The Community of Burlington


About Burlington, Ontario

Burlington is a wonderful growing community located about 40 minutes away from Toronto, and 30 minutes away from Hamilton.

Situated on the waterfront of Lake Ontario and reaching up northward to beautiful countryside, it is home to many lovely neighbourhoods, parks and golf courses.

Lakeview Condo living can be found in the downtown area, and family friendly neighbourhoods are throughout the city, with a wide variety of housing options such as townhouses, semi-detached or single family homes.

Country living is available as well north of Dundas street for those wanting to have a larger space, or need a place to keep horses.

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Average House Prices in Burlington

2020 was a busy year in real estate, with real estate prices trending upwards in Oakville. Average home prices in this area are as follows:

  • Single Family Homes  $1,030,000
  • Semi-detached homes $770,000
  • Townhomes $660,000
  • Condos $468,000


Burlington is the home of two indoor malls, as well as a variety of independent shops in the downtown area.

Stroll downtown along Brant Street and stop into Joelle’s for women’s fashion, choose a beautiful unique home decor item at Centro Garden, or get the perfect business suit at Scrivener’s Men’s Apparel. Dining options are very extensive in Burlington, from craft beer and food combinations found at Beertown, to favourite familiar places like Montana’s, to amazing chef inspired brunch or dinner overlooking the lake at Spencer’s at the Waterfront

Indoor Recreational Activities

Burlington is home to many arenas and numerous Health & Fitness Clubs, such as the Burlington Ron Edwards Family YMCA.

There are a wide variety of indoor sports facilities such as Soccer Bubbles, Tennis Bubbles and Ice Arenas.

Arts enthusiasts will love the installments at Art Gallery of Burlington, or can enjoy a show at the beautiful Burlington Performing Arts Centre

Outdoor Parks and Recreational Activities

Burlington is home to many beautiful trails throughout the city, as well as many parks such as Bronte Creek Provincial Park with its outdoor pool and hiking trails, and Spencer Smith Park  in the downtown core, which hosts many festivals throughout the year, such as the Sound of Music Festival and Ribfest.

Burlington is home to many golf courses and tennis clubs, such as the Aldershot Tennis Club situated in the west end of Burlington. 


Burlington is part of the Halton District School Board and Halton Catholic District School Board. There are a large number of schools in this growing district. Please make sure you use the school locator tool on the links to check which school serves your new neighbourhood as most schools are closed to optional attendance in Halton. Pursue your MBA or further Executive Education programs at Ron Joyce Centre DeGroute School of Business, McMaster University

Burlington is a short drive to Sheridan College which offers many post-secondary programs, and it is also a short drive to McMaster University and Mohawk College in Hamilton, and only about 45 minutes away from Brock University in St. Catherines. 

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