Burlington Ontario Homes for Sale
Real Estate in Burlington Ontario
Burlington Ontario is located on the shores of Lake Ontario just north of Hamilton and south of Milton and Oakville. Home to about 194,000 residents, Burlington is a vibrant city along the lake with fantastic restaurants, shops, and a booming housing market. Read on below the listings to learn more about Burlington Ontario.
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Relocating to Burlington Ontario
Burlington is nestled between the Niagara escarpment and the northwest shore of Lake Ontario with a total land area of 187 km². This urban area and suburb of Toronto is south of Highway 407 boasting several golf courses, conservation areas, and both agricultural, rural, and residential properties.
The sleepy and quiet bedroom community offers a vibrant waterfront area located in the greater Toronto area with the quality of life second to none. Residents enjoy great schools, shopping, dining, parks, festivals, nightlife, and all manners of recreational facilities. The city website is ideal for new residents and can quickly help anyone relocate to the Burlington Ontario area.
One of the best ways to find the best place to live is to simply be a tourist in your hometown. Check out new and interesting restaurants, plot out different travel routes and commute routes, explore Burlington and discover history, art, nature, dining, and shopping.
Burlington was once an early pioneer settlement in the 19th century covered by the primeval natural forest that stretched between provincial capital of York and the town of Hamilton. By 1974, Burlington's population exceeded 100,000 residents and was incorporated as a city. It's high rate of growth continued and 2006 population tops 160,000. It is since leveled off some and residents enjoy just about all the benefits of a big city with small town waterfront charm.
Burlington Ontario Schools
Burlington is part of the Halton District School Board and features both public elementary and secondary schools. It also offers Catholic elementary and secondary schools part of the Halton Catholic District School Board. Burlington features several French public and secondary schools as well and there are also several private schools. In total, there are 29 public elementary schools and 14 Roman Catholic elementary schools within the city limits of Burlington. There are seven public high schools and three Catholic high schools with 11 private schools. McMaster University and Charles Sturt University are both located in Burlington as is the Oxford College of Arts, Business and Technology.
Burlington Ontario Real Estate
Being along the water, a waterfront home is definitely doable with beautiful condominiums, low and high rise buildings, complexes, and subdivisions along Lakeshore Road and Plains Rd., West. Properties start at about $470,000 for condominiums up to about $2.5 million for larger, new construction, estates and acreage. For more information on all homes for sale in Burlington Ontario, browse active and current listings above or contact our office below in the form to be notified when new listings hit the market or for a personalized list of all properties that fit your lifestyle and budget.