Burlington real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Burlington. This city is quiet overall, as the streets are usually tranquil - however noise can be bothersome around Queen Elizabeth Way, Highway 407, one of the railway lines or the airport (ZBA). Finally, there are over 100 parks close by for residents to unwind in, making it easy to access them from the majority of locations in the city.
The preferred method to get around in this part of the Greater Hamilton metropolitan area is usually a car. It is a rather short drive to the closest highway, such as Highway 407, from anywhere in Burlington, and it is very easy to access a place to park. On the other hand, public transit users may have limited choices in this part of the Greater Hamilton metropolitan area by reason of the service's low frequency. Nevertheless, residents can rely on the Appleby Station, Aldershot Station and Burlington Station on the Lakeshore West Line. Homeowners are served by approximately 30 bus lines, and it is convenient to find a nearby bus stop from most houses. Walking is not very feasible for home buyers in Burlington as very few daily errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle. Despite the fact that a few enjoyable pockets for cycling exist, biking is also at times challenging in Burlington because the cycling infrastructure is somewhat poor, and there are quite a few slopes.
Around three quarters of the properties in the city are occupied by homeowners and one quarter are rented. In this city, about half of dwellings are single detached homes, and the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. About one third of properties in this part of the Greater Hamilton metropolitan area were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This city offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Families will find that wherever their property is situated in this part of the Greater Hamilton metropolitan area, primary schools are close by. However, there are only a few high schools and accordingly they can be a rather long walk away. Parents are served by public and private schools at both the primary and high school level. Concerning eating, getting to one of over 100 grocery stores on foot is feasible for some, but not all, house buyers in Burlington. There are also a few choices for those who value close by restaurants and cafes.