Ambleside real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Ambleside is exemplified by its calm ambience. This part of Edmonton is very quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Finally, there are a few parks close by for residents to explore and they are especially well-located, making it easy to access them.
Ambleside is especially car friendly. Many real estate listings are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway, and it is very convenient to park. On the other hand, the public transit network in this part of Edmonton is fairly poor. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. Biking is convenient in Ambleside because there are a limited number of hills to challenge cyclists, and the cycling infrastructure is reasonably good. It is difficult for pedestrians to get around in Ambleside since very few day-to-day needs can be met without having to resort to a vehicle.
Around 85% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and renters make up the remainder. Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing roughly 45% of dwellings in this neighbourhood, but small apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This part of the city experienced its biggest construction boom following the year 2000, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This neighbourhood has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Some home buyers in Ambleside may have the option to do grocery shopping by walking, while others will need a vehicle. A limited variety of restaurants and cafes is available as well. When it comes to education, high schools and primary schools are not especially abundant in Ambleside, and accordingly not always within walking distance. Additionally, parents may consider it very difficult for their children to reach daycares on foot.