas areas of Desjardins, Downtown Dundas, Pleasant Valley, Weir and York Heights, although Rockton does have many of its own convenient amenities and attractions, including:

  • Beverly Community Park
  • Beverly Community Centre
  • Rockton Public Library
  • The Rockton Agricultural Society
  • Restaurants
  • Barlow Creek Studio and Mercantile Shopping Mall
  • Rockton United Church

Rockton is also within close proximity to Westfield Heritage Village, Buncrana Golf Course, Century Pines Golf Club, Flamboro Speedway, Flamboro Downs Equestrian Facility, and the Rockton Aerodrome, home of the SOSA Gliding Club. Streets that you will find in Rockton are:

  • Hwy 8
  • Thompson Rd.
  • Kirkwall Rd.
  • Old Hwy 8
  • Carruthers Ln.
  • Plastow St.
  • McDonald St.
  • Kitty Murray Ln.


Located just east of Rockton, the Valens area is best known for its conservation area which offers community residents and visitors the opportunity for camping, hiking, swimming, boating, fishing and birdwatching. Close to the Valens Conservation Area is the Valens Community Centre, and the Maple Grove Trailer Park. During southern Ontario’s hunting season, many flock to Valens’ surrounding crown lands. Bordered by Regional Road 97 / Old Beverly Rd., Brock Rd. / Hwy 6, Concession 1 and N. Dumfries Township Rd. 27A / Village Rd., Valens is home to many rural houses and area farms, including those that engage in “adventure farming”. Some of these homes and farms are centuries old, and have been listed with Aberwin Realty Inc., Real Estate Brokerage. The neighbourhood of Valens is within close driving distance to African Lion Safari, Fletcher Creek Ecological Preserve, Cambridge Golf Club, Ponderosa Nature Resort, Carlisle Golf Club, Mountsberg Conservation Area, and Hwy 401 for those who commute to other cities. Valens has a Hamilton Public Library branch, church, fire station, the Freelton Antique Market, and two parks; Freelton Community Park and Centennial Heights Park. The nearby neighbourhoods of Rockton and Waterdown conveniently offer such amenities to the residents of Valens as:

  • Restaurants
  • Banks
  • Grocery stores
  • Retail stores
  • Medical and dental offices
  • Gas stations
  • Elementary and secondary schools
  • Retirement residences
  • Places of worship

Within the boundaries of the Valens neighbourhood is the small residential community of Freelton, at the corner of Regional Road 97 and Hwy 6. Freelton is filled with many beautiful newer one storey bungalow and ranch style homes, and two storey detached homes, perfect for singles, couples and families. Some of the major streets within the neighbourhood of Valens are:

  • Middletown Rd.
  • Hoods Rd.
  • Lemon Rd.
  • Valens Rd.
  • Foreman Rd.
  • Cooper Rd.
  • Clyde Rd.
  • Clydebank Dr.
  • Langford Dr.
  • Gore Rd.
  • Sideroad 10S
  • Concession Rd. 10W
  • Pioneer Way
  • Concession Rd. 7
  • Fielding Lane
  • Maddaugh Rd.
  • Leslie Rd. W
  • Sideroad 25S
  • Hwy 35
  • Mill St.
  • Concession 11E
  • Freelton Rd.
  • Brock Rd.
  • Peter St.
  • William St.
  • Louisa St.
  • Edward St.
  • Wenell Dr.
  • North St.
  • Douglas Pl.
  • Given Rd.
  • Bridle St.
  • Karendale Cres.
  • Maryheather Cres.
  • West St.
  • Ellen St.

To sell your house or property, or to find your new dream home in the Dundas neighbourhood of Flamborough, please get in touch with one of the dynamic realtors at Aberwin Realty Inc.