Milton has a great variety of houses of different architectural styles, ranging from the mid-1800s to modern 21st-century buildings. Whether you prefer a traditional colonial family home or a two-storey townhouse, you can check out homes for sale in Milton.
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Milton is a town in the south of Ontario, Canada. It is a part of the Halton Region and has a population of 110,128 people. It was named the fastest-growing community in Canada, as its population growth between 2001 and 2006 reached an incomparable 71.4%. Although it decreased with time, Milton remains one of the fastest-growing municipalities in Ontario.
Out of 110,128 Milton residents, 44.9% belong to a visible minority group that includes people of South Asian, Black, Filipino, Arab, Latin American, and other origins.
The 2011 Census showed that 64.6% of the population are Christians. Among other religious groups in Milton are Muslims (9.7%), Hindus (3%), and Sikhs (1.9%). 1.3% of Milton residents do not affiliate with any religion.
Milton’s population is relatively young compared to other cities. With the median age being 35 years old, the people of age between 35 and 39 make up the most populated age group.
Milton consists of 20 tight-knit neighbourhoods that provide various types of residential property.
Old Milton is famous for its historical buildings that date back to the 1800s. You will be mesmerized by charming Victorian, Gregorian, Edwardian, and Italianate architecture. The whole range of 20th-century architecture can be easily found in Bronte Meadows, Dorset Park, Fallingbrook, Mountainview, and Timberlea. The neighbourhoods offer a whole variety of residential buildings, including starter homes, townhouses, ranch bungalows, and newer two-storey houses.
Beaty, Clarke, Coates, Dempsey, Harrison were built at the beginning of the 21st century and feature modern three-storey townhouses mixed with traditional colonial detached houses.
The newest additions to Milton’s communities are Bowes, Cobden, Ford, and Walker. They are still under development and attract many newcomers.
Milton District Hospital is responsible for health care services that include emergency help, surgery, obstetrics, diagnostic imaging, and more.
Public transportation is provided by Milton Transit bus services, as well as by Go Transit intercity buses and trains.
Milton is close to Burlington Airpark; however, it doesn’t provide commercial flights. The nearest commercial airports are Pearson International Airport in Toronto and John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport.
Four school boards are responsible for providing elementary and secondary education in Milton: The Halton District School Board (public-secular; first language – English) The Halton Catholic District School Board (public-separate; first language – English) The Conseil scolaire Viamonde (public-secular; first language – French) Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir (public-separate; first language – French)
Burlington offers its residents all kinds of entertainment. You can go for a walk in Burlington’s Central Park or enjoy the view of the Niagara Escarpment. Visit Downtown if you’re interested in shopping – Burlington Centre and Mapleview Centre are the biggest malls in the city. Downtown also has something to offer culture lovers as well – the Art Gallery of Burlington and Joseph Brand Museum satisfy the needs of those interested in art and history.
The main reason for Milton being so attractive to newcomers is the magnificent Niagara Escarpment and the beauty surrounding it. Milton is proud of its golf courses, conservation areas, and historic centre.
You can enjoy a walk in a park or a visit to a museum, have a picnic with your family or go fishing with friends. A farmer’s market takes place every week, and every fall, Milton holds a fair, which is a tradition since the early 1800s.