Glen Williams is a small hamlet located within the municipality of Halton Hills. As you may already know, Halton Hills is a municipality unlike many others; spread over a wide area, the main urban centres are isolated by large green belts and pristine waterways from the other locations that make up the municipality. Glen Williams is pre-eminent among the Halton Hills communities, as far as its proximity to nature is concerned, so this part of the Halton Hills real estate market is perfect for the nature lover.
The big appeal, as far as Glen Williams goes, is its location right in the heart of the Credit River Valley. The Credit River itself runs right through the village of Glen Williams, adding a lot of value to the Halton Hills properties that make up the hamlet. The river itself is prime habitat for several species of birds, fish, and mammals, as is the surrounding forest.
As part of the Niagara escarpment, Glen Williams offers unique looks at the ecosystem of Ontario. It is likely that the beauty of the location first attracted developer Benajah Williams back in 1825. It's the same beauty that provides the ideal backdrop for this quaint little village and the Halton Hills property it includes.
The village itself has maintained much of its historic appeal which is reflected in the house plans in the area. While there are a few stores which make use of recently constructed fronts in order to do business, the main stops in the town (the bakery and the local pub) both use storefronts that reflect the unique history of this Halton Hills community.
Halton Hills is truly unique among municipalities in Ontario, and this originality is exemplified in the village of Glen Williams. Far removed from even the ordinary bustle of a medium-sized city, many people find this village the perfect place to raise a family within this busy section of the province.