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Shoreacres

Shoreacres is characterized by massive private lots, and quiet mature tree-lined streets. Many of the homes are sprawling ranch style bungalows built in the 1950’s and 1960’s. But, you will also see plenty of 2-storey custom build homes to accommodate larger families.

Time to Toronto: 40 min 44 min

Top 5 things we love about Shoreacres

  • 1

    Top Elementary

    The top elementary school in Burlington. St. Raphael ranks #1 on the Fraser Institute list of best schools, according to EQAO results.

  • 2

    Paletta park/mansion

    This 3-storey, 11,000 square foot mansion is located on a 14 acre waterfront parkland. The space is available to rent for your wedding or any other occasion, but you can also walk the exquisite grounds and take family photos anytime.

  • 3

    Sprawling ranch bungalows

    Sprawling ranch bungalows (the kind with closet space) on huge lots, surrounded by beautiful tree-lined streets.

  • 4

    Muppets Co-Op Preschool

    Did you know that a co-op daycare/preschool is organized and administered by the parents? This means less of a cost to parents, while feeling involved in the community. Muppets is a favourite of Shoreacres residents and anyone else in Burlington who hears of it!

  • 5

    The Lakeshore strip

    Ooh and ahh at all the amazing properties here. These are “next level”.

How much does it cost to live in Shoreacres?

$1,469,733
Average Detached
$569,000
Average Attached
N/A
Average Condo Apartment
20.3%
Average Price Change
*All statistical information has been derived from OMDREB for the period of January 1st 2020 to November 1st 2020.
“Average Price Change” is calculated by comparing the value of homes at the end of the above mentioned period to the average for the same area in the previous year.

Your typical neighbours are young, professional families or retired empty-nesters.

Family-friendly rating: 👪 👪 👪 👪 👪 5/5

John T Tuck Public Elementary School

Mohawk Gardens Public Elementary School

Pineland Public Elementary School

St. Raphael Catholic Elementary School

Nelson Public High School

Assumption Catholic Secondary School

For more detailed information on these Shoreacres schools, visit our schools page

Driving to Toronto from Shoreacres takes approximately 40 minutes. However, during rush hour the time you spend in the car could increase to approximately 1 hour 15 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. Shoreacres is also situated close to the QEW.

Commutability score: 🚗 🚗 🚗 3/5

 

Should you consider buying a home in Shoreacres?

 

This neighbourhood is very walkable. Seriously, people drive to Shoreacres just to go for walks. Specifically, they go to Paletta Mansion and waterfront park and stroll the grounds whilst snapping selfies (feel free to photobomb them with disapproving faces). You’ll also find people at this beautiful site who have hired photographers to capture idyllic family moments between their toddlers’ screams for snacks.

 

It’s easy to see why Shoreacres is one of Burlington’s most expensive neighbourhoods.

 

Outside the park you will find Shoreacres is characterized by massive private lots, and quiet mature tree-lined streets. Many of the homes are sprawling ranch style bungalows built in the 1950’s and 1960’s. But, you will also see plenty of 2-storey custom build homes to accommodate larger families. With excellent schools in the area too, buyers scour Shoreacres to find “tear down” options upon which they can build their dream home. Given its appealing housing options, lot sizes, natural beauty and location bordering Lake Ontario, it’s easy to see why Shoreacres is also one of Burlington’s most expensive neighbourhoods.

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$3,000 Monthly
253 POPLAR DR, burlington, Ontario

253 Poplar Dr

Burlington, Ontario

Beautiful Renovated 2+1 Br, 2 Bath, Freshly Painted, On A Nice 65X145 Lot In Shoreacres Community In Burlington. Steps To Lakeshore Rd And Lakefront Parks. Open Concept Living With 2 Gas Fireplaces, 2 Full Washrooms, With Main Floor Washroom Having A Jacuzzi Tub And Separate Shower For Spa Like Feel. A Beautiful Private Deck, Fenced Backyard, In-Ground Sprinklers, Natural Gas Hook Up For Bbq, Landscaped Lighting, Separate Entrance To Basement From Garage.**** EXTRAS **** All Existing: Fridge, Stove, Microwave, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer, Electrical Light Fixtures And Window Coverings. Hot Water Tank Is A Rental. Aaa Tenant Only. (id:37460)

