Aurora real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed atmosphere will enjoy Aurora. This town is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially around Highway 404 or one of the railway lines. Lastly, it is easy to reach public green spaces from most locations within the town, since there are over 50 of them close by for residents to unwind in, like Foxtail Ridge Rear.
The best approach to move around in this part of the Toronto metropolitan area is usually a car. It is very easy to come across a place to park. However, the public transit network in Aurora is fairly poor. Nevertheless, there is the Aurora Station with access to the Barrie Line. Residents benefit from about 20 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is typically a short walk away. Travelling on foot is not very feasible for house buyers in Aurora since most day-to-day needs are challenging to meet without having to resort to a vehicle. The bicycle is a sometimes poor method of transportation in this town as the cycling network is not especially extensive, and there is a considerable amount of slopes.
About 85% of the dwellings in the town are occupied by homeowners and the rest are rented. Single detached homes and townhouses are the predominant housing type in this part of the Toronto metropolitan area. The homes in this town are quite new, since around 30% of its buildings were built after the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This town is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
It is a reasonably short walk to reach primary schools from anywhere in this town. In contrast, it can be challenging to walk to high schools from houses for sale in Aurora. Besides public schools, there are private primary and high schools. When it comes to eating, accessing one of about 30 grocery stores by walking is possible for some, but not all, home buyers in Aurora. There are also a few options for those who appreciate close by restaurants and cafes.