Top 5 things we love about Plains
Walking is the new driving. In Plains you’re sure to shed a few pounds grabbing your daily coffee and groceries. But, you will possibly gain them back when you start making the great local sushi and pizza places a dining habit.
The Burlington GO Station
Speaking of not needing a car, you will be able to walk to catch the train, and miss out entirely on the “fun” of finding a parking spot.
It stocks only the best toys, leaving out all the crap we want to get rid of, only hours after it enters our home. You’ll also become addicted to the complimentary gift wrapping. Saves you money and your precious shower time.
A Real Coffee Shop
If you are one of those people who enjoys a bold flavour and the ability to sit in an establishment with wifi while you sip your morning coffee, you will be delighted that Plains has a Second Cup.
It’s a thing. We all know you want to go there. Resistance is futile.
How much does it cost to live in Plains?
*Since there was extreme volatility in the market in 2022 we have decided not to compare current values to that year. You can find out more information about 2022 values in our blog.
Your typical neighbours are mostly blue collar, with a mix of families and empty-nesters.
Family-friendly rating: 👪 👪 👪 3/5
Tom Thomson Public Elementary School
Tecumseh Public Elementary School
St. Paul Catholic Elementary School
St Gabriel Catholic Elementary School
St John Catholic Elementary School
Central Public High School
Assumption Catholic Secondary School
For more detailed information on these Plains schools, visit our schools page
Driving to Toronto from Plains takes approximately 35 minutes. However, during rush hour the time you spend in the car could increase to approximately 1 hour 15 minutes. Using the Burlington GO Station is a huge benefit to local residents and gives commuters a consistent travel time to Union Station of 53 minutes. Plains is also uniquely situated close to several major arteries (the 407, 403 and the QEW).
Commutability score: 🚗 🚗 🚗 🚗 🚗 5/5
Should you consider buying a home in Plains?
Plains is one of the smallest, but most eclectic neighbourhoods you will find in Burlington. It’s located in the core of the city (just above the downtown area), so it boasts a huge walkability score. Additionally, the area is a perfect fit for commuters who want to be close to highways and a GO Station. The ease of getting to the GO in Plains means you can keep your Toronto job without paying Toronto money for a home. But did you know, if you decide to drive yourself to the station one day (because it is -25 degrees or something stupid outside), you will park for free? Yes, GO Station parking in Burlington is free!
The affordability of Plains is also something that is very attractive to buyers.
The affordability of Plains is also something that is very attractive to buyers. This area is comparable to Mountainside in value, making it a great choice for anyone entering the market, or anyone simply needing to watch their budget, but wanting to stay in Burlington. The area offers homes to suit every type of buyer with a mix of old and new, renovated and fixer uppers, freehold and condo options.