3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom
For sale
$1,350,000
273 STRATHCONA DR, burlington, Ontario

273 Strathcona Dr

Burlington, Ontario

This Beautifully Updated Bungalow With A Clean, Modern Aesthetic Is Located In The Heart Of Shoreacres On A Large, Mature Lot Just Steps From The Lake And Offers Everything You Need To Thrive In Our Modern Pandemic Life. Outside, The Long Private Driveway Offers Lots Of Space To Shoot Hoops Or For A Quick Games Of Shinny. For More Leisurely Pursuits, Head Into The Backyard And Relax Under The Shade Of The Mighty Oak While Floating In Your Saltwater Pool.**** EXTRAS **** Inside, The Open Concept Mainfloor Is An Inviting Area To Gather With The Family Either Around The Fireplace Or In The Large Sunroom Addition To Watch The Big-Screen And With 5 Bedrooms There Is Private Space For Everyone To Work Or Study (id:37460)

5 Bedroom 2 Bathroom
For sale
$1,350,000
273 STRATHCONA Drive, burlington, Ontario

273 Strathcona Drive

Burlington, Ontario

Ready, set, go! Book your private showing NOW before it's too late - you do not want to miss this one. This beautifully updated bungalow with a clean, modern aesthetic is located in the heart of Shoreacres on a large, mature lot just steps from the lake and offers everything you need to thrive in our modern pandemic life. Outside, the long private driveway offers lots of space to shoot hoops or for a quick games of shinny. For more leisurely pursuits, head into the backyard and relax under the shade of the mighty oak while floating in your saltwater pool. Inside, the open concept mainfloor is an inviting area to gather with the family either around the fireplace or in the large sunroom addition to watch the big-screen and with 5 bedrooms there is private space for everyone to work or study as needed. When it's time to actually leave the house all of the essentials are just a short walk away (groceries, transit, banking, parks) and we can't forget to mention that it is just a stones throw to two of the city's top-rated schools (John T. Tuck Elementary and Nelson High School). This home has it all - make it yours today. (id:37460)

5 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 1554
For sale
$2,599,999
165 SECORD LANE, burlington, Ontario

165 Secord Lane

Burlington, Ontario

No Detail Left Out In This Custom Designed Bungalow By Alison Strickland, Double Car Garage, Spacious Driveway, Just South Of Prestigious Lakeshore Road In Burlington. Steps To The Lake & Trail Access To Paletta Park Across The Lane. Exterior Cape Cod Wood Siding, Meticulous Landscaping & Custom Mahogany Front Door Set The Tone For The Opulent Interior Finishes. Soaring 11' Main Floor Ceilings With Recessed Lighting. Truly One Of A Kind Home.**** EXTRAS **** Jennair Built In Fridge (36""), Built In Microwave Oven (32""), Gas 5 Burner Cooktop (Separately Vented) Gas Whirlpool Washer And Dryer (id:37460)

3 Bedroom 4 Bathroom
For sale
$2,599,999
165 SECORD Lane, burlington, Ontario

165 Secord Lane

Burlington, Ontario

No detail left out in this custom designed bungalow by Alison Strickland, double car garage, spacious driveway, just south of prestigious Lakeshore road in Burlington. Steps to the lake & trail access to Paletta park across the lane. Exterior Cape cod wood siding, meticulous landscaping & custom mahogany front door set the tone for the opulent interior finishes. Soaring 11' main floor ceilings with recessed lighting, high end LED light fixtures & stunning floor to ceiling windows with sliding door access to the backyard. Custom walnut doors highlighted by Italian veneer kitchen cabinets, Quartz counters with custom waterfall island with walnut accents. Chefs love the Jenn-Air Euro style Appliances & tons of custom cabinetry & storage. Floor to ceiling windows in the Master bedroom with tremendous walk in closet, filled with Jackson pine custom organizers. No detail was overlooked in this stunning 5 pc master bathroom. Double vanity sink, chrome fixtures include Kholer ceiling tub filler for your large soaker tub, Walk-in Frameless glass shower with rain head, nicely polished off with Italian ceramic heated floors. Second bedroom provides views of Paletta park, Custom closet with built in lighting. Ensuite 3pc guest bathroom features Italian tile heated floors, floating vanity w/Quartz countertop, & walk-in frameless glass shower. Basement is an Entertainers Delight with an additional bedroom w/ custom closets and en-suite access to a 4 pc bath. Bright office area and cozy great room with gas fireplace. Massive furnace/storage area with owned tankless water heater. Thousands spent in exterior landscaping including Trek custom deck, perennials, Natural Ebel stone pillars and accents, Irrigation system, Gas connection for BBQ and garage (potential to install heater for handy workshop). Energy efficient home with 2 pound spray foam basement (R24), Main floor exterior walls(R30), attic(R60), complete waterproofing membrane on all outside walls. Truly one of a kind home. (id:37460)

