Amberlea real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a calm ambience will enjoy Amberlea. Although this part of the city is not home to any public green spaces, parks are especially well-situated in nearby neighbourhoods, which results in them being easy to get to from most locations in the neighbourhood. The noise levels in this area are also very low, as the streets are generally very peaceful.
Driving is very often the preferred means of transportation in Amberlea. It is straightforward to park, and nearby highways are quite easy to reach from any location in this neighbourhood. However, the public transit system in Amberlea is not very practical. Nevertheless, house owners are served by a few bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. A majority of the homes for sale in this part of the city are located in places that are not very suitable for walking as very few day-to-day errands can be run without the use of a car. This neighbourhood is also not very bicycling-friendly as Amberlea is home to a rather limited cycling infrastructure, and there are a good number of hills for cyclists to brave.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing many dwellings in Amberlea, while townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Around 40% of properties in this neighbourhood were built in the 1980s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1990s. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this part of Pickering. Nearly 95% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while the rest are renters.
It is typically practical for house buyers in Amberlea to purchase their groceries on foot. A limited variety of restaurants and coffee shops can be found as well. Regarding education, parents and their kids will appreciate that no matter where their house is located in this part of the city, schools and daycares are close by. At the primary level, there are both public and private schools.