With development beginning in 2006, Alton Village is the newest residential community in Burlington, Ontario. Framed by the beautiful Niagara Escarpment and conveniently located close to the QEW, the 407 and the 403, Alton Village provides its residents with the tranquility of living far enough out of the hustle and bustle yet close enough to numerous amenities and major highway accesses.
Alton Village is approximately 412 hectares in size and should contain approximately 3300 dwelling units, housing 8000 residents with the potential to provide as many as 9000 employment opportunities.
Alton Village community is being developed with a strong focus on great urban design with attractive streetscapes. The development of Alton consists of a street network based on a grid pattern that provides multiple connections between neighbourhoods, open space and transit.
It has been stated that Alton Village is the last major undeveloped area to be planned and developed within the designated urban area of Burlington.
ALTON VILLAGE, BURLINGTON
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ALTON VILLAGE AMENITIES
Located in the North East corner of the city, Alton Village is located directly across the street from The Millcroft Golf & Country Club, offering residents the utmost in convenience!
Outdoor enthusiasts will love the fact that Bronte Creek Provincial Park, accessible during all seasons, is only 5 minutes away! Bronte Creek offers an all-season outdoor paradise where the family can experience nature at its finest! A 1.8 acre swimming pool, hiking and biking trails and overnight camping can be enjoyed in the summer months. Young children can pet the animals at the playbarn and play in the outdoor playground. In the winter months the family can enjoy great Canadian traditions such as outdoor skating, tobogganing, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.
Alton Village is surrounded by shopping centres as well as prime retail stores along Appleby Line making shopping convenient and enjoyable for village residents.
HOMES WITHIN ALTON VILLAGE
The homes of Alton Village are unique in their architectural design and exude curb appeal. There are a number of builders who have completed and are in the process of completing construction in the Alton Village pocket of homes. You'll find homes built by Mattamy Homes, Sundial Homes, Fernbrook & Valery Homes.
Alton Village Estimated Real Estate Price Ranges
|Style of Home
||$550,000 - $900,000
||$425,000 - $525,000
||$350,000 - $425,000
||$250,000 - $350,000
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The Alton Community was planned to be more balanced in house types, with past development concerns of too many townhouses in previous years. Below you can see the percentage of each style of home within Alton Village.
|Style of Home
||Amount in Alton
You'll also easily find a number of homes up for re-sale in Alton Village. The benefits of re-sale are obvious in that you won't have to wait for construction to be completed. Acquiring extras in a home such as decorating, fencing and upgrades are already accounted for in the price, versus having to add those items to your bottom line when purchasing new. The newness of many of the re-sale homes in Alton Village leave you with the satisfied feeling that you've virtually purchased new without the hassle of waiting for a build.
RECREATION WITHIN ALTON VILLAGE
The Alton Community Campus
HDSB (Halton District School Board) is teaming up with the City of Burlington as well as Burlington Public Library for a truly unique and outstanding community project called the Alton Community Campus. The Alton Community Campus will include three facilities: a three storey public high school, a community library and a public community centre. The campus will also include the Norton Community Park on the east side of Tim Dobbie Drive. The Alton Community Centre project is scheduled to begin late this summer and to be completed in fall 2013.
1) Public High School (yet to be named)
The high school will be 156 000 square feet with 3 gymnasiums and is expected to house 1500 students who are permitted to use the community centre's athletic facilities. The school will have a lit field with artificial turf with an eight lane track. The school’s gymnasiums are open to the public during weekends and weeknights. 2013 opening is anticipated.
2) Community Library
The community library will be almost 11 500 square feet, combining both the public library with the high school library, creating a learning environment for both students and public.
3) Community Centre
The community centre will be 55 000 square feet and will be located directly across the street from Norton Community Park.
For more information on The Alton Community Centre Campus as well as design drawings click here!
Alton Village Parks
Alton Village will house three parks: Palladium Park (2.17 hectares), Doug Wright Park (3.2 hectares), and Norton Park (6.5 hectares). Norton Park is the largest of the three and is located across the street from the town’s community campus. It will include two artificial turf sports fields, a water feature, an outdoor multi-use sports court, a skate park, a playground as well as washrooms. Norton Park will serve as a focus for active recreation in the Alton Community and will be a part of the Alton Community Campus.
ALTON VILLAGE SCHOOLS
Alton Elementary Schools
Alton Village has planned to accommodate two elementary schools (one public school and one catholic school). Currently neither has been built.
The public elementary school, built by the Halton District School Board, will begin development in the fall of 2011 with an anticipated opening of September 2013. This school will be located on Steeplechase Drive (top left school on map below).
Although there is currently land owned by the Halton Catholic District School Board in Alton (school in top-right of map shown below) to build a Catholic elementary school, the board is currently undecided if this school will be built.
Alton Secondary School
Alton Village will have one secondary school. This school will be built by the Halton District School Board, meaning it will be a public high school. This school will be located on Tim Dobbie Way and Hwy 5 (school at bottom of the map shown below) and will open September 2013.
For more information about the Alton Secondary school click here!
Current Schools Offered to Alton Residents
There are currently no open schools within Alton Village. Therefore students who are currently living in Alton Village must go to schools outside of Alton Village. These schools include:
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