Athlone real estate guide & listings for sale
Athlone offers a relaxed ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This area is good for those who like quiet areas, as the streets tend to be tranquil - although there are still several louder sections, especially near the railway line. Finally, there are around 10 public green spaces nearby for residents to explore, including Athlone Park, and they are very well-situated, making them easy to reach from the majority of locations within this part of Edmonton.
Driving is an excellent means of transportation in Athlone. Many homes for sale are a short car ride from the closest highway, and it is straightforward to come across a place to park. In contrast, the public transit service in Athlone is sometimes poor. Nonetheless, residents benefit from about 10 bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is generally very close. Athlone is conducive to cycling as the bicycling network is very good, and there are a limited number of elevation changes for cyclists to brave. Athlone is not particularly well-suited for walking because running day-to-day errands is sometimes difficult on foot.
In Athlone, many buildings are single detached homes, and the rest are mainly townhouses. This part of Edmonton is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 70% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and the rest are rented. The buildings in this neighbourhood are quite old, because about 45% of its buildings were constructed pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s.
It is a rather short walk to get to schools and daycares from most houses for sale in Athlone. Concerning eating, it is very easy to access the nearest supermarket on foot in Athlone. A small selection of restaurants can be found in this neighbourhood as well.