The town of Aurora is located approximately 20 km north of Toronto, in the York Region area. It is located on the Oak Ridges Moraine, however it also lies within the borders of the Greater Toronto Area and Golden Horseshoe of Southern Ontario. It was in 1793 when Lieutenant-Governor John Graves Simcoe extended Yonge Street, giving way for the establishment of the community of Aurora.
Richard Machell was the first businessman who opened his store at the Yonge Street and Wellington Street named Machell's Corners.
With the development and extension of railway services in 1853, Aurora became an important commercial and industrial Town.
In 1863, the population of Aurora was 700, and by 1888 it became a community of 2,107 residents. The population since then has grown to over 53,000.
The first school was built by John Merritt, and was named after a famous Doctorin the Town of Aurora G. W. Williams. The school is still open today.
Aurora Heights Real Estate: Aurora Heights is a neighborhood located in between Wellington Street West and Orchard Heights Boulevard. Bathurst Street is conveniently located to the west and Yonge street to the east. Most well established semi-detached homes are located on streets such as Richardson Drive, Haida Drive, Kitimat Crescent and Tecumseh Drive.
Semi-Detached Homes, Aurora Heights
Detached homes vary in style and price range. The most expensive homes are located on Wellington Heights Court, Orchard Heights Boulevard, Hilldale Road and Whispering Pine Trail.Other detached homes, such as Bungalows and Raised Bungalows are lower in price, and most of them can be found on Murray Drive, Crowford Rose Drive, Autumn Way, Aurora Heights Drive, Devins Drive, McDonald Drive, Kemano Road and Boulding Drive.
Aurora Heights Detached Homes
Aurora Heights Real Estate, Bungalows
Condominium Apartments can be found at 15277 Yonge Street North, 15390 and 15450 Yonge Street. Condominium Townhomes are located at Senator Court, just north of Wellington Street.