The Orchard Real Estate Burlington
The Orchard General Information:
The Orchard, one of Burlington’s newest communities, is nestled on the border of Burlington and Oakville in the northeast corner of the city. Bordered by Bronte Creek Provincial Park the neighborhood offers a number of sprawling parks and nature trails. The area spans from Dundas Street to Upper Middle Road in the north and south and Appleby Line to Orchard Road from east to west.
Calling on the area’s history, The Orchard remembers the time when the lands on which Burlington stands were full of orchards. Begun in the late 1990’s the community features a number of home styles for varying incomes and family needs. Most homes are 2-storey detached but semi-detached, townhouses and upscale condominium town homes can also be found.
With a focus on family The Orchard offers a convenient location with easy access to schools, major highways and amenities.
Burloak and Upper Middle, Appleby and Upper Middle, and Appleby and Dundas.
Sutton, Dryden, Blue Spruce and Pathfinder.
The Orchard Real Estate Home Values:
Homes in The Orchard are available in a variety of sizes and styles ranging in price from $300,000 to $750,000.
The neighborhood features attractive houses with single and double car garages in sizes of 1,300 to 2,500 square feet. Three to four bedroom detached homes are available as well as freehold and condominium townhouses.
Homes in The Orchard range in age from six to eleven years old with the majority built by Mattamy, Sundial, Fernbrook, Losani, Branthaven and Demarchi.
Style of Home Average Price*
Detached-Single Car Garage $419,105
Detached-Double Garage $569,790
Freehold-Townhouse/Link Homes $342,387
Condominium Townhouses $346,789
Condominium Apartments $268,158
Work and Live Units N/A
The Orchard School Districts
Within the boundaries of The Orchard there are five elementary schools (three public and two Catholic):
The Orchard District Designated Public Schools
Orchard Park – Grades JK – 8
Alexander’s – Grades JK – 8John
William Boich – Grades JK – 7
The Orchard District Designated Separate (Catholic) Schools
St. Elizabeth Seton – Grades JK – 8
St. Christopher’s – Grades JK – 8
The Orchard Shopping Centers & Medical Facilities:
Most shopping centres are located at the edge of the Orchard on Appleby Line with the main being the Millcroft Shopping Centre – Located at the intersection of Appleby Line and Upper Middle Line, the centre features major retailers (Zellers (Future Target), Metro, Canadian Tire, Shoppers Drug Mart). Further up Appleby Line is a Williams Fresh Cafe, and Shoppers Drug Mart.
North Burlington Medical Centre – a walk in clinic, family practice. Consultant Pediatrics and Pediatric Allergy.
Wentworth-Halton X-Ray and Ultrasound Inc. – offers general and vascular ultrasound.
Halton Family Health Centre – offers family medical, dental, naturopathic and specialist practices. On site services includes pharmacy, natural dispensary, laboratory, and X-Ray
The Orchard Community Current and Future Developments:
Orchard Community Park Artificial Turf project – will convert a natural grass senior soccer field to an artificial turf field.
The Orchard Highway Access, Go Train and Via Rail Services:
The Orchard is conveniently located for commuters with close proximity to Appleby Line and the 407 just above Dundas. Also off Appleby line to the south is a QEW access and a GO station.
Queen Elizabeth Highway:
Easy access to major highways following Appleby Line to Queen Elizabeth Highway (QEW). Approximately 2.6 kilometres away.
407 Toll Highway:
There are two entry points 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. It is approximately 2.6 kilometres to Appleby Line, the nearest access point.
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. Follow Appleby Line to the QEW for approximately 8.6 kilometres to access Highway 403.
Distances to other major cities:
The distance from The Orchard in Burlington to Mississauga is approximately 34 kilometres and 50 kilometres to Toronto. Traveling to the west, Hamilton is approximately 23 kilometres and Niagara Falls is 80 kilometres away.
The nearest stop for the Go Transit System is the Appleby Go Station and is located on 5111 Fairview Street, Burlington and is 4.3 kilometres away from The Orchard. A new stop is planned for 2101 Fairview Street in Spring 2012.
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 13 kilometres away from the The Orchard community.
The Burlington Transit network covers all of Burlington and connects residents to Oakville and Hamilton transit, as well as the GO Stations at Aldershot, Burlington and Appleby Line. There is also a service called Dial-A-Ride which is available to Burlington residents.
The Orchard Cultural Background and Demographics
The average household income is $107,709 with the average property price at $405,673.
8% East Indian
Percentage that own their home: 91%
Percentage that rent their home: 9%