Burlington real estate guide & listings for sale
Burlington offers a relaxed atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. It is easy to reach green spaces, since there are over 100 of them nearby for residents to explore and reaching a park from many properties for sale is sometimes challenging. This city is quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially close to one of the railway lines, the airport (ZBA), Highway 403 or Queen Elizabeth Way.
Moving around by car is very easy in this city. It is a rather short drive to the closest highway, such as Highway 407, from anywhere in Burlington, and it is straightforward to park. However, the public transit service in this part of the Hamilton metropolitan area is not very frequent. Thankfully, there is the Burlington Station, Appleby Station and Aldershot Station on the Lakeshore West Line. The city is connected by about 30 bus lines, and most houses are near a bus stop. Most houses for sale in this city are located in places that are not very conducive to walking since meeting daily needs is inconvenient by walking. Even though some enjoyable areas for cycling can be found, commuting by bicycle is also sometimes difficult in Burlington as there is a significant amount of slopes, and there are a limited number of bike lanes.
In Burlington, most buildings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. Around one third of properties in this part of the 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 is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around three quarters of the population of this city own their home and renters make up the remainder.
In Burlington, families will commonly be able to access primary schools by walking. However, families may find it difficult for their children to reach high schools on foot. Along with public schools, there are private primary and secondary schools. When it comes to food, some, but not all, property owners in Burlington will live within walking distance of one of over 50 supermarkets. A limited selection of restaurants and cafes can be found as well.