Ambleside real estate guide & listings for sale
Ambleside offers a calm environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of the municipality is quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case close to the railway line or Trans-Canada Highway. Lastly, it is very easy to access parks since there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to discover.
Commuting by car is very convenient in this part of the municipality. It is easy to come across a place to park, and it is a short car ride to the closest highway, such as Trans-Canada Highway, from anywhere in this area. In contrast, the public transit service in Ambleside is not especially frequent. Nevertheless, homeowners are served by a few bus lines, and it is very convenient to reach a nearby bus stop from most houses. Biking is difficult in this neighbourhood because the cycling network is not very extensive, and cyclists encounter a considerable amount of slopes. Thankfully, a few pleasant areas for cycling exist. This part of the municipality is also not especially suitable for those who travel by foot because many daily needs are sometimes difficult to carry out by walking.
Around half of buildings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Ambleside, while small apartment buildings and single detached homes are the main alternatives in the housing stock. This part of the municipality offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Roughly 55% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 45% are rented. Around 45% of homes in this neighbourhood were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
In Ambleside, families will typically be able to access daycares and schools on foot. With respect to food, it is frequently possible for property owners in this part of the municipality to do grocery shopping by walking. There are a few groceries in Ambleside, and the best choice can be found on streets like Marine Drive. Residents are served by over 50 restaurants and cafes as well. Furthermore, a good variety of clothing stores is situated within a rather short walking distance.