Alton Village | Cornerstone General Information:
Burlington’s newest residential community of Alton Village, also referred to on occasion as Alton Village Cornerstone, is located in Burlington, Ontario in the North East Corner of the city. The homes lie within the street parameters of Walker’s Line East, North of Dundas Street (Highway #5), to Appleby Line and North to the 407 ETR Toll Highway.
The residential real estate development started in 2006. Most of the residential home styles in Alton Village Cornerstone are two storeys, comprised of detached homes, semi-detached and freehold town homes; along with upscale low-rise condominium apartment buildings at the corner of Dundas Street and Rotary Way. Along Walker’s line there are residential homes known as “work-and-live” units that serve the Alton Village Cornerstone community.
Alton Village | Cornerstone Real Estate Home Values:
Alton Village House with single garage Cornerstone home with dbl. detached Alton Village real estate – semi detached Cornerstone community – freehold town
Detached Single Detached Double Semi-Detached Freehold Townhouse
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Condo Townhouse Condominium Apt. Work and Live Unit
Note: $75,351 per year is the average Household Income
Style of Home Average Price*
Detached-Single Car Garage $426,999
Detached-Double Garage $508,392
Freehold-Townhouse/Link Homes $339,826
Condominium Townhouses $304,000
Condominium Apartments $223,266
Work and Live Units $347,750
The real estate property values stated in this chart are based on resale prices of home sales from January 1, 2010 thru October 31, 2010.
*These sales prices are an “average of the resale market for each style of home.
*Stats were compiled from the Hamilton Burlington Real Estate Board.
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Alton Village | Cornerstone Home Styles:
Style of House Percentage
Detached House 25%
Row/Link Housing 52%
Semi-Detached House 1%
Condominium Apartment 22%
Alton Village Neighbourhood Community is relatively young. The homeowners started to take possession of their new homes in the Spring of 2006.The prominent home builders in Alton Village have been Mattamy Homes, Fernbrook Homes, Vallery Homes, Branthaven Homes, Sundial Homes and Emery Homes. They are still building new real estate today.
Alton Village | Cornerstone Homes
Who Lives Here:
Home Owners Age Percentage
20 – 29 5.5%
30 – 54 21.0%
55 – 64 21.0%
There are approximately 2200+ homes in Alton Village as October 2010 that are occupied.
The Alton Village Community continues to grow day to day with more new homes being built daily.
NOTE: 95% of the Homes are Owner Occupied
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Alton Village | Cornerstone Designated Schools:
Alton Village Cornerstone Public and Catholic Elementary and High Schools are located outside of the direct area at this time. The elementary school is slated opening September 2013 (check this site for regular updates).
Note: on the this map above there are two shaded areas which indicates the two school boundary areas “light tone” Alton Village and the “darker tone” Cornerstone all in the community of known as Alton Village.
Alton Village Cornerstone Real Estate – Schools
Alton Village District Designated Public Schools(light area):
C.H. Norton JK to Grade 8
M.M. Robinson Grade 9 to 12
Cornerstone District Designated Public Schools (darker area)
Clarksdale Jk to Grade 5
Rolling Meadows Grade 6 to 8
M.M. Robinson Grade 9 to 12
Alton Village and Cornerstone Designated French Immersion Schools
Clarksdale Grade 1 to 6
Rolling Meadows Grades 7 to 8
M.M. Robinson Grade 9 to 12
Alton Village and Cornerstone Separate (Catholic) Schools
St. Elizabeth Seton JK to Grade 8
Corpus Christi Grade 9 to 12
Alton Village | Cornerstone Shopping Centers & Medical Facilities:
In the Alton Village Cornerstone community there are four major shopping plazas and fifth is in the midst of being built.
Three of the completed plazas are located at the corner of Appleby Line and Dundas Street:
“Appleby Crossing Plaza” on the southeast corner with Winners and 30 additional stores and services. Site plan.
“Cornerstone Centre” on the southwest corner with Starbucks and 15 additional stores and services.
” Alton Smart Centre” on the northwest corner with Wal-Mart and 25 additional stores and services. Under construction on the northeast corner adjacent to this location is the extension of this Smart center with many more stores planned. Site plan.
The fourth Plaza is located at the corner of Walkers Line and Dundas Street:
“Longos Plaza” is located on the southwest corner with Longos Grocery store and approximately 30 other stores and services.
“Halton Family Health Centre and Walk-In Medical Clinic” is on the southeast corner and offers family medical, dental, naturopathic and specialist practices. On site services includes pharmacy, natural dispensary, laboratory, and X-Ray. The facility is taking on new patients!
Alton Village | Cornerstone Plazas, Recreation, Schools under Development:
At the corner of Walker’s line and Dundas Street on north east corner is another commercial plaza that is under development and rumors have it that perhaps a Shopper’s Drug mart and / or beer, liquor store will be occupying this space.
On Walker’s Line just past Thomas Alton Boulevard on Palladium Way on the east side of Walker’s Line is a commercial plaza under development and currently has the “Little Kids Day Care Center Inc.” and is open for business!
Extensive Development will be under way soon at the intersection of Tim Dobbie Drive and Dundas Street for a new Community Recreation Centre, High School and Library. The Halton District School Board and the City of Burlington and Burlington Library have entered into discussions to develop this joint facility on lands owned by the Halton District School Board.
Alton Village | Cornerstone Highway Access, Go Train and Via Rail Services:
Easy access to major highways south on Appleby Line or Walker’s Line to Queen Elizabeth Highway (QEW) distance 2.0 miles.
407 Toll Highway:
There are two entry points from Alton Village Cornerstone to the 407 ETR Toll Highway one from Dundas Street (also known as Highway #5) between Guelph Line and Walker’s Line, and the second from Appleby Line north of Dundas Street. From the centre of the Alton Village/Cornerstone the distance is less then a mile in either direction to access the 407 ETR Highway.
The QEW and the ETR connect to the 403 Highway and depending on the direction you are traveling will take you to Hamilton going west or Mississauga and Toronto going east.
Distances to Other Major Cities:
The distance from Alton Village Cornerstone to the East is Mississauga 22 miles and Toronto 35 miles; traveling to the West Hamilton 10 miles and Niagara Falls 60 miles away to the wonderful region’s Wine Country!
There are three stops located throughout Burlington for the Go Transit System. The Appleby Go Station is located on 5111 Fairview Street, Burlington, on the east side Appleby Line is 4 miles away from the Alton Village Cornerstone Community.
Via Rail Transportation:
The Via Rail Station in Burlington is located at 1199 Waterdown Road in the Aldershot Community; main intersection would be Waterdown Road and 403 Highway and is 8 miles away for the Alton Village Cornerstone Community.
The Burlington Transit network covers all of Burlington and Connects you to Oakville and Hamilton Transit, as well as the GO Stations at Aldershot, Burlington and Appleby Line. To view the full system map click here and Alton Village/Cornerstone direct area is Map 4. There is also a service call Dial-A-Ride which is available to Alton Village/Cornerstone Residents.
Alton Village | Cornerstone Cultural Background and Demographics
95% of the Homes are Owner Occupied
$75,351 per year is the average Household Income
East Indian 7%
Roman Catholic 29%
No Religion 27%
United Church 13%
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