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3 Reasons to Move into a Condo in Burlington

Are you planning on relocating to Burlington?  Burlington is a beautiful and diverse city that is conveniently located between the Niagara Area and Toronto. It is a vibrant city with a prosperous community offering an urban atmosphere mixed with natural landscapes. MoneySense Magazine gave Burlington the number one ranking as Canada’s top midsize city in 2015. When you want to be close to the big city of Toronto, and close to the Niagara region for quick weekend getaways, you’ve found the right place. Here are 3 more reasons to look at new condominiums for sale in Burlington with Appleby Gardens: Proximity to Toronto If you need to commute into Toronto it will only take about an hour to get there. Transit to and from Toronto is a very convenient way to commute. Trains run into Toronto every 15 minutes to 30 minutes during rush hour and once every 30 minutes during off-peak hours. Burlington’s Downtown Core Live close to the heart of the city where you’ll find endless recreational opportunities and a long list of amenities. You’ll also be able to enjoy the waterfront, which acts as the centerpiece of Burlington’s downtown core. After a long day at work take a walk along the promenade and then take a moment to enjoy a beautiful view of the lake from the break wall. The Condo Lifestyle When you’re looking for an easy-to-maintain lifestyle at a reasonable price, choose a condo. You won’t have to worry about mowing your lawn every Sunday morning or checking for roof leaks every year. Your association fees will cover major renovation expenses on the building. You’ll just need to enjoy your lifestyle while living in a city that is big enough to provide all the amenities you would ever need but small enough to still have an old-world charm to it. Burlington is quickly becoming a popular destination for condo owners,  and as a result housing is becoming more popular. New condominiums for sale in Burlington are hot on the market, and with Appleby Gardens, you can enjoy a luxury condo lifestyle in beautiful Burlington. To schedule your showing today contact us using our online...

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Best of Burlington in 5, from Appleby Gardens

You may be moving into your new luxury residence at Appleby Gardens soon and need some much needed information. Some of the most important is where can you get a coffee at 6am or a pizza at midnight, which veterinarian is open on weekends or which auto mechanic is the most recommended close-by? Here is an article outlining some of the best services and retail outlets within a 5 minute walk, cycle or drive from your new home. Coffee Houses Starbucks, 1860 Appleby Line. Open 6am to 9:30pm daily. A two minute walk, one minute cycle, silly by car. Coffee Culture Café & Eatery, 1960 Appleby Line. Open 6am to 11pm or later every day. A six minute walk, three minute cycle or a couple minutes in the car. Tim Horton’s, across the street from Coffee Culture. Open 5am to 10pm daily. McCafe at the nearest McDonald’s, 2040 Appleby Line. Open 5am to midnight every day A ten minute walk, four minute cycle and a five minute drive. Fast Food Popeyes Kitchen/Pita Pit/Harvey’s/Subway, 1900 Appleby Line. Popeyes open 11am to 10pm A four minute walk, two minute cycle, one minute drive. McCafe at the nearest McDonald’s, 2040 Appleby Line. Open 5am to midnight every day A four minute cycle and a five minute drive, but a 10 minute walk. Casual Meals Turtle Jack’s, 1900 Appleby Line. Open 10/11am to 12/1am. Three minute walk/cycle, only a one minute drive. Applestone Pizzeria, beside Turtle Jack’s. Open 11am to 9/10pm. Eclipse Asian Buffet, 1940 Appleby Line. Open 11am to 10pm daily Three minute cycle, two minute drive, seven minute walk. Classy Dining Fraticelli’s Italian Grill & Bar, 1860 Appleby Line. Open 11am to 11/1pm/am. A two minute walk/cycle, and one minute by car. MAX Resto Lounge, 2180 Itabashi Way Open 12pm to 9-11pm. A three minute drive. Sushi Masayuki, 2180 Itabashi Way Open for lunch and dinner, closed Mondays. A three minute drive. Dental Health Uptown Dental Burlington, 1900 Appleby Line Open 9am-7pm, 11am-7pm and 9am-2pm on different days. A three minute walk, two by bicycle, one by car. Appleby Dental Professionals, 4300 Upper Middle rd Open various: 7am-8pm, 7am-5pm, 8am-2pm Four...

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Appleby Gardens Condominiums – The Benefits of a Condo Lifestyle

Whether you’re making the move into home ownership for the first time or are downsizing for convenience purposes, Appleby Gardens Condominiums offer the perfect condominium lifestyle. Condos are buzzing right now and Burlington is a fantastic location that brings you close to the big city of Toronto while allowing you to live in a quieter and more serene setting. Forget the Yard Work You won’t have to bring along any type of yard tools when you live in a condo. When it snows in the winter any shoveling of the paths, the driveway and the parking lot will all be handled for you. During the warmer months you won’t have to mow the lawn, trim the hedges, add any fertilizer or clear any gutters. More time equals more freedom and that’s exactly what you’ll get when you live in a condo. Save Money When you own your own home you always have to have some extra money put away for the what-if scenarios. What if your roof starts to leak? What if the furnace breaks down? What if the basement gets flooded? You can put all these questions aside when you live in a condo because all of the major repairs are going to be handled. It’s the law that a portion of your condo fees will be into a special reserve fund that is used for major repairs and renovations. All you have to do is pay your condo fees monthly. This is a set-and-forget type of situation where you’ll be in greater control of your money because you’ll know exactly what your monthly budget will be. You won’t have to worry, since it will be built into your monthly fees. Feel Safer When You Live in a Condo Condos provide better security features so that you can go to bed at night feeling safe. It’s difficult for strangers to enter a condo building with secured entry, and more neighbours means  there is more of a neighbourhood watch over the building. The level of security is higher in this type of environment because of the security feature put in place, such as cameras and secured entry. Appleby Gardens...

