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Orangeville’s best parks

apartments for rent in Orangeville, outdoor living, local hotspots, Orangeville Apartments, Apartments Orangeville, Apartments for Rent in Orangeville, Orangeville apartment rentals, Apartments in Orangeville, Apartment rentals in Orangeville, Orangeville Apartments for RentTake advantage of the warmer weather and visit some of the parks the city has to offer. To ensure residents of the Embassy Apartments and Mill Place Apartments have an idea of the luscious parks in the surrounding area, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has put together parks that are worth visiting.

 

Island Lake Conservation Area

Situated in Orangeville and Mono, Ontario, Island Lake Conservation Area boasts 332 hectares of lake, forest, meadows and wetland and is host to numerous recreational opportunities. Facilities include indoor, wheelchair accessible washrooms, parking, pavilion rentals and concessions. General admission fees for the conservation area are $5.00 for adults, $3.00 for Children (6-14 years) and 20% off adult admission for seniors (60 and over). Make sure you check out the spring and summer activities, including Yoga in the Park, fishing, hiking, canoeing/kayaking, windsurfing, paddle boarding, picnicking, volleyball and many more. Be sure to ask staff for a free “Live the Lake” Card. Every time you rent a boat or ice hut, get your card stamped and earn free rentals. The Embassy Apartments and Mill Place Apartments are both a six-minute drive and 27-minute walk from the conservation area.

 

Alder Street Parkland

Located adjacent to the Alder Street Recreation Centre, Alder Street Parkland features sports fields that were installed as part of the Community Matching Fund program in co-operation with the Lions Club of Orangeville. The modern recreation facility features pools and water toys, including a slide, ice pads, a walking track, a library and eateries as well as five multi-purpose rooms. Be sure to check out the programs and upcoming events that are always running at the recreation centre. Located at 275 Alder Street, the park is a six-minute drive from the Orangeville apartments.

 

Murray’s Mountain/Amelia Street Parkland

Murray’s Mountain/Amelia Street Parkland is approximately three acres in length and offers soccer and lacrosse fields. The park is also adjacent to the Tony Rose Memorial Sports Centre. Located at Clara Street, Murray’s Mountain is a three-minute drive from the Embassy Apartments and the Mill Place Apartments.

 

Alexandra Park

Alexandra Park first opened in 1903 and features the Dufferin County War Memorial, a bandshell, a farmers’ market, the town’s cenotaph and a memorial honouring those who served and returned from World War I, World War II and the Korean War. Located at Second Street and First Avenue, the park is within walking distance of both the Orangeville apartments.

 

Stretch your legs and breathe in the fresh air at one of Orangeville’s gorgeous and luscious park grounds. Located at 17 Church Street and 8 First Avenue, the Mill Place Apartments and Embassy Apartments offer residents ideal rental options situated near countless amenities.

 

 

 

Where to see a show in Orangeville

artapments for rent in Orangeville, local hotspots, culture, Orangeville Apartments, Apartments Orangeville, Apartments for Rent in Orangeville, Orangeville apartment rentals, Apartments in Orangeville, Apartment rentals in Orangeville, Orangeville Apartments for RentTake in a show at one of Orangeville’s local theatres and music venues and explore local culture, music and arts. To ensure residents of the Embassy Apartments and Mill Place Apartments get to experience some artistic vibes and venues, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has put together a summary of Orangeville’s cultural wonders.

 

Orangeville Opera House and Theatre Orangeville Stage Production

In July 1994, Orangeville’s Town Hall and Opera House re-opened after being closed for nearly 20 years. Today, the Opera House is home to Theatre Orangeville Stage Productions and an assortment of cultural performances, highlights and plays. Theatre Orangeville’s 2014/2015 playbill is brimming with laughter, music, tears, songs and a lot more. Upcoming performances include Letters from Wingfield Farm, Norman Bray in the Performance of His Life and Baco Noir. Located at 87 Broadway, the theatre is a four-minute walk and two-minute drive from the Embassy Apartments and an eight-minute walk and a four-minute drive from the Mill Place Apartments.

 

The Barley Vine Rail Co

Spend a relaxing evening at The Barley Vine Rail Co with some delicious food, drink and live musical entertainment. Upcoming shows include performances by Lou Pinto and Adam Shaw. Located at 35 Armstrong Street, the restaurant and concert venue is a two-minute drive and 11-minute walk from the Mill Place Apartments and an eight-minute walk and two-minute drive from the Embassy Apartments.

 

Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival

Residents and visitors are welcome to attend the Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival, a three-day music festival from June 4 to June 7in downtown Orangeville. Whether you’re a lover of blues and jazz or are simply looking to expand your musical tastes, this event is worth marking on your calendar.
Embrace local culture and entertain yourself with music, live performances or artistic displays by getting out and exploring the artsy side of Orangeville. Located at 17 Church Street and 8 First Avenue, Williams and McDaniel’s Mill Place Apartments and Embassy Apartments offer current and prospective residents a great rental option with unparalleled customer service.

