Top 5 things we love about Alton Village
Movie nights in driveways
You know those communities who actually DO things together? Alton Village is that place. Pull up a lawn chair and enjoy the flick, as well as the company of your neighbours.
Norton Community Park
With a skate-park, splash pad, basketball court and leash-free area, you’ll find something for just about everyone in the family.
Hop on your bike and ride through the country
Alton Village is the northernmost neighbourhood in Burlington, making it the gateway to Rural Burlington. No more wrangling your bike onto your car and commuting to your weekend ride.
A library you want to hang out at
The Alton Branch of the Burlington Public Library is located within Dr. Frank J. Hayden High School and it features a huge, cozy fireplace.
Ice skating on the pond
How quaint is that? Skating on a pond is something you would see in a Norman Rockwell painting. In Alton Village you can be that family. Or not.
How much does it cost to live in Alton Village?
Your typical neighbours are families. Families with babies, families with teenagers, and everything in between.
Family-friendly rating: 👪 👪 👪 👪 👪 5/5
Alton Village Elementary School (JK-Grade 8)
St. Anne Catholic Elementary School (JK-Grade 8)
Dr. Frank J. Hayden Secondary School
Corpus Christi Catholic Secondary School
For more detailed information on these Alton Village schools, visit our schools page
Driving to Toronto from Alton Village takes approximately 40 minutes. However, during rush hour the time you spend in the car could increase to approximately 1 hour 20 minutes. Using the Appleby GO Station is a huge benefit to local residents and gives commuters a consistent travel time to Union Station of 44 minutes. Alton Village is also situated very close to the 407.
Commutability score: 🚗 🚗 🚗 3/5
Is Alton Village perfect for you?
Alton Village is perfect for families who want a neighbourhood that still smells new. “The Village” (it’s not called that, but it sounds cool and maybe we can start something here) is definitely the new-build capital of Burlington. Many houses in this neighbourhood are only a few years old, and a whole section is still under construction. Consequently, this area is filled with original homeowners.
Alton Village is the newest subdivision in Burlington, with an entire section still under construction.
People who consider buying a home in Alton Village are predominantly young families and those seeking a freehold, 2 storey property with an open concept floor plan. They don’t mind that the yards are small and driveways are short. In fact they welcome less outdoor maintenance. That said, the residents of Alton Village definitely have pride of ownership. You will see they are meticulous with their shrubs and annual flower displays.
For active families, Alton Village also has a wicked (do kids still say that?) skateboard park, as well as a leash free area for dog-owners, a splash pad, playground, walking trail and several soccer fields.
This neighbourhood is also ideally situated for commuters who work in Toronto, as it sits conveniently close to the 407.