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Best Neighbourhoods in Burlington for Seniors

Monday September 29, 2014


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Burlington is a wonderful city to retire to.  It’s got amazing restaurants, a beautiful lake view, fantastic parks, and it’s close to several great golf courses.  As a lot of people never seem to fully retire, Burlington is also close to Toronto, making it an easy drive if you have to do the odd consulting gig, or morning office work.  However, not every neighbourhood in Burlington was created equal, which is why we’ve written a blog for the best areas in Burlington for Seniors.


Millcroft is a golf course community started in the 1980’s. If you are a golfer, the Millcroft Golf Course runs right through this mature neighbourhood. It’s the perfect place to retire to if you are a snowbird. The streets are well landscaped, and home prices are well above average. Most of the lots are large and rather spacious, so if you are looking for a smaller home, Millcroft might not be ideal for you.

Brant Hills

If you are a hiker, Brant Hills is the place for you as it’s just a stone’s throw away from the Bruce Trail. Brant Hills is also close to Parks, Hiking Trails, Golf Courses, Libraries, and of course lots of shopping is nearby. A wide variety of housing is available, meaning you’re bound to find the perfect house for you. There are several great parks in Brant Hills for your enjoyment like Cavendish Park, Sinclair Park, Duncaster Park and Brant Hills Park.
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Maple Neighbourhood

The Maple Neighbourhood is close to the lake, making it perfect if you are a sailor. You’ll find a lot of great eateries and pubs in the Maple Neighbourhood, such as The Alex, the Dickens, and Spencer’s at the Waterfront. There is also the Mapleview Mall which makes for a great place for a weekly outing.

Tansley Woods

Tansley Woods is located in North East Burlington and has a wide variety of housing options, including condominiums and townhouses, which makes it a great community to settle down in if you are thinking of a smaller home. There are lots of great restaurants in the area, as well as the Tansley Woods community center and the Tansley Woods Park.
Tansley Woods Neighbourhood


Roseland is an older styled community based neighbourhood in Burlington. If you plan on spending a lot of time babysitting your grandchildren, Roseland is ideal as it is close to the Burlington Mall, as well as the Paletta Lakefront Park. With it’s tree lined streets, Roseland is a scenic neighbourhood to host your family holiday or celebratory dinners.

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When you click on the home you are interested in, we have plenty of details about the listing. If there is more information you are looking for, we are just a phone call away. If you’re not sure what neighbourhood in Burlington is best for you, feel free to call one of our Woolcott Real Estate Agents. We are experts within the Burlington Real Estate region, and it is our goal to find you the best house for you.

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