 

 

Best coffee shops in Orangeville

apartments for rent in Orangeville, local hotspots, dining, Orangeville Apartments, Apartments Orangeville, Apartments for Rent in Orangeville, Orangeville apartment rentals, Apartments in Orangeville, Apartment rentals in Orangeville, Orangeville Apartments for RentSip on delicious beverages, savour gourmet sweets and soak in the captivating and relaxing atmosphere. Local coffee shops offer up an exceptional space where you can catch up with friends or your book, get some work done or simply enjoy their customized coffee creations. You’ll be enjoying delicious menu and drink items and supporting a local business at the same time. For Orangeville apartment residents who would prefer to skip the chain coffee shops, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has compiled some independent coffee shops that are worth visiting.


Mochaberry Coffee & Co Ltd. Cafe & Roastery
Offering a cozy and relaxing space to admire local artwork, browse the web and savour specialty drinks, Mochaberry Coffee Co Ltd. is a prime coffee location in Orangeville. New, unique and tasty products are arriving all the time and can be enjoyed on the spot or gifted for later. Beans are roasted daily in-house to ensure customers get the freshest variety available. Their menu includes single-origin coffees, exotic coffee beans, blended coffees, flavoured coffees, espresso coffee, decaf and teas. Feel free to ask your barista to combine coffees and create your own unique flavours. Located at 177 Broadway, the café and roastery is a one-minute drive and three-minute walk from the Embassy Apartments and a two-minute drive and four-minute walk from the Mill Place Apartments.

The Green Apple Cafe
Whether you’re stopping in for a coffee, breakfast or lunch, The Green Apple Café is sure to keep you coming back for more. Menu options include homemade soups, sandwiches, crepes, BLTs and many more. Enjoy reasonable prices and a satisfied stomach after visiting. Located at 489 Broadway, the café is a five-minute drive and 35-minute walk from the Orangeville apartments.

Highpoint Cafe & Restaurant
Feast your eyes and your stomach on generous portions at Highpoint Café & Restaurant. Stop by for breakfast or brunch for European/Hungarian cuisine. Pirogies, crepes, schnitzel, eggs, roasted potatoes and sausages are among the items you can enjoy on your visit. Located at 20092 Hurontario Street, the restaurant is a seven-minute drive and 29-minute transit commute from the apartments.

The Mad Hatter Pub
Get your fill of delicious pub fare and specialty food items before enjoying one-of-a-kind coffee creations. Make sure to leave enough room to enjoy The Mad Hatter Pub’s specialty drinks including Irish Coffee, Spanish Coffee, Hatter Coffee, Bailey’s Caramel Coffee and Montecristo Coffee. Located at 101 First Street, the pub is a four-minute drive and 18-minute walk from the Mill Place Apartments and a two-minute drive and 12-minute walk from the Embassy Apartments.

Get your daily dose of caffeine and support local Orangeville businesses by opting for independent coffee shops. Located at 8 First Avenue and 17 Church Street, Williams and McDaniel’s Embassy Apartments and Mill Place Apartments are an exceptional rental option located in Orangeville, Ontario.

 

 

Date Night in Orangeville

apartments for rent in Orangeville, dining, local hotspots, Orangeville Apartments, Apartments Orangeville, Apartments for Rent in Orangeville, Orangeville apartment rentals, Apartments in Orangeville, Apartment rentals in Orangeville, Orangeville Apartments for RentCelebrate the end of your busy work or school week by enjoying a relaxing night out. For those couples that want to rekindle the flame and leave the kids at home or individuals who are meeting for the first time, Orangeville has an assortment of local restaurants that are an ideal place to spend a date night. Make date night an opportunity to test out different foods and venues. To ensure residents get the most out of date night, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has put together some places near their Orangeville apartments you’ll want to visit.

 

Mill Creek Pub

Established in 2012, the Mill Creek Pub is one of Orangeville’s newest and most promising restaurants. With an extensive menu that includes traditional pub fare like fish and chips, sirloin burgers, chicken fingers and more upscale options like smoked salmon flatbreads, Italian sausage and farmer’s fresh shepherd’s pie, there is something on the menu to satisfy every appetite. If you’re planning on taking your significant other out on Friday or Saturday, reservations are recommended so you can ensure date night goes according to plan. Located at 25 Mill Street, the Mill Creek Pub is a two-minute drive and five-minute walk from the Embassy Apartments and a three-minute drive and two-minute walk from the Mill Place Apartments.

