Dorset Park’s proximity to the 401 and GO Transit make it a desirable location for a commuter who appreciates the peace and quiet of all crescents and cul-de-sac’s.
Dorset Park is named after “Dorset County” in Southern England. This community is located close to a shopping plaza that features stores such as Home Depot, Best Buy, The Brick, Longo’s, Movie Theatre and the Walmart Plaza making errands even easier. With close access to the Milton Leisure Centre and Centre for the Arts (including the Milton Public Library Main Branch) nearby, as well as the Milton Mall; Dorset park is a highly sought after community.
This community boasts a very quaint mature feel with its large lots, ample parkland and a natural canopy of trees framing each cul-de-sac and crescent. Nestled within the large trees and quiet streets are unique streetscapes with parks intertwined – a community within itself. In the middle of this area is the iconic Mac’s Convenience Store located at the corner of Woodward and Wilson. Some homeowners in Dorset Park are even original owners, showing testament to the quality of this neighbourhood. Big lot sizes and room to spare are all appealing things to consider and Dorset Park has them!
There is a secret to the names within Dorset Park. Northwest areas of this community are all old Milton family names like Joyce, McNabb and Bousfield. The northeast areas of Dorset Park are mostly tree named streets such as Birch, Willow and Maple. On the Southwest are famous Milton names and politicians such as Churchill, MacDonald, Trafalgar and Lorne Scott. And last but not least the southeast area are streets all named after explorers and inventors such as Cabot, Hudson, Edison and Graham Bell.
To learn more about Dorset Park and the amenities that make this such a wonderful Milton community please contact me.
Schools In The Neighbourhood!
There are many schools servicing the children in the Dorset Park community.
Robert Baldwin Public School is located at 18 Wilson Drive in Dorset Park. Children who attend this school would do so from junior kindergarten to grade 5. Robert Baldwin is a part of the Halton District School Board. Servicing the Dorset Park public school from grades 6 to 8 will be W.I. Dick Public School.
Servicing students from grades 9 to 12 would be the Craig Kielburger Secondary School. This school offers a wide range of programs to suit a diverse group of students. From academic courses, to arts and French Immersion, technical skills courses as well as life skills, there is something at CKSS for all of its learners. This secondary school was named after the founder of the WE Charity formally Free the Children Craig Kielburger who started this organization at the age of only 12 in 1995.
Holy Rosary Catholic Elementary School is located at 141 Martin Street. Children who attend this school would do so from junior kindergarten to grade 8. Holy Rosary is a part of the Halton Catholic District School Board. Holy Rosary was originally built in 1954 and in 1999 a new school structure designed for approximately 487 students was built in place of the original building. In 2016, the school received a kindergarten classroom renovation, a new natural playground and classroom addition project. The school patron is Our Lady of the Rosary.
The Town of Milton has a Catholic High School that services the Dorset Park community. Bishop Reding Catholic Secondary School was founded in 1986 and offers grades 9 through 12. The school was named after Bishop Paul Francis Reding, Bishop of Hamilton.
PARKS IN DORSET PARK COMMUNITY
Fun in Dorset Park for the entire family, sports and playgrounds for all ages and in this highly sought after neighbourhood!
Dorset Park is a wonderful place to raise a family. This community has 6 wonderful parks with so many different activities for everyone to enjoy. Baldwin Park has a splash pad, ball diamonds and sports fields and is located at the corner of Woodward Ave and Wilson Drive. There are wonderful playgrounds located at other parks in this neighbourhood such as Centre Park, Court Park, Fay Court and Melanie Park. The last park is Kinsmen Park which is located adjacent to Robert Baldwin Park. This park has basketball courts, a playground with accessible swings, other sports fields for soccer, baseball diamonds; as well as walking paths.
Check out the Milton Community Connections Map to see more about these parks and others in Milton.
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