Our vision is to create a premier Golf and Active Lifestyle community in an idyllic location enriched with nature, history, urban amenities and an outstanding quality of life.
Nestled on the banks of the winding York River and surrounded by scenic backcountry, The Preserve at Bancroft Ridge offers residents a wealth of outdoor recreation – hiking, biking, camping, boating, canoeing and more in a vast 136-acre private natural preserve.
Our master-planned community of exquisitely designed 2 and 3 bedroom Bungalow Homes blends naturally into its sylvan surroundings, while offering fabulous lifestyle amenities that enrich life and build memorable shared experiences for everyone.
The historic Town of Bancroft offers a rich array of amenities keeping the authentic cottage country feeling. From shopping to dining options, fresh markets, an art gallery, theatres to explore, Bancroft offers the charm of authentic people who experience life at a slower pace, but nevertheless, packed with tons of exciting things to enjoy.
BANCROFT – A BRIEF HISTORY
By Bancroft Ridge Developments Inc.
It’s not a name that stands out in the annuls of Canadian history, but in his lifetime he mapped an astounding 3.5 million square kilometres of wilderness. Thompson is widely regarded as the greatest land geographer ever. In 1835, at the ripe age of 65, David Thompson arrived in the Bancroft area. For thousands of years, the region was a hunting and harvesting area for Canada’s First Nations Peoples. Vast, complex waterways were primary trade routes, navigated by the voyageurs and couriers du bois upon their arrival to the new land.Learn More