Amberlea real estate guide & listings for sale
Amberlea is a very good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm environment. Most areas in this area are very quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Lastly, although Amberlea does not contain any public green spaces, parks are especially well-spread out in nearby neighbourhoods, which results in them being easy to get to from numerous locations within this part of the city.
Driving is an excellent mode of transportation in Amberlea. It is very easy to park, and nearby highways are reasonably easy to drive to from any location in this area. However, commuting by public transit is challenging in Amberlea. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. Travelling by bicycle is difficult in Amberlea as the cycling infrastructure is not very comprehensive, and the topography is not especially flat. Many of the homes for sale in this part of the city are located in places that are also not very suitable for walking because very few common errands can be run on foot.
Roughly 40% of properties in Amberlea were built in the 1980s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s. The substantial proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of this part of Pickering is an important part of its character. Nearly 95% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners whereas the remainder are rented. This area is notable for those looking for four or more bedroom homes.
House buyers in Amberlea will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. There are also a few opportunities for those who care about restaurants in close proximity. With respect to education, it is a reasonably short walk to reach daycares and schools from any location in Amberlea. Besides public schools, there are private primary and secondary schools.