Moving to a new city can be a challenge when you don’t know what to expect. Mississauga is a large city with many great neighbourhood options, but which are the best? Overall, it’s a very safe city, and residents love calling Mississauga home for many reasons. The best neighbourhood will depend on lifestyle, amenities, and affordability. These are some of the best communities in Mississauga.
You’ll likely see Central Erin Mills top every best neighbourhood list because residents love this older community. There are many young families and young professionals who choose Central Erin Mills due to affordability and amenities. The primary home style is a two-storey detached single-family home. The community is gaining popularity as more amenities are moving in, so it is becoming a bit of a hot spot. Several newly constructed condo buildings are also moving into the area, which offers a lot more options for affordable housing.
A popular choice among families, Lisgar is a community that has primarily newly built homes. Over the last 15 years, the district has grown in three stages. Lisgar is in the northwestern part of the city, and it’s a more affordable option and has many great amenities. Mississauga residents are flocking to this community, and the demand is high. For those who take transit, Lisgar is conveniently located close to buses and the GO station for direct access to Downtown Toronto. Lisgar is among the top neighbourhoods for being affordable, even as prices rise due to the high demand. The area offers excellent schools, parks, and amenities.
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Lorne Park is known as one of the most distinct communities in the city. The houses in Lorne Park are million-dollar luxury estates. Residents love to walk around the perfectly landscaped neighbourhood, complete with lush trees lining the streets. There are numerous custom-built homes. The area is highly desirable for most Mississauga residents. The residents are friendly and immediately make everyone feel at home.
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Meadowvale is one of the youngest neighbourhoods in Mississauga, with many of the older homes coming in under 15 years of age. While the downtown core is always busy and exciting with social gatherings, drinks, and delicious eats, Meadowvale offers trails, parks, and lakes for residents to retreat and relax in nature. Pay the Meadowvale Conservation Area a visit, have a family picnic with the dog, and do some bird watching. The area has excellent access to transit, making it an incredible location within city limits.
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Similar to Lorne Park, Mineola is a community of luxury estate and custom-built homes. It’s located close to the downtown core and has access to the QEW. While it’s close to all the action, it’s a quiet and peaceful neighbourhood with not a lot of noise. These qualities make Mineola one of the most sought-after areas, and it boasts some of the best schools in the city.
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For those who love to live in the heart of all the action, the downtown area of Mississauga will not disappoint. Residents enjoy modern condo life, where the endless list of excellent amenities is right outside the front door. Visit Mississaugas popular art galleries, libraries, museums, restaurants, shopping, and parks. It can be a joy to explore the downtown area of this beautiful city.
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Port Credit has been a desirable community in Mississauga for a long time due to its fantastic location. It’s close to the Lakefront, which has numerous restaurants, bars, and shops. Toronto is a short drive or public transit ride away. It has a small-town atmosphere in the middle of a busy city, and many residents desire that way of life.
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Rathwood-Applewood is an older community on the eastern side of Mississauga. It has a wide variety of real estate options for interested buyers, including single-family homes, detached homes, townhouses, and condos. The majority of homes were built in the 1980s, but new developments are popping up in the area. Many homes have also been renovated and upgraded by homeowners. The typical Rathwood residents are older families and retirees. It has developed into an upper-class area due to housing costs rising and the proximity to Toronto.
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Sheridan Park is an elegant suburban oasis in the western part of the city. This community has always been popular with families as it’s a quiet area with great schools and a lot of fun things to do. Sheridan Park started as its own Hamlet in 1857, so there is plenty of history in the neighbourhood. Most homes in the community were developed between the 1960s and the 1980s, but new development projects have been completed as well.
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Streetsville is known as “The Village in the City.” It’s mainly associated with its very own downtown strip, called Main street, and it’s unique and comprehensive housing options. It has a similar atmosphere to Port Credit, but there is a strong neighbourly and friendly connection among residents. Some events take place here all year round, like the Santa Claus Parade in the winter and the Bread and Honey Festival in the summer. Right behind the main street is the popular Victoria Park for residents to enjoy with a trail and play area for kids. Streetsville offers a variety of lifestyle options, so there is something for everyone in this community.
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