Stoney Creek is a community within the city of Hamilton. It is located east of downtown Hamilton on the south shore of western Lake Ontario. Although Stoney Creek has seen significant growth, most of the land mass remains agricultural. Stoney Creek is among the fastest growing communities in Hamilton. In recent years, many new condominiums have been built along the lake front.
The population of Stoney Creek is 62,327, with over one quarter of the population being born outside of Canada. Agriculture is the main employer of the community.
Stoney Creek is a safe community with beautiful parks, community amenities and schools. It allows for easy commuting to nearby cities while offering a small-town feel.
The climate in Stoney Creek has allowed the community to be known for fruit growing. As the quality and reputation of Ontario wines has grown, the community has become part of the fringes of the Niagara Wine Region. The Winona Peach Festival is held annually serving homegrown fruit, crafts and music.
Fortinos is a great bakery near Casa Di Torre. Coffee shop lovers will appreciate the local cafe's like Starbucks. Locals recommend eating at KFC, Little Caesars Pizza and Dairy Queen Grill & Chill in Riverdale East - they have great food! There is a surprising amount of green space with John Watson Park nearby Casa Di Torre. The closest pharmacy to Casa Di Torre is Loblaw pharmacy. ChoiceProperties is a shopping center in Riverdale East that has something for everyone. Fit4Less is a super popular fitness center with locals. Pet owners will enjoy there is VCA Canada Eastside Animal Hospital in Riverdale East. The local school in Riverdale East is St. Agnes Catholic Elementary School.