About Aurora Estates
Aurora Estates neighbourhood in Aurora. Popular communities include Rural Aurora, Hills of St Andrew, Aurora Village, Bayview Wellington, Bayview Northeast.
Aurora Estates has 52 homes on the market. Of the 479 total properties listed in Aurora, Aurora Estates makes up just 10.9%. The average asking price of a property in Aurora Estates is $2,040,746, with an estimated mortgage of $6,913 per month. That is 1.3 times of the average asking price of $1,531,719 in Aurora. Properties listed in Aurora Estates are an average of 2171 square feet, with 3.3 beds and 4.4 baths. Aurora Estates has 1.9% apartments relative to all the other listings in this neighbourhood.
Aurora Estates is a prestigious neighbourhood that features estate properties as well as luxury gated communities. It is bounded on the north by Vandorf Sideroad, on the east by Bayview Avenue, on the south by Bloomington Road, and on the west by Industrial Parkway.
Aurora Estates homes for sale are often found on impressive sprawling lots, many of which are surrounded by trees and plenty of greenery. Due to its proximity to the Oak Ridges Moraine, much of Aurora Estates real estate is situated on gently rolling hills.
There is one park in the interior of the neighbourhood, Martin Jaekel park, which can be found in the western part of the area. Highland Park is just north of Vandorf Sideroad, and there are other parks and reserves located along Bloomington Road. The Beacon Hall Golf Club is set in the heart of the Aurora Estates.
Aurora Estates real estate provides a combination of all the peace and comfort of an executive luxury neighbourhood with a convenient location. This area is popular with families seeking spacious homes and large yards, as well as with couples looking to retire to luxury country estates.
Aurora Estates real estate listings feature many different varieties of custom homes. Older areas such as Hunters Glen and Elderberry Trails offer two-story detached homes on expansive lots with mature trees.
There are also estate communities, such as Renaissance estates, in the southeast of Aurora Estates, which offer executive homes up to 4500 square feet on large acreage lots. Also available are spacious multi-story townhouses and condominiums.
Elderberry Trails, an Aurora Estates subdivision, was built on land that once was belonged to Elderberry Hill Farm, the farm and equestrian show jumping venue of Jim Elder. Elder, born in 1934, competed in six Olympic Games. He won a bronze medal as a member of Canada’s Three-Day Event Team in 1956, and a
gold medal as a team jumper in 1968. He was inducted into Aurora Sports Hall of Fame in 2013.
Aurora Estates was still largely farmland until the 1970s, apart from some homes along the major streets. Since then, it has become one of Aurora’s premiere luxury communities.
Aurora Estates is located just minutes away from Highway 404, which makes it very convenient for commuters to Toronto. The commute to Toronto from Aurora Estates takes less than an hour. It is also just east of Highway 400. For easy access to other neighbourhoods in Aurora, Aurora Estates is bisected by Yonge Street.
For rail commuters to Toronto, the Aurora GO Station (121 Wellington Street) is less than ten minutes away.
Much of Aurora’s shopping is located in plazas along Yonge Street, which means that fashion retailers and restaurants are only moments away for Aurora Estates residents. Grocery stores can be found both along the Yonge Street Corridor and on Bloomfield west of Yonge Street.
There is a wide variety of elementary and secondary schools in the vicinity. One secondary school in the area is Cardinal Carter Catholic High School (210 Bloomington Road). Other secular and religious schools are primarily found in surrounding neighbourhoods, particularly to the north and south of Aurora Estates. Public schools that serve the Aurora Estates community include Aurora Grove Public School and Highview Public School.
Aurora Estates real estate is ideal for golf enthusiasts, thanks to the Beacon Hall Golf Club, as well as the nearby Bloomington Downs Golf Course, which can be found just a few minutes south of Aurora Estates in Richmond Hill. Beacon Halls Golf Club ranks as one of the top ten courses in Canada, and 19th in the world in 2009. Club membership includes features such as social events, practice facilities, and excellent dining.
For anyone looking to stay fit, the Timberlane Athletic Club (155 Vandorf) is worth the visit. This private club offers yoga classes, spin classes, squash, tennis, and, for the kids, swimming lessons, among many other programs and amenities.