With unobstructed views of the Niagara Escarpment, parks, ponds and acres of greenspace woven throughout – who wouldn’t want to live here?
This well planned and sought after area is in a world all of its own. Located closest to the Niagara Escarpment the adjoining land is protected by the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority and helps to guarantee a beautiful natural home environment with acres of conservation areas and open sky in your very own backyard.
Halton conservation areas such as Rattlesnake Point, Kelso Lake, and Crawford Lake all boast a large opportunity for hiking, skiing, snowboarding, and even plenty of swimming. Conservation Halton works to protect, restore and manage natural resources in your watershed from lake to escarpment. Their vision is to sustain a healthy watershed with clean streams, vigorous forests, abundant green space and balanced growth that results in strong livable communities. The conservation spans 1000 Sq. Km of land, 17 flowing creeks, approximately 26 km of Lake Ontario shoreline, extensive forest cover and 80 kilometres of Ontario’s Niagara Escarpment, their mandate is to create avenues for sustainable synergy between the natural world we live in and the residents that make up the Halton watershed. Conservation Halton is also the largest youth employer in Halton, thanks in part to Glen Eden’s in-season staffing compliment.
Rattlesnake Point is one of the most beautiful places in Ontario and located very close to the Scott community. You can spend the day there in any season doing an array of different activities. You can see the turkey vultures flying over the escarpment from many look-out points, see the thousand year old cedars, You can even camp under the stars and rock climb on a cliff face, join in on Yoga in the Park to stretch out your stress or just enjoy a day hike with your family and friends in the great outdoors close to home. Kelso has a little something for everyone. Kelso is a beautiful place to visit – wait until you see the leaves change – and there is also so much to do: camping, picnicking, mountain biking, a ski hill, stand-up paddle boards, swimming, and much more! You’re not short of choice when you visit Kelso Conservation Area. Being so close to the Scott neighbourhood boasts an excellent choice in activities for you and your family all year. To visit and learn more about other Halton Conservation areas located within or near Milton please see the Conservation Halton webpage.
This area is also home to the expanding/future highway 401 and Tremaine Road access point. This will make the Scott Community a commuters dream with easy access to the highway closer than the drive across town. Natures escape and commuting access makes this neighbourhood a very appealing place to those with family and commuting on a daily basis.
To learn more about Scott and the amenities that make this such a wonderful Milton community please contact me.
Schools In The Neighbourhood!
There are many schools located in and servicing the children in the Scott community.
Escarpment View Public School is located at 351 Scott Boulevard. Children from the Scott community that would attend this school would do so from junior kindergarten to grade 8. Escarpment View Public School is a part of the Halton District School Board. This school has over 1000 students. Named for its proximity to the Niagara Escarpment.
Located in the Bronte Meadows community and servicing Scott – 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.
Queen of Heaven Catholic Elementary School is located at 311 Savoline Boulevard. Children from Scott community that would attend this school would do so from junior kindergarten to grade 8. Queen of Heaven Catholic School is a part of the Halton Catholic District School Board. This school first opened its doors in September 2014. This school is a part of the Jean Vanier Family of Catholic schools.
The Town of Milton has a Catholic High School that services the Scott Community. Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School is located at 1145 Bronte Street South. Jean Vanier was opened in September 2013 and offers grades 9 through 12. The school was named after Jean Vanier who was born September 10, 1928; a Canadian philosopher/humanitarian and the founder of L’Arche – which is an international federation of group homes for people with developmental disabilities and those who assist them.
PARKS IN SCOTT
With many community and neighbourhood parks in Scott - parks and greenspace make this neighbourhood a families dream.
There are some wonderful parks located in the Scott Neighbourhood. Halloway Park, located off Halloway Cres; Savoline Park, located on the corner of Savoline Cres and Hinchey Cres; and McCready Park located off McCready Drive and Scott Boulevard are all equipped with playgrounds for your family and most of them even have accessible swings. These are all wonderful parks which are also all walking distance within this wonderful community.
This neighbourhood also boasts two wondering Neighbourhood parks – Scott Neighbourhood Park East and Scott Neighbourhood Park West. Scott Neighbourhood Park West is located on Savoline Boulevard near Queen of Heaven Catholic Elementary School. This park has an excellent playground with accessible swings available and sports fields that cater to many different activities. Scott Neighbourhood Park East is located on Scott Boulevard and Portch Gate has an abundance of greenspace, a splash pad, and playgrounds with accessible swings and sports fields that have many available uses. These two neighbourhood parks are all walking distance within this neighbourhood and are surrounded by walking paths and greenspace just waiting to be admired.
Check out the Milton Community Connections Map to see more about these parks and others in Milton.
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