Picturesque, charming, inviting, warm and home to some of the most spectacular heritage homes in Ontario – that is what Old Milton is all about!
Old Milton’s beautiful Victorian architecture gives not only elegance but character to all of the downtown streets. This community is walking distance to Downtown Milton which hosts an amazing amount of heritage and incredible old buildings and churches. Living in Old Milton leaves you in a place that is walking distance to almost every amenity you could need.
In Old Milton, is Downtown Milton, this area hosts many events. Main Street is closed every Saturday from May until October to showcase the Milton Farmers Market – this event has been running for over 40 years and brings local crafts and farmers to the downtown Milton core … a great way to shop local! Downtown Milton has an abundance of boutique shops as well as many restaurants, bistros and pubs. There are many events held in Downtown Milton such as Car Shows, The annual Downtown Milton Street Festival, The Milton Santa Clause Parade; Remembrance Day Celebrations….and so much more. There is always something to do in Old Milton.
The Milton Fairgrounds located at 136 Robert Street, is home to the Annual Milton Fall Fair which takes place at the end of September each year. This area is available to rent for events, hosts many clubs and is the home of the Halton Agricultural Society.
The Milton Mall is located in Old Milton – with Lowes Canada as a major tenant there. There are many shopping areas all within a short distance within town as well. Carriage Square – a small plaza in the Old Milton area is complete with a Shoppers Drug Mart Store, Pizza place, Coffee Culture and other great places to check out.
To learn more about Old Milton 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 Old Milton community.
J.M. Denyes Public School is located at 215 Thomas Street in Bronte Meadows. Children who attend this school would do so from junior kindergarten to grade 5. J.M. Denyes is a part of the Halton District School Board. For Grades 6 to 8, children from J.M. Denyes would then attend W.I. Dick Middle School located in Dorset Park area.
Located in the Bronte Meadows community and servicing Old Milton – is Milton District Public High School located on Williams Avenue. This school hosts students who are in grades 9 to 12. There is a lot of history in Milton District High School, it opened in 1960 and can call Chris Hadfield, one of the first Canadians in history to walk in space, as one of its alumni.
PARKS IN OLD MILTON
Old Milton is an oasis of nature, walking distance to many parks and boasts trees up to 300 years old.
Old Milton is an ideal place to raise a family. This community has amazing parks with such history as well as activities for everyone to enjoy. Rotary Park is located at 100 Garden Lane and features an outdoor swimming pool, splash/spray pad as well as baseball diamonds. This area park is a great part of the Old Milton and allows families such great times spent outdoors.
Livingston Park is located in the downtown area and boasts amazing walking paths as well as a trestle bridge – a place to sit an enjoy the 250 -300 year old trees. Centennial Park is located on Martin Street downtown Milton and is home of “Mill Pond” a great place to capture photos of Geese or Ducks. Mill Pond is a great attraction with beautiful walking paths; and even a Gazebo overlooking the water – which is a popular local place for wedding photos.
Victoria Park is located on the corner of Bell Street and Mary Street. Victoria Park is part of the acreage given to the County by Hugh Foster in 1853. It was not officially designated Victoria Park until 1909. Before 1889, it had been used to graze cattle, grow crops and sometimes play games and hold celebrations. At one time, visitors came to the park to play tennis and cricket. The first trees were planted in 1889. In 2016 this park was newly renovated with new playground equipment and swings. You can discover the map etched in the pavement underneath the World War I field gun that marks the location in France where the gun was retrieved. View the commemorative Cenotaph and stroll along the “Lest we forget” and “We will remember” pathways. Enjoy heritage, history and more at this beautiful park!
Located next to Victoria Park is Milton’s Historic Town Hall. Located at 150 Mary Street, Milton Town Hall was originally built as the county court house – completed in 1855. An addition to the area with the town jail and jail yard took place in 1877. In 1982 the town purchased the buildings from the Halton Region and once restored around 1985 they became the Town Hall. In 2009 town hall was expanded and is an excellent source of information for anything you need in Milton from as wedding licence, what the by-laws are or any other community information.
Check out the Milton Community Connections Map to see more about these parks and others in Milton.
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