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Exploring Hamilton’s Central Mountain ~ One Neighbourhood at a Time ~ The Burkholme Neighbourhood

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The Burkholme neighbourhood is bordered by Fennell Ave East, Upper Sherman Ave, Mohawk Road East and Upper Wentworth on the central mountain in Hamilton. This area has many outstanding amenities and is a great location to raise a family.

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The majority of the homes in this area are single family dwellings and were built between 1981-1990. The average age of people living in this neighbourhood is 30-44 years old. According to the census, 35% of the households in this neighbourhood are families with children.

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Type of home you will find in the Burkholme neighbourhood

Timothy Christian School is a private Christian school located at 430 East 25th Street which first opened its doors in 1973 to serve the community.

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Burkholder Park is located at 478 East 25th Street (adjacent to Timothy Christian School). The playground is located on the north side of the park and the south side of the park is open green space.

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Burkholder Park

Take a Book – Return a Book – At the entrance to Burkholder Park on East 25th Street, you will find a “Little Free Library”. Little Free Library is a global nonprofit organization that inspires a love of reading and offers the community a chance to take, return and donate books in their little libraries.

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Franklin Road School was built in 1953, is located at the corner of Franklin Road and Upper Sherman. The school was remodelled in 2003 and went from serving Junior Kindergarten to Grade 5 to now serving students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8. It currently educates approximately 360 students each year.

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Franklin Road School

If you are interested in a property in this area, please search here for the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board and here for the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board to confirm the schools in your catchment.


One of the Today’s Family Early Learning and Child Care locations is located at Franklin Road School. Today’s Family offers care for children from 18 months up to 12 years of age, providing day care and before and after school programs to the community.

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Today’s Family Early Learning and Child Care

Fenworth Place Mall is located on the corner of Fennell Avenue East and Upper Wentworth offering a variety of stores, restaurants and services to local residents.

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Fenworth Place Mall

Popeyes Chicken Louisiana Kitchen is located in the Fenworth Place Mall. Here you can enjoy southern cooking with authentic spicy & mild fried chicken, chicken tenders, seafood and signature sides.

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Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

For those nights when you may want a quick meal, there is also a Harvey’s, Pizza & Wings as well as various take out restaurants along Fennell Avenue.

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You will also find Ye Olde Squire Pub and Grill in the Fenworth Place Mall, serving traditional English pub food, Ye Olde Squire’s team of experienced cooks will be sure to prepare you a mouthwatering dish every time!

Walmart Hamilton (Country Fair) Store is located at Upper Sherman Ave and Mohawk Road East.


The Hamilton Fire Department Station 4 is located at 729 Upper Sherman Avenue, and although it isn’t directly in the Burkholme neighbourhood, it is close and could be advantageous to residents in the area, possibility saving money on home insurance.

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The City of Hamilton encourages cycling is a means of transportation within the City. Cycling as a form of transportation helps address environmental issues such as pollution, climate change, as well as improving the cyclists health through physical activity.

Throughout the City, there are off-road multi use paths, on-street dedicated bike lanes and on-street signed bike routes to serve both recreational and commuter cyclists. In the Burkholme neighbourhood, you will find signed on-street bike routes on roads with low traffic volume for cyclists making it convenient to bike to Mohawk College, Sam Lawrence Park and Limeridge Road, to name a few.


The city bus is also very accessible for those who do not commute or are looking for a greener way to travel, the HSR provides service along Fennell Ave East, Upper Sherman Ave, Mohawk Road East and Upper Wentworth. You can find the HSR schedule here.

QUICK FACTS

Within walking distance:

  • Tim Hortons (drive thru – Upper Wentworth St. near Limeridge Mall) (sit down Upper Wentworth St. across from Limeridge Mall)
    (sit down and drive thru – Mohawk Rd. and Upper Wellington St.) (sit down and drive thru – Upper Gage Ave. and Fennell Ave.)
  • Dairy Queen (Fennell Ave. and Upper Sherman Ave.)
  • Walmart (Mohawk Rd. and Upper Sherman Ave.)
  • Pizza Pizza (Mohawk Rd. and Upper Wentworth)
  • TD Canada Trust (Fenworth Place)
  • Papa John’s Pizza (Fennell Ave. and East 27th)
  • McDonalds (Upper Gage Ave. and Mohawk Rd.)
  • Fortino’s (Mall Rd.)
  • Limeridge Mall (Upper Wentworth St.)
  • Sackville Hill Seniors Recreation Center (Upper Wentworth)
  • Concession Street – a street full of little shops
  • Juravinski Hospital
  • multi-use trail for walking or cycling along the mountain brow

A few minutes drive to:

  • amenities, shopping options and multiple restaurants located on Upper James St.
  • NEW* No Frills grocery store located at Rymal Rd. and Upper Sherman Ave.
  • Mohawk College

Other neighbourhoods located on the Central Mountain include:

Come and find your new home on the Hamilton Mountain by contacting Andrea Harley-Maddox at 905-296-0734 or visit http://www.ReadytoMove.info

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