June 20, 2019



Prior Group Donate 5 Acres of Land to the Municipality

Township of Mapleton – Mayor Davidson, is pleased to announce the donation of Park Land from Mr. Fred Prior the developer of Drayton Ridge, Agri-Hood Neighborhood Community.

Mapleton, GDC / Drayton RIDGE/ Agri-hood Neighborhood Community are partnering together in developing a special and unique future home experience in Drayton, Ontario. The vision, country living in the village of Drayton Ridge’s Agri-hood community is moving ahead in a very tangible way.

Drayton Ridge Developer/Owner Mr. Fred Prior announced recently his company is donating a 5 plus acre parcel of land on the Agri-Hood site to the Township of Mapleton for a new park.

The land is located on the Drayton Ridge property overlooking the beautiful Conestogo River and the village of Drayton. The lands donated will be used to best suit the needs of the community and compliment the Agri-hood design.

Fred Prior stated, “We are excited to now have the opportunity to move our Drayton Ridge development forward after a number of years awaiting the release of waste water sewage capacity.”Mr. Prior thanked Township of Mapleton, CAO Manny Baron, Mayor Gregg Davidson and Council for their efforts and dedicated work to enabling Drayton Ridge to move forward with the development.

Drayton ridge development will include single family homes, town homes, condos and a golf teaching academy as part of the exciting Agri-hood neighborhood.

At the ground breaking event June 20, 2019 Mayor Gregg Davidson stated “The Township of Mapleton is truly grateful for the donation of over 5 acres of land by the Prior Group. This land will be utilized to create a recreational space that meets the needs of our growing community. We look forward to welcoming new residents and the development of the Agri-Hood in Mapleton”


After three years in a holding pattern without new services Mapleton Township Wastewater Drayton Ridge Homes was allocated 99 units of capacity September 6, 2018. This new capacity will permit Drayton Ridge to proceed with the immediate sale of our eight fully serviced Ridgeview Drive river view lots. Drayton Ridge has commenced with the infrastructure of a new street Carriage Crossing. Carriage Crossing consists of 39 beautiful lots, 16 of these lots have 50 foot frontage and the remaining 13 lots have very spacious 80 foot frontage, you can find a map of these lots by clicking here.

8 River View Lots

Available for Immediate Sale

Our premium builder Jeff Duimering Carpentry purchased 10 of these lots in September 2018. These homes are available for sale at this time, construction to commence the spring of 2019. View the Jeff Duimering Carpentry Model home here (Link JDC Model). Jeff can be reached through Find the Jeff Duimering Carpentry homes for sale by visiting the availability page.

Jeff Duimering Carpentry

Construction begins Spring 2019

At the November 28th Mapleton Township council meeting Zoning By-law ZBA 2018 was passed. With the passing of this By-law, Drayton Ridge will move ahead with our Conceptual " Agrihood Development". Learn more about the full Agrihood concept here. As well, the planning for additional Cluster Townhomes set out in our previously approved Draft Plan for our Block 90 and 91. This is an exciting time for the the community of Drayton and our team to finally see dreams through to reality.

The Township of Mapleton has a thriving downtown and business community with numerous investment opportunities. Our ongoing economic development activities assist both our existing business community and new business developments. If you're looking to start, expand, or relocate your business, you'll love Mapleton. We would like to thank Economic Development Officer for Mapleton, Trish Wake for her hard work and support on this project. To contact Trish: 519-638-3313 #26.

We appreciate your interest in Drayton Ridge homes we are very excited about making "Country Living in the Village” and the premiere Agrihood community available to you in the Village of Drayton.

Drayton Ridge works with companies, government and other organizations to provide the utmost support to build a stronger community in the village of Drayton.