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Family-friendly Applewood Located on the east end of Mississauga and bordering Etobicoke, the leafy Applewood neighborhood is a unique area with an abundance of tree lined streets, parks and greenspace that will appeal to families who are looking for a balanced lifestyle and enjoy outdoor activities like golf, skiing and racquet sports. Close to the City Centre of Mississauga, this charming neighborhood has easy access to a wide variety of shops, schools and amenities, as well as a convenient commute to Toronto, without being in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the city. Applewood is an affordable area with a good mix of properties. Here you will find many detached and semi-detached homes, mostly built between the 1960’s and 1980’s, as well as a good selection of apartments and townhouses, making Applewood a popular area for families. The neighborhood has mix of younger and older middle-income families, and during the summer months the parks are filled with happy sounds of children of all ages enjoying the warm weather. The area is also popular with Metro Multiculturals who like to own their own homes and look for properties that have enough space to accommodate their older children. This makes Applewood a diverse and interesting neighborhood with a multicultural vibe.
Applewood has good access to rail and bus transport. The nearest GO Station to Applewood is Dixie GO and the travel time to Union Station is approximately 25 minutes. With easy access to both Queen Elizabeth Way and the Ontario 401 Express, Applewood is great for homeowners who want a convenient commute to Toronto.
As a family friendly neighborhood, Applewood has much to offer in terms of entertainment and amenities. For people who enjoy spending time outdoors there are a number of beautiful parks, including Cedarbrook Park, Applewood Park, Kennedy park and Alison’s Park. These are wonderful spaces for children to run around in and explore nature. When the weather turns nasty, there is still plenty to do in Applewood. There are indoor recreation centers, pools, ice rinks, gyms and the Burnhamthorpe Public Library. Applewood also has a wide variety of shops and restaurants to suit all needs and tastes. The impressive newly-built Applewood Plaza offers a great shopping experience as well as fun entertainment. This neighborhood truly does offer something for everyone.
With a large number of families in the area there some great established restaurants but there are also some new and exciting places to try. In the Applewood you will find all the usual restaurants, as well as a few hidden gems like the Red Lion Bar & Bistro, Applewood Meats and Grill, Desi Bar and Grill, and Applewood Fish and Chips.
Education is always a priority for young families and there are a wide variety of schools in the Applewood area. Burnhamthorpe Public School is highly rated in the Mississauga area, as is Tomken Middle School.
Other schools in the area include:
There are also some special programs that students can enroll in, including French immersion and programs for gifted children.
Applewood is one of Mississauga’s more mature and established neighborhoods, and as such the homes in the area are generally quiet spacious. There are many large properties with a variety of different style houses in different price ranges, and properties in the area are sought after because of their good lot size. Most of the homes in the Applewood area are around 50 years old and if you are looking for a modern, turnkey property you might take a while to find something suitable. There are, however, a great number of renovation projects and opportunities to get a good return on your investment. Applewood has townhouse complexes and condominiums spread throughout the community, and in recent years a number of high-end executive townhouse have been built to meet the increasing demand. Whether you are a first-time buyer or looking for a more balanced lifestyle, Applewood is a great family neighborhood with an easy commute to Toronto.
The Applewood real estate market currently has 8 resale homes for sale and 12 resale condos for sale. The listing prices of these homes range from $365000 to $576349. The average price of a house in Applewood is $1374283 and the average price of a condo is $. There currently aren't any active new homes developments in Applewood.
Local amenities around Applewood include Cafes and Restaurants such as Farol Churrasqueira, Shanghai House Restaurant, Arkady and Karachi Grill. Parks & Rec facilities in the area are Applewood Hills Park, Kennedy Park, Dixie Woods and Gulleden Park. Shopping and service providers include Wisla Delicatessen, SmartCentres Mississauga (Creekside Crossing) and Grant's Foodmart. The closest hospitals and clincs to are . If you are looking to take care of yourself and stay fit, Fitness & Well-BeingApplewood Tennis Club. Lastly and most importantly local education institutions and schools in the area include Saint Sofia School, St. Thomas More School , Glenforest Secondary School, Applewood Heights Secondary School, Saint Teresa of Calcutta and St. Alfred Separate School.
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