Central, Maple, Brant & Plains Area

Central, Maple, Brant & Plains Area Central, Maple, Brant & Plains Area

Is considered to be the Downtown sector of Burlington. It offers abundance of boutiques, restaurants, cafes, and pubs, and is the home to the famous Sound of Music Festival and Canada’s Largest Ribfest takes place. It is a great area for families and young couples. Homes in this area mainly consist of trendy high end. The downtown area of Burlington has also undergone a large facelift with the development of Spencer Smith Park, Spencer’s Landing, The Baxter, and waterfront development and its numerous clubs, art museums and trendy boutiques. Burlington's downtown is a vibrant mix of residential neighborhoods, shops, services and restaurants in a beautiful waterfront setting.

Homes in the Burlington Downtown Core include charming freehold detached houses, townhomes & condo-apartments. There is something for every budget in this area.

Public Schools

  • Lakeshore Public School
  • Tom Thompson
  • Central Public School
  • Central Secondary School

Catholic Schools

  • St. John Elementary School
  • St. Paul Catholic
  • Assumption Secondary School

Maple is home to the most popular mall in Burlington, Mapleview Centre Mall. The Maple area has an array of housing such as older detached homes including 1 ½ storeys, bungalows, and 2 storeys, townhomes, and many high rise condo apartments.


Brant Neighborhood incorporates part of the downtown business district and borders the QEW to the North, Lake Ontario to the South and Brant Street on the West. Guelph Line is the Eastern boundary. Neighborhood amenities included an extensive selection of restaurants and specialty shops offering an excellent choice of cuisines and shopping options. Throughout the year Brant and Maple Neighborhoods are home to major events including, Taste of Burlington, Winter Carnival, Festival of Lights and Youth Fest to note a few.


This area is conveniently located close to all amenities, and it contains the Burlington GO Station making it an excellent choice for train commuters. Also in close proximity to the popular Royal Botanical Gardens where families can shop, dine and have fun at special events throughout the year. This area definitely has an array of housing styles such as detached homes, Condo and Freehold Townhomes, High rise condo apartments all made up of older and newer dwellings. Plains Road in Aldershot is budding through the revitalization of retail spaces, mixed-use development and attractive new housing with gardens bloom along the boulevards. The new interchange at Hwy 6 and York Road has created an efficient gateway to Aldershot, and the additional ramps providing access to Hwy 403 at Waterdown Road will conveniently accommodate tourists and residents in the area.

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