The Town of Aurora is a wonderful scenic, historical town that sits on the greenbelt area surrounding Toronto. Aurora has uniquely managed to retain its small town feel and friendliness while offering all the lastest in urban amenities as well as community structure, involvement and numerous activites and events for families to enjoy. This area of the Oak Ridges moraine is noted for is abundance of quality golf courses, with the public courses of St Andrews GCC and Highlands GCC and the exclusively, private Magna GCC and Beacon Hall GCC all exlocated within the boundaries of the town itself. on the boundaries of the town of Aurora there are numerous golf facilities from Westview on the south east, Kings riding on the south west, Bloomington Downs to the east and many more with a short 15- 20 min drive. It would be safe to say that Aurora is a golfers paradise. Because Aurora sits on the Oak Ridges Moraine with its rolling hills it is both surrounded by and intersected by fabulous connected walking, hiking and biking trails that make you feel like you are out for a day in the country. 20 minutes north of Auror is the lake Simcoe area with boating, fishing, swimming and camping available.
Aurora Country is a wonderful middleclass neighbourhood in the Town of Aurora that was established in . The Town of Aurora is located atop the Oak Ridges Moraine, which is a key watershed between Toronto and Lake Simcoe. This location lends itself to lots of picturesque hilly countryside with incredible views of the Toronto skyline. Aurora Country is Aurora's most southerly neighbourhood and located off Bathurst St., just south of Henderson Dr.,Aurora country is a large subdivision with many crescents and sul de sacs that are great for young families. A large percentage of the homes are large sinle detached, but there are towns and links scattered throughout the neighbourhood, increasing the appeal to families of all sizes. Homes sit on mature treed lots that range from 90 to 130 ft deep. Sales to date in 2011 Townhomes range from $295,000 to $360,000 with taxes avg $2700.00 Link homes range from $390,000 to $400,000 with taxes avg $3100.00 Detached homes range from $365,000 to $530,000 with taxes avg $4700.00 Property Sold Values for 3rd quarter of 2011
Parks abound throughout Aurora Country with great playground equipment and many ravine and natural spaces. Parks in Aurora Country include: Allenvale Park, Khamissa Park and Seston Park. Aurora Park Facilities Directory
Aurora Country boasts Highview ES and Light of Christ CES school that are centrally located side by side, sharing a park area with ball diamonds, soccer fields and playgym.
Schools for the Junior residents of Aurora Country
Shopping in Aurora Country is convenient with a local strip mall located at the western entrance to the neighbourhood, with a convenience store, bakery and hair salon. Major Shopping is just minutes away along the Yonge St corridor. Restaurants, bars, Metro grocery store, Canadian Tire, Winners, Staples and lots of boutiques style clothing stores that cater to the high end clientelle of Aurora. On th eastern perimeter of Aurora is a huge Walmart / big box centre with Golf Town, Best Buy, Dollarama, Rona, Reitmans, International Clothiers and many other shops and restaurants.
Aurora Theatre with up to date live theatre is located on Henderson Ave, just seconds from the eastern entrance to Aurora Country. Cineplex Odeon is located in central Aurora and there is a full service new Seniors Centre that has abundant senior related services.