Appleby real estate is located between Shoreacres and Bronte West in Burlington. It is also bordered by Industrial Burlington.
As a community within Burlington, most of this area was forest before settlers in the 19th century farmed the land. Due to the fertile soil and favorable climate the early farmers did well. Produce was shipped to other areas of the country from various docks as well as lumber from the surrounding forests. Many Appleby homes for sale today are located on land that was once used for producing wheat, fruit and vegetables.
The neighbourhoods within Burlington, including Appleby, were developed in the 1900s and 2000s. Burlington was not incorporated until 1974. Before this time it was known as the Village of Burlington. The residents of Appleby enjoy many of the area attractions including parks, trails, sports venues, golfing and the arts. With the proximity to Lake Ontario, water activities are another recreational choice of many residents. Fishing, boating, swimming and all types of water sports may be enjoyed. Due to the close location to Lakeshore Road along Lake Ontario, there are many waterfront parks and trails including Bayshore Park, LaSalle Park, Paletta Lakefront Park, Port Nelson Park and Spring Garden Trail.
Appleby real estate includes condominiums, townhouses and single family homes. Homes range in price and the number of amenities provided. Homes may include basements, landscaped yards, decks, patios and loft storage. With many located within easy walking distance to shopping, schools and transportation and access to the QEW, 407 and Appleby GO Station are just a few of the reasons this is a highly sought after location.
There are numerous businesses located in the Burlington area including Cogeco Cable, Boehringer Ingelheim, Fearmans Pork, Inc. and Evertz Microsystems. The economy of the area is not dominated by one particular job sector. Leading industries include electronics, food processing, packaging, business services, transportation, chemical and pharmaceutical and environmental. This provides residents of Appleby real estate with many choices for employment. Residents often live in one of the neighborhoods such as Appleby and work within the city of Burlington.