Athlone real estate guide & listings for sale
Athlone offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. There are approximately 10 public green spaces close by for residents to check out, such as Athlone Park, and they are especially well-spread out, resulting in them being easy to get to from most locations in this part of Edmonton. This neighbourhood is also fairly good for those who prefer quiet surroundings, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although that is not the case near the railway line.
The best approach to get around in this neighbourhood is usually a car. Nearby highways are very easy to reach from any location in Athlone, and it is straightforward to park. In contrast, the public transit system in this area is sometimes poor. Nevertheless, house owners benefit from approximately 10 bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby. It is occasionally challenging for people travelling on foot to get around in Athlone as few daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. In contrast, Athlone is quite suited for cycling as cyclists do not face significant slopes, and this part of Edmonton has a very good cycling infrastructure.
Roughly 45% of homes in Athlone were built prior to the 1960s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s. The housing stock of this neighbourhood is composed predominantly of single detached homes and townhouses. Homeowners occupy around 70% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood and 30% are rented. This part of the city offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Parents and their schoolchildren will appreciate that no matter where their home is located in this part of Edmonton, schools and daycares are close by. When it comes to eating, it is very often an option for home buyers in Athlone to do groceries by walking. A small selection of restaurants can be found in this area as well.