Milcroft, The Orchard & Headon Forest

Milcroft, The Orchard & Headon Forest Milcroft, The Orchard & Headon Forest

Built around the Millcroft Golf Course in the mid 1980′s, the 650-acre community is one of Burlington’s most prestigious and desirable neighborhoods. Situated in north Burlington, Millcroft spans from Dundas Road and Upper Middle Road on the North and South sides and Walkers Line and Appleby Line on the west and east. A mature location with newer surveys added in stages, Millcroft offers fast access to the 407 highway and is conveniently located near established amenities. The community features wide well-landscaped streets with views of lush fairways with a touch of charm. The Millcroft community features a range of three and four bedroom detached homes on well-sized lots. Condominium townhomes and bungalows are also available. Homes range in age from 2 to 22 years with the majority built by Monarch, Fern
brook, Mattwood, A.B. Cairns and Arthur Blakely.

Millcroft also offers several top-notch schools. There are six schools within its boundaries, both public, Catholic, elementary and secondary.

The public schools are Florence Meares and Charles R. Beaudoin elementary which also offers a French Immersion program and Nelson.

The Roman Catholic secondary schools are Sacred Heart of Jesus elementary and Notre Dame and Corpus Christi.

The Orchard

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. Begun in the late 1990′s the community features a number of home styles for varying incomes and family needs. The majority built by Mattamy, Sundial, Fernbrook, Losani, Branthaven and Demarchi. Most homes are 2-storey detached but semi-detached, townhouses and upscale condominium townhomes can also be found. With a focus on family. The Orchard offers a convenient location with easy access to schools, major highways and amenities.

Public Schools

Orchard Park – Grades JK-8 (French Immersion Grades 1-6)

Alexander PS – Grades JK-8 (French Immersion Grades 1-8)

John William Boich – Grades JK-8 (French Immersion Grades 1-8)

Catholic Schools

St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Elementary School – Grades JK-8

St. Christopher Catholic Elementary School – Grades JK-8

Ckorpus Christi Catholic Secondary School

Headon Forest

The community of Headon Forest provides tree lined streets with well-landscaped yards and the charm of bricked houses. Featuring mostly single family homes on moderate sized lots the area spans from Appleby Line on the East to Walkers Line on the West and from Dundas Street (Hwy. 5) in the North to Upper Middle Road in the South. The neighborhood of Headon Forest offers a family feel with numerous schools close by, shopping areas and parks. There is a variety of housing styles from detached homes to townhouses. Homes range in age from 20 to 25 years with the majority built by Lambton, Mattamy and Costain.

Property Types in Headon Forest vary between condo-towns and condo-Semis, and freehold detached.
Elementary schools: Florence Meares, Charles Beaudoin, CH Norton, Clarksdale, Rolling Meadows, St. Timothy Catholic.
Secondary: Nelson, M.M. Robinson, Notre Dame Catholic High School.

Palmer and Tansley

The desirable community of Palmer-Tansley offers two neighborhoods in one with Palmer providing a mature area consisting of 25 years old detached homes and Tansley is a newer neighborhood offers a mixture of detached, semidetached and condominium townhouses. Spanning from Upper Middle Road in the North to the QEW in the South and from Appleby Line in the East to Guelph Line in the West, The Tansley Woods community Centre offers a central point for families, while schools and amenities are located within an easy distance, and is considered a prime area to raise families.

This community is known for its Builders: Silvestri, Losani, Landmart, Pelican.

Elementary schools: Dr. Charles Best, Sir E. MacMillan, Clarksdale.
Secondary: Lester B. Pearson

The homes in Palmer were built about 30 to 40 years ago and are primarily detached, but also include condo-townhomes, semis and link.
Schools: Elementary: Dr. Charles Best, Sir E. MacMillan, Clarksdale, and Canadian Martyrs Catholic.

Secondary: Lester B. Pearson, Notre Dame

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