Welcome to Cooksville…..
The Heart of the City
Cooksville Quick Facts
Cooksville, located in Central Mississauga and bordered by the Queensway to the south, Mavis Road to the west, Cawthra Road to the East, and Burnhamthorpe Road to the north, is close to highways, public transit and world-class amenities. Downtown Cooksville is home to a vibrant commerce and retail business community, Trillium Hospital and Cooksville GO Station. Bordering the Mississauga City Centre to the north and Port Credit to the south, Cooksville residents enjoy all the benefits of their central location with easy access to wonderful amenities – fantastic shopping and dining opportunities, green spaces and walking trails, recreational facilities and community festivals.
Buying a Home in Cooksville
Cooksville real estate offers a wide array of properties – from a very urban mix of condos and townhomes in the core of the village to semi-detached and detached homes and larger custom built homes outside of the village core.
Living in Cooksville
Many people choose to live in Cooksville for its central location and easy access to major shopping, highways and GO Transit in the area. Cooksville is the main transportation hub in Mississauga, with GO Transit rail and bus service and express city buses to Toronto Union Station. Access to the QEW, Hwy. 403 and the Queensway and Dundas Streets, as great east/west alternatives to the QEW, are immediate.
Getting Around in Cooksville
The Cooksville GO Station services the immediate area with GO Transit rail and bus service and express city buses to Toronto Union Station. Highway access to the QEW and Hwy. 403 are also immediate with connections to Hwy. 401, 407, 410, and 427 providing easy access to the Greater Toronto Area.
Cooksville’s Rich History
The area around the Hurontario Street and Dundas Street intersection was originally known as Harrisville, named for Daniel Harris, who in 1809 purchased land and built a sawmill there. When Harris returned to the United States, Jacob Cook bought land and settled there in 1819 and the village was renamed Cooksville. In the 1870s Cooksville was chosen as the site of the Toronto Township Hall and remained the centre of the township until the development of the Mississauga City Centre at Burnhamthorpe Road and Hurontario St.
Shopping and Amenities in Cooksville
The Square One Shopping Centre, minutes away at Hurontario and Burnhamthorpe, is Ontario’s largest shopping mall and features over 1,600,000 square feet of retail space and more than 360 stores and services.
Entertainment and Attractions in Cooksville
Proximity to the Mississauga City Centre to the north and Port Credit to the south, gives residents of Cooksville immediate access to the some of the best amenities the west Greater Toronto Area has to offer.
For more information on The Cooksville please visit the following websites:
· Cooksville Heritage Mississauga: http://www.heritagemississauga.com/page/Cooksville
· City of Mississauga: http://www.mississauga.ca
· Peel Region: http://www.peelregion.ca
· Dufferin Peel School Board: Welcome to Dufferin Peel Catholic School Board (dpcdsb.org)
· Peel District School Board: Home – Peel Board Office Site (peelschools.org)
· Credit Valley Hospital: Trillium Health Partners
· Trillium Hospital:Trillium Health Partners
· Events/Sightseeing/Shopping/Accommodations/Dining: http://www.discovermississauga.ca
· inSauga.com, an insider’s grassroots guide to Mississauga:http://www.insauga.com
The information contained herein is accurate at time of printing and is copyright Bruce Witchel 2015.
For further information on real estate matters, please contact Bruce at 416-WITCHEL 416-948-2435 or by email at Bruce @ BruceWitchel.com