Avondale is a quiet, family-friendly area conveniently located in the eastern part of Brampton. It is bounded on the north by Clark Boulevard, on the east by Bramalea Road, on the south by Steeles Avenue East, and on the west by Dixie Road. For a family seeking an affordable home in a safe, peaceful community near plenty of amenities, Avondale homes for sale are ideal. Avondale real estate is particularly convenient for commuters to Toronto, as the commute takes well under an hour.
Avondale real estate listings feature a good variety of affordable family homes, most of which were built in the 1960s or later. There are many bungalows in the neighbourhood, as well as detached and semi-detached two-story homes. There are also some townhouses and condominiums, particularly in the northern part of Avondale near Clark Road.
Avondale is just moments west of Highway 407, and is also just east of Highway 410, which makes the commute to Toronto quick and easy. The area is also just south of Queen Street, which provides a direct route to Downtown Brampton, which is centred at the intersection of Queen Street and Main Street.
Public transportation is available to Avondale residents from Brampton Transit and Zum. Bus routes in Avondale connect to the nearby Bramalea GO Station.
One of Canada’s largest indoor malls, the Bramalea City Centre (25 Peel Centre Drive), is a few minutes north of Avondale. This one million square foot mall boasts a wide variety of family favourite retailers such as Gap, Gymboree, Forever 21, H&M, Target, American Eagle Outfitters, Claire’s, and many more.
The Bramalea City Centre also has a number of restaurants, such as Dairy Queen, Bourbon St. Grill, and Moxie’s Classic Grill.
There are also a number of grocery stores, restaurants, and other shops to be found in plazas along major streets such as Avondale Boulevard and Dixie Road.
There are all kinds of ways to have fun in Avondale’s parks. Victoria Park has an indoor skating rink, where families can participate in recreational skating hours, classes, and shinny hockey.
Avondale is also a quick drive away from Chinguacousy Park, one of Brampton’s most popular parks. This recently renovated, scenic park features beautiful gardens and a greenhouse, splash pads for kids, a petting zoo and barn, pony rides, a BMX and skate park, and many more fun activities for the whole family.