Settled in the 1840’s and located just 3 km from Guelph City limits, Aberfoyle is a community in the Township of Puslinch. This community has a rich history, offering that “small community” feel while still being close to amenities. With easy access to the 401 and being close to Guelph’s South End, it’s the perfect place to settle if you’re a commuter looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the big city or just looking for a quiet place to settle down.
A good example of Aberfoyle real estate is the community of “the Meadows of Aberfoyle” is located just off Brock Road on Aberfoyle Mill Crescent. This community offers a large pond with a walking trail along to enjoy a nice walk listening to the sounds of nature or to take the family dog on a nice enjoyable tour. It also offers a gazebo area for picnics and putting green for the golfer in your life.
Some of the main attractions of Aberfoyle include The Aberfoyle Mill Restaurant, The Antique Market and the Puslinch Community Centre. The Aberfolye Mill has a rich history dating back to 1859 when it was first built and operating as a mill powered by the pond in the back, in the 1960’s it was purchased and renovated into the restaurant it is today, still leaving the history of the building and showcasing many antiques from the mill. This restaurant is visited and enjoyed by many and offers many functions including weddings and mystery dinner theater.
The Antique Market is the oldest outdoor market of its kind, open from the spring to the fall it offers close to 100 vendors, a kids play area, a café and ice cream shop, and with so much green space attached you can walk the area and explore all that nature has to offer.
Many business’ call Aberfoyle home as well, including Nestle Waters Canada, Royal Canin, Schneider Operating/Training, and many more.
With so much going on in this community from embracing the past to welcoming the new, Aberfoyle is a great place to call home.