Arboretum real estate guide & listings for sale
Arboretum is a very good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced environment. There are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to enjoy, resulting in them being easy to get to from the majority of locations in this area. This part of Guelph is also very good for those who like quiet surroundings, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
The preferred way to get around in Arboretum is very often driving. It is especially convenient to park. In contrast, Arboretum is not particularly transit friendly. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily close by. Travelling on foot is not very practical for home buyers in Arboretum since very few common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.
In Arboretum, many dwellings are single detached homes, while townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This area is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Roughly 95% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 5% are rented. The homes in this part of the city are very new, since around one third of its dwellings were constructed between 1990 and 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 2000s.
There are only a few primary schools in this area and consequently they can be an extended walk away. Likewise, Arboretum does not contain any high schools. Furthermore, daycares are not abundant and consequently not always within walking distance. With respect to eating, property owners in Arboretum often have to turn to a car to do groceries. Nevertheless, pharmacies are typically straightforward to get to on foot and sell some basic food items. There are also a limited number of options for those who appreciate restaurants within walking distance.