Alpine real estate guide & listings for sale
There is an extensive selection of green spaces in Alpine. There are a few green spaces close by for residents to enjoy, including Peter Hallman Ballyard and Sportsplex and Laurentian Trail, and they are especially well-spread out, making it very easy to get to them. Finally, as there are very few pedestrians, this area remains relatively quiet.
Alpine is an extraordinarily good part of Kitchener for driving. It is a very short car ride to the closest highway, such as Highway 7, from any home in this area, and parking is quite easy. However, public transit riders may experience few choices in Alpine due to the service's low frequency. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. Travelling by bicycle is occasionally challenging in this part of the city as the cycling infrastructure is not especially extensive, and there are a fair number of slopes for cyclists to brave. Nonetheless, some bike-friendly areas exist. It is also occasionally difficult for people travelling on foot to navigate Alpine as most day-to-day needs are at times challenging to meet by walking.
About 30% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Alpine, while large apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses are the main alternatives in the housing stock. A majority of the housing growth in this neighbourhood took place in the 1960s and 1970s. This area is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 40% are renters.
It is frequently feasible for property owners in Alpine to buy groceries on foot. Likewise, this part of the city is a good place in which to go out to eat, and a limited selection of coffee shops is available as well. In terms of education, families will welcome the proximity to primary schools, which are within walking distance from most properties for sale in Alpine. However, this neighbourhood does not contain any high schools.