Avalon real estate guide & listings for sale
Avalon is a fairly good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed environment. The noise levels in this part of the city are quite low, as the streets tend to be reasonably peaceful. Lastly, green spaces are easy to access since there are a few of them nearby for residents to relax in.
Cars are an excellent medium of transportation in this area. It is very convenient to find a place to park, and nearby highways, such as Idylwyld Drive, are very easy to reach from anywhere in Avalon. However, commuting by transit can be challenging in this part of Saskatoon as a result of the low service level. Nonetheless, property owners have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are typically nearby. It is difficult for pedestrians to move around in Avalon as very few daily needs can be carried out without the use of a car.
Avalon experienced its largest building boom pre-1960, so most of the available properties are from this era. The substantial proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of this neighbourhood is an important part of its character. Homeowners occupy roughly three quarters of the dwellings in Avalon whereas renters occupy the remainder. This neighbourhood has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Families will find that no matter where their property is located in Avalon, primary schools are close by. However, there are no high schools in Avalon. Concerning eating, in all but a few cases, a vehicle is required to buy groceries. There are also a limited number of choices for those who care about close by restaurants.