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The Modern Condo is Coming Soon

Today’s technology is changing the way we live at home. There are many families plugged in online: watching television programming, using skype to call family and friends or handling their bills. With these new high tech lifestyles and growing mechanical developments, architects and condo developers are making technology a foundation in their building strategies.   Purchasing is always a big decision for anyone. You can expect to have long discussions about modern amenities and financing to take place. Sometimes people move from one location to another very distant location. To make it easier on new buyers, Ontario’s Electronic Commerce Act has made it possible to buy residences remotely. For example if you live in a house in Ottawa and are planning to buy a new condominium for sale in Burlington.   Your phone or tablet can now act as a key to your home. At some buildings residences can now book their elevators, party rooms, or guest rooms online. Your device can also control the heat, air conditioning, television and security systems within your suite. Anything you need can seemingly be accomplished from anywhere with these advanced technologies and apps. Some condo companies are even setting up free internet throughout the entire building that are included in your maintenance fees.   Underground parking lots are now being designed with electric cars in mind. There are a few companies looking to put charging stations within condominium parking lots. The changing infrastructure of homes and real estate business is a sign of the changing technological landscape.   Appleby Gardens Condominiums offer new condominiums for sale in Burlington, Ontario. Their new developments are contemporary, modern and provide luxurious amenities. If you would like to learn more about their new condos that have modern amenities while bringing elegance and sophistication to its residents please contact 1 (877) 885-0284 or click here to schedule a...

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10 Reasons Not to Live in Toronto

If you live in Toronto, you may think your city is the Centre of the Universe. Hogtown, as it’s affectionately called is home to millions and truly is a great Canadian city. Yet, with the massive increase in home and condo prices in the city, many people are simply priced out of the market. With home values over $1 million purchase price and condos approaching $500,000, many would-be first-time home-buyers have to resort to outrageous debt or scrimping lifestyles just to own a home. Appleby Gardens Luxury Residences in Burlington, Ontario want to give you 10 reasons why not to live in Toronto, on top of the exorbitant cost of living. Higher Debt-Load Of course if you want a 25 year mortgage with a big bank, maxed out credit lines and loans from friends and family in order to get your down payment, Toronto may be a great option. Terrible Congestion If you never want to actually drive anywhere again, move to T-dot! It’s not called the Don Valley Parking Lot colloquially for nothing. With constant pressure to do something with the ghastly Gardiner Expressway, there may be even worst congestion to come. Outrageous Cost of Living Forget the cost of home ownership, what about the absolutely insane prices for actually going to almost any large sporting event in Toronto, from the Maple Leafs to a concert at the ACC. The only exception may be an FCC or a Blue Jays game if those are your sports. Poorer Air Quality Although Canada overall has great air quality, Toronto is in the top 15 cities for worst air quality in the country. With congestion on the rise in the city and no real large-scale transportation solutions on the horizon, it is bound to get worst. Higher Crime Canadians like to think of their country as safe, especially in comparison to other western nations, especially our southern neighbour. While this is true, Toronto’s violent crime and homicide rate is still higher than most moderate sized cities in the country with a few exceptions. Burlington has a much lower homicide and crime rate than that of Toronto. Harder to Raise a Family...

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Food Delights near Appleby Gardens

Appleby Gardens Luxury Residences by LJM Developments is almost finished and you are about to move into your new luxury residence. Whether you are new to Burlington or are moving from a different neighbourhood, it can sometimes take a while to get acquainted with your new digs. Let this article guide you to the nearest restaurants, hangouts and all-around best food choices near your new home. Fraticelli’s Italian Grill & Bar, 3 mins From your new home at the corner of Corporate Dr. and Appleby Line, Fraticelli’s is a mere 3 minutes’ walk. The restaurant has two awards, OpenTable’s Diners’ Choice and TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence. Whether you are looking for authentic Italian fare or a relaxing cocktail at the bar, Fraticelli’s serves up fine dining in a chic atmosphere. Walk northwest on Appleby Line to where it fronts the street a mere 200 metres away. Starbucks, 3.5 mins A few feet from Fraticelli’s in the same plaza is Starbucks. A classic hangout place for enjoying a great cup of coffee or enjoying free WiFi, this mainstay in most people’s diet is only about 4 minutes away. If you prefer the Canadian staple, Tim Horton’s for your morning cup of Joe, continue on Appleby Line 300 metres more on the same side of the street of your new home, just 6 minutes away by your own two feet. Mucho Burrito, 6 mins Looking for a quick and satisfying meal on the run? Mucho Burrito is the same distance as Tim Horton’s on the same side as Fraticelli’s, but in the next plaza north on Appleby Line. A fresh Mexican grill, this is not your average fast food. Fresh, made-to-order with no preservatives, fat substitutes or MSG, Mucho Burrito provides simple Mexican foods, fast and fresh. Sushi Masayuki, 18 mins Looking for one of the best sushi places in the GTA? Sushi Masayuki has a perfect 5 Star rating on Yelp and provides patrons with one of the best fresh fish tasting menus backed by a beautiful interior. Drop in for lunch on weekdays only between noon and 2pm or for dinner any day after 5:30pm; closed Mondays. A 6...

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