Princess Anne Manor and Princess Gardens
Princess Anne Manor and Princess Gardens are known as two separate communities to the residents, are viewed as one neighbourhood. This quiet, family oriented community is the prime example if suburban living. The neighbourhood is a wide open space filled with tall stands of mature trees, spacious houses, excellent schools, an abundance of parks, nearby golf courses and several local plazas.
Oiginally named after The Princess Anne and The Princess Margaret, members of the British Royal family, theses were the last subdivisions to be developed by Home Smith and Company. This post war developed residential area, proved to be very popular with families seeking an ideal suburban lifestyle and by the early 1960's this neighbourhood was completely developed. Princess Anne Manor and Gardens was largely built along an extension of the street The Kingsway, the area however developed in a radically different manner than the neighbourhood to the south after it was cut of with a highway-style interchange . To this date, many residential streets in Princess Gardens carry "royal" names.
The mix of houses in this neighbourhood includes, ranch-style bungalows, 1.5 storey houses, split level homes, contemporary style bungalows and Georgian revival family homes, most that were built between 1955 and 1965. The homes in this neighbourhood are recognized for all being detached single family homes with exceptionally large lots, with many streets offering 80 and 90 foot frontages.