Aurora History: Charles Doan was an early businessman at the cross roads of Yonge Street and Wellington Street who became the first postmaster and renamed the Village Aurora.
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.
Aurora boasts over 700 acres of land that contains 45 parks and 25 km trails for hiking and biking.
Aurora Village Amenities
Aurora Village Real Estate: This is the centre core of Aurora, located between St. Johns Sideroad and Industrial Parkway, Vandorf Sideroad, Yonge Street to Murray Drive and Wellington Street West.
This cozy community features different types and styles of homes , such as: detached homes, semi-detached homes, bungalows, townhomes, luxury estate homes as well as condominiums.
Bungalows, Aurora Village Real Estate
Detached Homes, Aurora Village Real Estate
Most Heritage Estate homes are located on the following streets: Kennedy Street West, Reuben Street, Old Yonge Street, Hillview Road, and Highland Court.
Condominium Apartments are also part of this community, located on Yonge Street north of Wellington Street. Wells Street Schoolhouse Lofts will be available in 2014.
Condominium townhomes are on Tara Hill Circle, Ashley Place, Wilkes Court, Butler Court and O'Hara Drive, Springfair Avenue, Mileston Crescent, Loring Doolittle Court.
Freehold townhomes are found on Burgon Place and Centre Street with a price range of $370,000 to $410,000.