 

One99 Restaurant

Offering dinner service three nights each week (Thursday through Saturday), One99 Restaurant is the perfect date night destination for you and your companion. Enjoy an extensive menu that includes herbed foccacia, marinated feta, steak frites, beef tenderloin, salmon, smoked chicken, tomato and mozzarella salad. However, don’t forget to make room for desserts like vanilla ice cream bars, chocolate brownies, cherry tarts and strawberry shortcake. For great food, service and prices, drop by One99 located at 199 Broadway, which is less than a five-minute walk and drive from both of the Orangeville apartments.

 

Ruby Pier Steak and Oyster Pub

If you’re looking for a unique menu that will tantalize your taste buds, look no further than the Ruby Pier Steak and Oyster Pub. All menu items are made using local ingredients and are cooked fresh before patrons’ eyes in an open-concept kitchen. Indulge in French onion soup, spinach dip, Philly cheese steaks, butter curry chicken, burgers and wraps just to name a few. The restaurant also offers seasonal specials and unique creations like the Johnny Cash ‘Ring of Fire’ Burger, which contains some intensely hot peppers and sauces. If you’re more inclined to order seafood or red meat, options include mussels, filet mignon, stuffed chicken, half-shell oysters and cedar plank salmon. Since 1997, Ruby Pier Steak and Oyster Pub has been offering its clientele delicious dishes and accoutrements that will satisfy your tastebuds, so make it your next date night hot spot. Located at 101 First Street, the Embassy Apartments are a two-minute drive and 12-minute walk and the Mill Place Apartments are a four-minute drive and an 18-minute walk from the restaurant. If your date night isn’t too chilly, you and your date can enjoy a relaxing stroll through Orangeville before or after your dinner.

 

Located at 8 First Avenue and 17 Church Street, Williams and McDaniel’s Orangeville apartments are surrounded by rich character and within close proximity to downtown and the local Farmer’s Market making it a perfect place to rent.

 

 

 

Get Fit – Hiking and Biking in Orangeville

Biking in orangeville apartmentsStaying active and healthy is a great way to ensure you do not miss out on activities and experiences this summer. There are many fun, physical and heart-healthy activities that you can do to keep your body strong and in shape. Hiking and biking are just a few options available. Our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel Property Management offer Orangeville apartments that are surrounded by scenic routes and trails that allow you to take in all the beauty of Orangeville. With trails that are perfect for those who are hardcore riders and runners and those who simply enjoy a relaxing stroll every once in a while, Orangeville is a breathtaking and ideal hiking and biking spot for all.

Hiking & Trails

One option is the Island Lake Conservation Area, which boasts 332 hectares of lakes, forests and meadows and offers recreational activities all year round. For the warmer months, canoes, kayaks and fishing are activities that you are most likely to see. However, in the cooler months, ice fishers, skaters, snow-shoers and cross-country skiers often populate the area. Within the conservation area are the Lake Island Trails, which are a great choice if you plan to hike, bike or take a leisurely wander through the surrounding nature. Located on Hurontario Street, the Embassy Apartments are seven minutes away by car and for those who decide to walk it is 29 minutes away. The Mill Place Apartments are also quite close to the conservation area taking eight minutes by car and 28 minutes if you choose to walk.

Explore 18 kilometres of multi-use trails in Monora Park on bikes, skies or on your feet with your pet in tow. The trails are set within Monora’s 40-acre natural park and are regularly groomed and maintained to preserve their aesthetic appeal. The Orangeville apartments are less than ten minutes away by car and a 35-minute walk from the park located at 500 Monora Park Drive.

Hiking is also a great group activity and the Dufferin Hi-Land Bruce Trail Club is just one of nine member clubs that comprises the Bruce Trail Conservancy. Renowned as Canada’s longest footpath, the Bruce Trail boasts over 850 kilometers of trail that runs through Mono Cliffs Provincial Park, the Boyne Valley Provincial Park and Pine Fishing Area. Amidst lush meadows and sky-scraping cliff tops, this picturesque landscape is perfect for hikers of all ages. It is also conveniently located just one hour away from the apartments.  For a list of the existing trails in Orangeville, visit the city’s tourism website here.

 

Cycling

 Reward yourself after a heart-pumping bike ride with one of the best views that Orangeville has to offer at the Mono Cliffs. There are an assortment of individual trails that all combine to make for a beautiful and challenging bike ride. However, if you choose to use this path, keep in mind it is a shared space between cyclists and hikers so be respectful of other trail users. For those who are interested in mountain biking, the Albion Hills Conservation Area is known for hosting a variety of racing events. Visitors can also enjoy camping, picnicking, swimming and soaking in the sights.  With the Orangeville apartments only 20 minutes away from the conservation area, this trip is perfect for the day or for the weekend. If you would prefer to explore the city on your bicycle, Orangeville has some Neighborhood Cycling Routes available on low volume roads and multi-use trails. For other inquiries or information about other Williams and McDaniel Properties, please click here.