The Community of Ancaster


About Ancaster, Ontario

Ancaster is an affluent community located within Hamilton municipality, on the Niagara escarpment. 

The downtown area contains many heritage homes, as this community was originally established in 1763.

 There has been great growth and development in this area in recent years, so you can find newer homes and townhomes, or stroll through established neighbourhoods with larger lots and overhead tree canopy. 

Conveniently accessed by Hwy 403, most homeowners are professionals who work in Hamilton, Brantford, Burlington, Oakville, Mississauga or Toronto. 

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Average House Prices in ancaster

2020 was a busy year in real estate, with real estate prices trending upwards in Ancaster. Average home prices in this area are as follows:

  • Single Family Homes  $923,350
  • Semi-detached homes $652.500
  • Townhomes $598,900
  • Condos $466,500


Ancaster Village offers a quaint experience of smaller shops and restaurants.

 Grab a bite at Taj Mahal Cheese Shop or Ancaster Pizza, relax at the Spa on Wilson, or pick up some unique home decor items at The Quilt Rack. 

Enjoy country treats from Carluke Orchards with sweets and pies available for purchase. 

Indoor Recreational Activities

The Rotary Centre and Morgan Firestone Arena provide  sports activities for all ages and interests. You can also enjoy a swim at Ancaster Aquatic Centre

Outdoor Parks and Recreational Activities

Ancaster is home to the Hamilton Golf and Country Club which has hosted the Canadian Open on many occasions.

 It also has the Ancaster Little League Park, where the local team won the World T Ball tournament in 1970. 

There are several conservation sites in Ancaster, including the Fieldcote Memorial Park and Museum.



Ancaster is served by the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board and Hamilton Wentworth Catholic School Board

It has a variety of elementary schools and high schools. Ancaser is also a short thirty to forty minute drive from the University of GuelphUniversity of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University

McMaster University and Mohawk College are also a short drive away. 

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