East Credit is located in north-central Mississauga west of Hurontario, south of Meadowvale Village, east of Streetsville and Central Erin Mills, and north of Erindale separated by Highway 403. East Credit Mississauga is a popular place in Central Mississauga with lush forest, ample residential areas, and great shopping with Heartland town center on the corner of Mavis and Britania.
East Credit Real Estate
East credit Mississauga is a wonderful neighborhood, rich with diversity and centrally located, providing a little bit of everything anyone would want. Construction in East Credit started about 25 years ago in the early 1990s, making it one of the newer areas in Mississauga.
Many homes here have modern designs such as 9-foot ceilings, open concept main level, and master bathroom ensuites. The types of homes are typically 2 story with many detached and semi-detached homes as well as some town homes. Since the area is not brand new but still relatively youthful compared to other area of Mississauga, finished modern basements can be found.
Prices are average in the city, with high demand for the homes in general due to the central location, solid schools and overall good quality of life. Finding a great deal may take some time as buyers may find themselves in competitive situations trying to acquire real estate in East Credit.
Location, location, location and East Credit is central to everything in Mississauga and easy commute to all areas of the GTA. The credit river runs thought providing wonderful areas to walk, bike, fish and hang out with the family. Schools are well known for providing excellent education. For the common family, this is a great area to live.
Some the main attractions include Heartland Town Centre, a huge strip plaza located on the corner of Britannia and Mavis to and spread out with stores for all occasion such as Costco, Canadian Tire, lots of restaurants filled with all kinds of food to your hearts design. BraeBen gold coarse is central, sandwiched on a hill between Creditview and Mavis, providing some of the best views of the city. East Credit has easy access to Hwys 401 & 403.
Go Train station are a short drive including Streetsville Go or Erindale Go stations. The drive to Pearson International airport is short, only 10-15 minutes. This does also mean that East credit is in an "Aircraft warning zone" making it loud from airplanes passing by, however not as intrusive are other area close by the airport.
Schools in East Credit Mississauga
- Sherwood Mill public
- Edenrose public
- Britannia Public
- Willow way Public
- Hazel McCallion Senior Public
- Fallingbrook Middle School
- St Bernadette elementary
- St Valentine Elementary
- St. Gregory Elementary
- Our Lady of Good Voyage
- Rick Hanson Secondary
- St Joseph Catholic Secondary
History of East Credit
The East Credit is within the former townships of Caledon, Albion, and Chinguacousy. Native families and groups lived in and traveled through this part of Ontario for 10,000 years before European settlement began. Surveyed in 1818, following the second ‘Mississauga Purchase’ of lands from Mississauga First Nations, these townships were immediately opened for settlement.
Although most settlers came from Great Britain, a considerable number were also United Empire Loyalists whose families had originally settled in the Niagara area. Most families who settled worked around credit River in Mills. The first rail line was introduced in the area in the 1870s.
The Britannia Landfill was established in 1978 as a result of Amendment 278 approved by the Ontario Municipal Board which designated the lands south of Britannia Road West, on the west side of Second Line West, for park and open space purposes to be utilized as an interim. In 1981 when the Official (Primary) Plan for the City of Mississauga was approved by the Ministry of Housing, the East Credit Residential District was created from the previous districts of Streetsville East and a small part of Britannia. The designations for this district included Residential, Major Open Space, Waste Management, Prestige Industrial, and a District Commercial Centre.
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