3 Bedroom 4 Bathroom 1836
For rent
$23,000 Monthly
5126 LAKESHORE Road, burlington, Ontario

5126 Lakeshore Road

Burlington, Ontario

This ultra private waterfront estate property has a resort like feel its gated entrance, private dock, riparian rights and 100 feet of frontage along the shores of Lake Ontario offering the most spectacular unobstructed lake views from almost every room in the house and the best part is this property is located only 40 minutes to downtown Toronto. No expense was spared on the over 1 million dollar recent renovation of his stunning property and you can see this in the impeccable detail and luxury features and finishes that you will find throughout this over 10,000 sq ft home. The main floor boasts formal living and dining rooms both with impressive gas fireplaces. The gourmet white kitchen features high end Wolf and Sub-zero appliances and designer pendant lighting above the oversized center island plus two sets of patio doors that lead to the expansive upper terrace, the perfect spot for watching the sunset. The magnificent great room with its 2-story high ceiling and windows features the most incredible lake views as does the main floor master retreat with spacious walk in closet and spa like master bath. Take the elevator up to the 2nd level where you will find 4 additional bedrooms all with ensuite privileges including a second master bedroom and enjoy the tranquil views of the lake from the second-floor sitting room. The lower level features a phenomenal space to entertain with an elegant bar, top of the line movie theater, recreation and games area, glass enclosed home gym, spa and sauna plus an office/den and additional 6th bedroom not to mention this level is completely above grade and offers a walk out to the lower patio, rear gardens and lake. Every detail has been meticulously thought out from the smart home system to the designer lighting and custom automated window treatments. This home truly has everything a discerning buyer is looking for. Homes like this rarely become available so contact us today to book a private showing. (id:37460)

6 Bedroom 8 Bathroom 6656
For sale
$8,195,000
5126 LAKESHORE Road, burlington, Ontario

5126 Lakeshore Road

Burlington, Ontario

This ultra private waterfront estate property has a resort like feel its gated entrance, private dock, riparian rights and 100 feet of frontage along the shores of Lake Ontario offering the most spectacular unobstructed lake views from almost every room in the house and the best part is this property is located only 40 minutes to downtown Toronto. No expense was spared on the over 1 million dollar recent renovation of his stunning property and you can see this in the impeccable detail and luxury features and finishes that you will find throughout this over 10,000 sq ft home. The main floor boasts formal living and dining rooms both with impressive gas fireplaces. The gourmet white kitchen features high end Wolf and Sub-zero appliances and designer pendant lighting above the oversized center island plus two sets of patio doors that lead to the expansive upper terrace, the perfect spot for watching the sunset. The magnificent great room with its 2-story high ceiling and windows features the most incredible lake views as does the main floor master retreat with spacious walk in closet and spa like master bath. Take the elevator up to the 2nd level where you will find 4 additional bedrooms all with ensuite privileges including a second master bedroom and enjoy the tranquil views of the lake from the second-floor sitting room. The lower level features a phenomenal space to entertain with an elegant bar, top of the line movie theater, recreation and games area, glass enclosed home gym, spa and sauna plus an office/den and additional 6th bedroom not to mention this level is completely above grade and offers a walk out to the lower patio, rear gardens and lake. Every detail has been meticulously thought out from the smart home system to the designer lighting and custom automated window treatments. This home truly has everything a discerning buyer is looking for. Homes like this rarely become available so contact us today to book a private showing. (id:37460)

6 Bedroom 8 Bathroom 6656
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