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Things to do in Mississauga

October 16, 2014

Things to do in MississaugaLocated less than an hour from downtown Toronto and a half hour from the Toronto International Pearson Airport, the city of Mississauga is also Canada’s sixth largest city. As part of the Greater Toronto Area, many people are relocating here to live and work. As a result of the city’s growth, there are a number of activities and culture to enjoy here. If you are working on the border of the city, this is a great location to consider for corporate housing. Here are just a few things to do in Mississauga that you dont want to miss out on trying.

The Living Arts Centre
Since 1997, The Living Arts Centre has been Mississauga’s central performance venue. You can see a variety of shows here from opera and symphony to drama and dance. The whole family can also explore the arts, crafts, and visual arts studios year-round. LIVE Cuisine restaurant is also on site for pre-performance meals.

6020630352_08e0897a2b_zCelebration Square
Located across from Square One Shopping Centre and City Hall, Mississauga Celebration Square is the central location for free outdoor events. Lounge on the lawn and relax by the interactive water feature (fountains in the summer; an ice rink in the winter). Activities that feature arts, culture, and heritage are celebrated year-round from the farmers markets to the Imagination Park where the whole family can play various games featuring blocks and technology.

Port Credit and Streetsville
These quaint villages add a little flair to the greater region of Mississauga. Streetsville offers historical walking tours as well as regular events like yoga in the square. Popular festivals like the Bread and Honey Festival and the Taste of Streetsville attract locals and visitors alike. By the lake, Port Credit is a seaside getaway from the city. Ride your bike along the trails near the harbourfront, stop for an ice cream at the infamous Diary Cream, or indulge in a nice dinner at Snug Harbour with a lakeside view by the lighthouse.

Square OneShop!
Mississauga offers some of the best shopping in the Greater Toronto Area. From the ever-expanding and central Square One Shopping Centre to outlet malls Heartland Town Centre and Dixie Outlet Mall, there are a variety of choices and prices for all of your shopping needs. Bonus: Our Grand Ovation and Skymark West furnished apartments are a short walk from the Square One Shopping Centre.

Skyzone and Scooters Roller Palace
Not just for kids, Skyzone is the world’s first indoor trampoline park. The park offers an open jump, a SkySlam court, SkyRobics fitness classes, Ultimate Dodgeball (when available) and a Foam Zone. For those who would like to keep their feet closer to the ground, Scooters Roller Palace offers inline and roller skating lessons in addition to all-ages open skates. These are great activities for the whole family!

Cycling and Fitness Trails
There are plenty of trails and parks if you want to get active in Mississauga!

Mississauga is a thriving and expanding community. Whether you’re here for on a project or assignment or simply vacation, it’s a great place to stay within close distance of Toronto and other suburban communities.

 

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Things to do in Brampton

September 19, 2014

Also known as the Flower Town of Canada, a title based on its large greenhouse industry, Brampton is a city in the region of Peel on the outskirts of Toronto. As the Greater Toronto Area continues to expand, Brampton is more than thriving. There are plenty of things to do in Brampton that are in close proximity to your 3-bedroom furnished rental.

Things to do in Brampton1. Brampton Farmers Market
The Brampton Farmers’ Market is one of the largest farmer markets in the GTA with over 90 vendors. It runs every Saturday from June to October from 7am to 1pm. Shopping for fresh produce is ideal if you are cooking meals in your furnished apartment for a short term or extended stay in Brampton.

2. Brampton Arts Walk of Fame
Similar to the Walk of Fame in Toronto, this new civic recognition program recognizes Brampton residents who have Things to do in Brampton achieved excellence in the arts and entertainment industry. Inaugurated in September 2014, the Walk of Fame is located in Brampton’s Garden Square adjacent to the Rose Theatre. Inaugural inductees include comedian Russell Peters, writer Rohinton Mistry, and actor Michael Cera.

3. Peel Art Gallery Museum and Archives (PAMA)
The collection of over 4,300 works of art, artifacts, and archival documents in this former Peel courthouse and jail highlight the history of the Peel Region. The museum’s collection includes everyday objects from the 1920s and forward to tell the story of industry, innovation, and community achievement. For workshops and special events, check the official website.

Things to do in Brampton4. Rose Theatre
Located in the heart of downtown Brampton, the Rose showcases live theatre and performances. It’s an ideal night out from your rental at Mount Pleasant during your extended stay in Brampton.

5. Wild Water Kingdom
From June to September, this 100 acre water park is a great way to cool off during the summer months. The park features over seven waterslides, a wave pool, a lazy river, and zip lines. Located near the Clairville Conservation area, the park is a 30 minute drive from your furnished apartment.

Brampton is a great town to explore whether you’re here with your family or staying here on business in corporate housing. Enjoy your stay!

Living In Brampton

Scenic Urban Living in Brampton

June 21, 2012

While there’s no shortage of rentals in Brampton, a picturesque city situated northwest of Toronto’s downtown core, your search for family-style homes may not be so easy, until now. We now offer enough room for you and your clan right in the heart of one of Brampton’s most popular neighbourhoods.

The semi-detached 1,500 square-foot property accommodates clients (especially those with families) who require additional living space beyond a one, two or three-bedroom condominium suite.

Situated at Mount Pleasant Drive, this suburban dwelling is located within walking-distance of Brampton’s main shopping areas including the Bramalea City Centre, multiple child care facilities and schools; key neighbourhood features that ease the transition for families who may be relocating to a new area or need temporary accommodations close to home.

With a generous eat-in kitchen as well as multiple bathrooms, this three-bedroom is well equipped to help you maintain your daily routines, while living within temporary accommodations.

Beyond the generous main living areas, the unfinished basement provides the extra storage space that some families may require during an extended stay.

Along with a close proximity to highways 401, 407 and 410, Toronto’s downtown area is also easily accessible from Brampton by way of Via Rail, Go Transit and Bus Rapid Transit (Züm) providing commuters with several transportation options.

In addition to its prime neighbourhood location, this home also offers easy access to Chinguacousy Wellness Centre a facility which provides fitness and aquatic programs for all ages. Through the well-developed network of parkland, parks and trails, finding short term rentals in Brampton would enable one to experience the outdoors close to home.

Through the work of city gardeners, the public gardens feature an array of local horticulture while the well-groomed fields (soccer, lacrosse and baseball) are a popular destination for sports enthusiasts.

As part of the city’s commitment to promoting an active lifestyle for all residents, Brampton has incorporated three trail systems for pedestrians and cyclists, many of which are connected to recreation centres, parks and playgrounds.

But when you prefer to take to your personal green space, this semi-detached family friendly home also features an enclosed backyard and deck area which offers families the benefit of privacy within their own outdoor retreat.

While no one can argue the upside of a backyard space, maintenance may be a tough call for some families, but with seasonal lawn care (and snow removal) provided, you and yours will have the opportunity to maximize your outdoor enjoyment.

So whether you’re a Brampton resident who needs the extra room for hosting out-of-town guests, or require a short-term relocation of your own, you’ll find it’s a comfortable place where you can relax and be right at home.

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