Burlington Neighbourhoods

Burlington, Ontario has many neighbourhoods. They’re all unique and have different amenities to offer. If you love big homes with more manageable yards, the north/east part of Burlington is where you may consider moving to. If you’re an outdoorsy person and not so into having a brand new 3,000 square foot home, you may want to consider a home closer to the lake in south Burlington.

All Burlington Neighbourhoods are a great place to live. It all depends on your lifestyle and what you’re looking for. Below you will find a list of Burlington Neighbourhoods. Take a look. You just may find something that suits your lifestyle. If you’re looking for a home in Burlington, you can always check the MLS listings here.

Burlington Neighbourhoods:

Alton Village, Millcroft, The Orchard, Roseland, Corporate, Headon Forest, Tansley Woods, Palmer, Mountainside, Brant Hills, Tyandaga, North Burlington (Rural), Elizabeth Gardens, Pinedale, Longmoor, Shoreacres, Dynes, Plains, Maple, Central, Aldershot, and of course, Downtown Burlington.

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ALTON VILLAGE: is the newest residential community in Burlington, Ontario. This community located in the northeast corner of the city was first developed in 2006. This area is home to Wal-Mart, Alton Smart Centre, Starbucks and much more.

MILLCROFT: is a golf course community started in the 1980’s. It’s home to “Millcroft Golf Course” that runs right through the beautiful and mature neighbourhood. The streets are well landscaped, and home prices are well above average.

THE ORCHARD: is one of Burlington’s newer communities started in the 1990’s. It sides onto the beautiful Bronte Provincial Park where residents can hike and enjoy breathtaking views of nature. Conveniently located close to plenty of shopping.

ALDERSHOT: is a community of its own. One of the oldest parts of Burlington includes: Royal Botanical Gardens, LaSalle Park, The Burlington Golf Course and Country Club, and plenty of green space. If you like the lake, you’ll love this community.

CORPORATE: is a small pocket of newer homes. This community started in the early 2000’s and is mainly made up of town homes, semi detached homes and mid rise condo buildings. There are no schools in the Corporate community.

HEADON FOREST: Centrally located in Burlington. This community was started in the 1980’s and features mature tree lines. It’s a family friendly community with larger roads and more backyard space.

TANSLEY WOODS: Some of the great family features of this neighbourhood are the Tansley Woods Library, the Tansley Woods Centre for Learning and the Tansley Woods Park. This neighbourhood is centrally located in Burlington, so it’s close to everything you need.

PALMER: is a very mature area filled with mature trees. This neighbourhood was built over 30 years ago. Filled with parks and schools, it’s a great neighbourhood to raise a family.

MOUNTAINSIDE: is a mix of old and new. It’s home to Mountainside Park. You can find families relaxing poolside in the summer. Homes here are reasonably priced.

BRANT HILLS: this very mature neighbourhood is located in the northwest part of Burlington. This is a family oriented area filled with parks, trails and schools. Access to: Bruce trail, Brant Hills Community Centre and Brant Hills Library.

TYANDAGA: A very mature and sought-after golf course neighbourhood, offers plenty of privacy. Home to Kerns Park and gorgeous walking trails. Homes here were built starting in the 1970’s all the way to the 1990’s.

NORTH BURLINGTON – RURAL: is like no other place in Burlington. It covers a very large area of Burlington and is filled with many golf courses. It’s also home to many types of homes. Everything from farm homes and huge estates to The Bluffs.

ELIZABETH GARDENS: is the most southwest part of Burlington, bordering onto Oakville. It’s home to the Burloak Waterfront Park and many other parks.

PINEDALE: located by The Go and the QEW, it’s a great place for the commuter. It’s mixture of the old and the new. Also home to Sherwood Forest park.

LONGMOOR: an older part of Burlington and close to Lake Ontario. You’ll find mostly single family homes here. This mature area includes Nelson park, Iroquois Park and Longmoor Park.

SHOREACRES: mature lakefront community with plenty to offer. Located in the Tuck School area. Home to the popular Paletta Lakefront Park and The Paletta Mansion.

ROSELAND: a community that has seen some home remodeling in the past few years. The old homes are now beautiful one and two story luxury homes. This community is filled with tall trees providing plenty of neighbourhood privacy. These homes are not cheap, but worth every penny.

DYNES: centrally located in Burlington close to Burlington Mall and the QEW. This area is a mixture of homes, restaurants and some commercial buildings. You can say it has it all.

PLAINS: this is the smallest neighbourhood in Burlington that packs a big punch. It includes: Go Station and Wall-Mart. This is an older community conveniently placed near the centre core.

MAPLE: is a mixture of older and newer homes. Features: Joseph Brant Hospital, Mapleview Mall, Long Beach. For your enjoyment, this neighbourhood has a lot to offer for the outdoorsy person.

CENTRAL: the name speaks for itself. This is pretty much where Burlington began. This older community has a lot of character and is well located right next to the lake.

DOWNTOWN BURLINGTON: is not an actual “neighbourhood,” as it is a small area by Lake Ontario that people call “Downtown.” It’s filled with restaurants and unique shops. People from all over are drawn to this part of Burlington. The newest feature of the downtown core is The Brant Street Pier (aka Burlington Pier).


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