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For sale $1,198,000
11 CATALPA CRES, vaughan, Ontario

11 Catalpa Cres

Vaughan, Ontario

Listed 5 hours ago

4 Bedroom 3 Bathroom
For sale $989,000
85 BORJANA BLVD, vaughan, Ontario

85 Borjana Blvd

Vaughan, Ontario

Listed 9 hours ago

3 Bedroom 3 Bathroom
For sale $1,199,000
81 MAHOGANY FOREST DR, vaughan, Ontario

81 Mahogany Forest Dr

Vaughan, Ontario

Listed 15 hours ago

6 Bedroom 4 Bathroom
For sale $888,000
139 MISTYWOOD CRES, vaughan, Ontario

139 Mistywood Cres

Vaughan, Ontario

Listed 15 hours ago

4 Bedroom 4 Bathroom
For sale $1,690,000
8 LEAMEADOW RD, vaughan, Ontario

8 Leameadow Rd

Vaughan, Ontario

Listed 1 day ago

6 Bedroom 5 Bathroom
For sale $969,900
11 CARRIER CRES, vaughan, Ontario

11 Carrier Cres

Vaughan, Ontario

Listed 1 day ago

3 Bedroom 4 Bathroom
For sale $1,365,000
46 PEPPERBERRY RD, vaughan, Ontario

46 Pepperberry Rd

Vaughan, Ontario

Listed 1 day ago

5 Bedroom 4 Bathroom
For sale $899,000
58 ROYAL APPIAN CRES, vaughan, Ontario

58 Royal Appian Cres

Vaughan, Ontario

Listed 9 hours ago

3 Bedroom 3 Bathroom
For sale $1,137,000
389 LADY NADIA DR, vaughan, Ontario

389 Lady Nadia Dr

Vaughan, Ontario

Listed 3 days ago

3 Bedroom 4 Bathroom
For sale $2,599,000
67 HURST AVE, vaughan, Ontario

67 Hurst Ave

Vaughan, Ontario

Listed 4 days ago

7 Bedroom 8 Bathroom
For sale $1,199,900
95 YELLOWOOD CIRC, vaughan, Ontario

95 Yellowood Circ

Vaughan, Ontario

Listed 5 days ago

5 Bedroom 3 Bathroom
For sale $1,588,000
86 CHAYNA CRES, vaughan, Ontario

86 Chayna Cres

Vaughan, Ontario

Listed 2 days ago

6 Bedroom 5 Bathroom

Is Patterson, A Good Place To Live?

Patterson Vaughan

There are a lot of responsibilities that come with choosing the right environment for raising children. There are many regions in Ontario that can be considered, but close to the top of the list should be Patterson which is in the township of Vaughan, Ontario.

When a family is buying a home, there is a checklist that they need to go through to help them make the right buying decision. This important list should include:

  • Cost of housing
  • Education Opportunities
  • Commuting
  • Neighbourhoods
  • Amenities
  • Health Care
  • Safety

Patterson is one of those communities where each of these important aspects can be given a big checkmark.

Real Estate in Patterson

Real Estate Home

The cost of housing plays a significant role in deciding what neighbourhood to buy-in. For Patterson, not only are the housing prices reasonable, there is a good selection of homes such as detached homes, that are older and newer.

The average selling price for a home in Patterson is around $1.2M. A 3 bedroom detached home sells for about $938 compared to a 3 bedroom townhouse that averages around $902K.

The most common type of home in the Patterson community is detached. Most of the homes are of a newer type built from 2001 onwards.

Education Opportunities

education

Education is always high on the list and Patterson has made sure they are meeting the children’s needs when it comes to learning.

Anne Frank Public School is within the Patterson community. Other schools close by are Dr. Roberta Bondar Public School or Red Maple Public School, which is a 13 min. drive and about 6.7 km.

Choices for High School are Stephen Lewis Secondary School or Alexander Mackenzie High School. In the Catholic school district, there is St. Joan of Arc Catholic High School.

The school ratings for the township of Vaughan in which Patterson resides in is very high.

Commuting

For those who are interested in commuting from Patterson to downtown Toronto, by car, it is about a 53 min. drive comprised of 38.7 km.

Neighbourhoods

Those who have a family prefer to move into a neighborhood that is classed as kid-friendly. This can be said about Patterson. There are many children throughout the neighborhood with statistics supporting:

  • Kids between the ages of 0 to 12 is at 22%.
  • Teenagers between the ages of 13 to 19 is at 9%.
  • The highest adult age group is between 30 to 44 years of age at 32%.

These are all very supportive statistics for family living.

Patterson is also a diverse ethnic community comprised of:

  • 50% European
  • 18% Eastern and South Asian
  • 8% British Isles
  • 7% African

Amenities

Finding great shopping amenities close to Patterson is not an issue. There are several to choose from, which includes:

  • Upper Thornhill Centre
  • Vaughan Mills
  • Eagles Landing

Activities for the Kids

Playing Kids

Education is essential, but it is not enough to provide the kids with a well-rounded environment. It has already been shown that Patterson has a great educational system and that it is a kid friendly community. Now it needs to be supported in healthy activities for the kids. To meet this need, there are some great community centers to be enjoyed by all members of the family, which include:

Schwartz/Reisman Centre: This is only a 4-minute commute comprised of 2.4Km. This is a Jewish community centre that offers some great programs such as different forms of dancing lessons and sports ball soccer. There are also some education programs like Babysitting courses.

Maple Community Centre: Here, it will take 7 minutes approximately to drive the 4.1 km to this centre. It has much to offer like the North Thornhill facility, and there is also family bowling, which is an excellent activity for the entire family at the Maple Bowling Alley.

North Thornhill Community Centre: The furthest away from the Patterson community but still only a 9 minute drive of 5.1 KM. There are some great activities to be enjoyed here, such as the swimming pool. Then there is a great fitness center. For sports lovers, there is skating and hockey.

No matter whether it is toddlers, school-aged children or teens, there is something for all the youth to easily access from Patterson.

Health Care

With some communities facing a shortage in healthcare, this has become more of a concern for families who want to move out to Suburban areas like Patterson. This does not have to be a concern for those who are considering this community for their new living environment. There are several health care facilities in its proximity.

Vaughan Community Health Center

Their primary focus is on youth, seniors and those dealing with mental health issues, including addiction. This is a not-for-profit establishment and is there to help those who are dealing with health care issues.

First Smart Hospital

Not only is there a great hospital that serves those in Patterson, which is the Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital, but the new First Smart Hospital is also coming. This is a Hospital that will be functioning with the latest health care technology and is slated to open in 2020.

Safety

Patterson is Policed by the York Region Police, which serves the Vaughan township. The overall crime rate for this community is rated as low. A big plus for the family who is intent on living in a safe environment.

Conclusion

There are many great communities to choose to live in within Vaughan and Patterson is one that deserves to be given some careful thought. It is a great family environment that provides a healthy living lifestyle in an urban setting, yet the kids and the entire family lack nothing when it comes to the positive aspects of city living. An extra advantage of choosing Patterson for raising the family is that not only is it suitable for now but the future as well. Once the kids have left the nest, there is still plenty of positive aspects about Patterson for the adults to remain living here.