Ancaster is a community located on the Niagara Escarpment that amalgamated with the city of Hamilton in 2001. Ancaster is home to some of the most beautiful houses in Hamilton. From the gracious older homes of old Ancaster to delightful townhouses just off Wilson Street, to suburban developments located near one of the largest shopping areas in Hamilton, this community offers something for everyone.
The community offers many amenities. The 21-metre ribbon waterfall at Tiffany Falls Conservation Area is one of the most beautiful of Hamilton’s waterfalls. Ancaster’s Fieldcote Museum houses the Ancaster Historical Society and offers a varied program of musical entertainment during summer months. Redeemer University College provides a university-level liberal arts and science education. The Hamilton Golf and Country Club, which located to Ancaster in 1914, was laid out by internationally known golf course designer, H.S Colt. It is one of Canada’s finest golf courses and hosted the 2006 and 2012 Canadian Open. Ancaster’s history, traditions and location add a special character to the City of Hamilton, of which it is an integral part.