Taylor Farm offers homeowners the perfect balance of city reach and country ease. As Headingley’s newest community, Taylor Farm is just minutes away from Winnipeg. Residents have easy access to all of the advantages of modern life, yet can still experience the simple and quiet beauty of country living.
For people or families looking for a country-style living, this is more than ideal. Things are quieter in Taylor Farm; you don’t deal with heavy traffic and the community is designed to be walkable, with trails and other natural elements woven into the landscape. Not only that, but it’s close enough to the city for residents to easily take advantage of the amenities that they are accustomed to having nearby. Let’s take a look at some of the amenities near Taylor Farm.
The Phoenix nursery school is for children from ages three to five and is a part of the Phoenix Recreation Association. The nursery is a great way for kids to socialize and become accustomed to structured learning and play. The nursery school can be found at 153 Seekings Street in Headingley, Manitoba.
Phoenix School provides education for K-5 students in the heart of Headingley and is located at 111 Alboro Street. The school offers a number of early education programs, clubs and a variety of extra-curricular activities for early learners.
For grades 6-12, residents have access to English and French-immersion options through the St. James-Assiniboia and Pembina Trails School Divisions.
Phoenix after school program
The Phoenix Recreation Association is located at 153 Seekings Street and offers an after school program. This program provides children with arts and crafts, play time and other fun activities.
Headingley Foods is located at 1-8515 Roblin Boulevard which is two minutes away from Taylor Farm and is open year-round. This convenience store provides postal services and has a small ice cream parlour as well.
Shelmerdine Garden Centre Ltd.
Shelmerdine Garden Center Ltd. changes seasonally creating new experiences throughout the year. Visitors can enjoy lunch at the café while shopping for plants, home décor and women’s fashions. This garden centre also holds numerous fundraisers and family events. It is located at 7800 Roblin Boulevard.
Residents of Taylor Farm are a short drive to the city limits and can access numerous shopping amenities easily. Some nearby locations along Portage Avenue that can be accessed within 15 minutes include Sobeys, Bulk Barn, Shoppers Drug Mart, Staples, Sport Chek and Winners to name a few.
Headingley Municipal Library
The Headingley Municipal Library is a community landmark at 49 Alboro Street that was upgraded in 2010. This library features a memorial garden at its front entrance and offers community members technology-related library services, exciting new library materials and programs each year.
Emergency services near Taylor Farm include the RCMP highway patrol and rural detachment, as well as Headingley’s first responders and firefighters. The Grace Hospital is a 13 minute drive from Taylor Farm and is located at 300 Booth Drive in Winnipeg.
The Headliner is a newspaper that keeps the community up-to-date on local news and events.
Headingley Community Centre
The new Headingley Community Centre is a 1.8 million dollar facility with state-of-the-art video, audio and lighting equipment. This is a popular venue for socials, weddings and fundraisers and is located at 5353 Portage Avenue.
Phoenix Community Centre
The Phoenix Community Centre is a smaller space that is situated at 153 Seekings Street. This is the original community centre which is still used extensively by the community’s recreational groups. Although this centre does not facilitate weddings and large events, it is still used to hold small wedding showers, birthdays and family events.
In addition to the Phoenix Community Centre, there is also an outdoor ice facility called the Hockey Hutch. The hutch has two outdoor rinks with fully heated dressing rooms and canteen facilities. As part of the ice areas, there is also a fully lit skating trail that goes through a beautiful forest.
Phoenix Recreation Association
There are a variety of community organizations near Taylor Farm. The Phoenix Recreation Association is a volunteer organization run by local parents who coordinate activities such as hockey and baseball programs. This association operates out of the Phoenix Recreation Centre at 153 Seekings Street.
Headingley Seniors’ Services Inc.
Headingley Seniors’ Services Inc. provides a variety of programs focused around education, socializing and fitness for the elderly. This includes lunch-and-learns, technology classes and other workshops about nutrition, frauds and scams, chronic pain management, as well as mature driving techniques.
Social activities are provided through lunches, games such as cribbage, friendly visits and the 55+ Club. Recreational programs include walking clubs, yoga classes, strength training and pickleball.
The Headingley Seniors’ Services Inc. operates out of the Headingley Community Centre at 5353 Portage Avenue.
Taylor Farm has an assortment of recreational activities such as the Cross Country Snowmobile Drifters Snowmobile Club and a variety of hockey programs out of the Bell MTS Iceplex which is an eight minute drive from Taylor Farm and is located at 3969 Portage Avenue in Winnipeg.
There are also plenty of nearby golf clubs such as Breezy Bend Country Club and the John Blumberg Sports Complex, which is a world-class softball and golf space that offers 18 and 9-hole golfing, a driving range and five baseball diamonds with backstops.
With all of these convenient amenities nearby, residents of Taylor Farm can enjoy the peacefulness of country living while staying close to the city. Not to mention, residents have the luxury of owning spacious lots with reduced taxes. It’s no surprise that Taylor Farm is a budding community.
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