The Plains is considered one of the oldest neighbourhoods in west Burlington. A mix of charming older and newer detached homes and high-rise condos it is conveniently located to all of the amenities in downtown Burlington.
For train commuters, the Plains is an ideal community because this is location of the Burlington GO station. The neighbourhoods is also very close to the Royal Botanical Gardens and Cootes Paradise both family destinations.
Plains Road that extends through Aldershot is undergoing a revitalization of retail spaces, mixed-use development and attractive new housing. The interchange at Hwy 6 and York Road plus the additional ramps to Hwy 403 at Waterdown Road provide for easy travelling in and out of the neighbourhood.