People are drawn to the city because of its natural beauty, waterfront, and great infrastructure, making it an ideal location for commuters. It has a diverse economy and its location between Toronto, Hamilton, and proximity to the United States border make it prime for economic growth. There are many highly desirable areas within the city.
In 2022, Resonance Consultancy ranked Burlington as one of Canada’s 25 Best Small Cities. The city took first place in the Safety subcategory, often a key consideration when selecting a new community.
Millcroft is an established and much sought after prestigious community in North Burlington. The beautifully landscaped streets with charming antique-style street lights give Millcroft an old-world charm. One of the most unique features about Millcroft is the golf course in its center. With so many homes backing onto lush and meandering fairways of this 18 hole prize winning course, the whole neighbourhood claims an extra level of prestige.
Tyandaga is a beautiful, mature neighbourhood located on the northwest side of Burlington. Buyers looking for larger detached homes are attracted to this neighbourhood because of its preponderance of sprawling “estate-like” properties, charming traditional architecture and rolling tree lined streets. With many homes backing onto the beautiful 18-hole Tyandaga Golf Course.
Speaking of the waterfront, Lake Ontario is the shining centerpiece of Central (downtown) Burlington. Spencer Smith Park sits at the base of Brant street and occupies 6.37 acres of prime waterfront space. This is the hub of the city and where you will find families and couples flocking every weekend and evening throughout the year. As you walk along the wide promenade, or have a seat on the break wall overlooking the lake you will discover how special this area is, and how lucky residents of Burlington are to have such a feature.
If Charles Dickens were a city planner, he would design Roseland and then move there himself. You’re just not going to find a more aesthetically beautiful neighbourhood anywhere in the world. If bordering one of the Great Lakes wasn’t enough, the streets of Roseland are lined with amazing old-growth trees that let you know you’re home as soon as you arrive. The lots in Roseland are all large, private and immaculately kept with lovely gardens.