Beautiful downtown Burlington with its picturesque skyline is the heart of it all. This is the historical centre of Burlington, and was once its trading centre. Today, the beautiful waterfront is chock full of interesting shops, quaint cafes, and delightful restaurants, and the vibrant streets that surround it are full of life, with the characteristic laid back feel of Burlington. This is the cultural lifeblood of Burlington, and home to such amenities as Spencer Smith Park, Burlington Art Centre, The Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Brant Street Pier, The 23 KM Waterfront Trail, Discovery Landing, Village Square, and more.
There’s a wonderful mix of homes available to purchase in downtown Burlington, from modern luxury condos, to lovely freeholds, to semi-detached and townhomes. There’s truly a little bit of everything in this lovely city centre.
There’s a varied mix of residents here, from families with young children, to young professional couples. The other point of difference in Downtown Burlington is the sheer volume of visitors compared to other areas. As the central hub for wining and dining, Downtown Burlington often serves as the social destination for residents from all other neighbourhoods. There are also some very popular events that attract people from across the GTA, such as Spencer Smith Park’s Rotary Ribfest, and the Burlington Children’s Festival.
If you’ve ever taken a walk along downtown Burlington’s promenade, you know what makes this area so special. Residents take pride in their homes here, and the clean, well-kept streets are a pleasure to see. For many, downtown Burlington provides just the right amount of bustle, while still retaining that relaxed, easy atmosphere.
Lakeshore Public School
(There’s only one within the areas geographic boundaries, but many great options lie a quick ride away in neighbouring areas.)
People tend to disagree on the actual geographic borders, but the major through streets in Downtown Burlington are: Brant Street, Lakeshore Road, Elizabeth, Caroline, and Victoria. Maple is a part of Downtown Burlington, but its borders extend further.