Balwin real estate guide & listings for sale
Balwin offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This area is very quiet, as the streets tend to be very calm. Lastly, it is very easy to reach parks since there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore.
This area provides home buyers with several alternative methods of transportation. It is easy for pedestrians to navigate Balwin; many day-to-day errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. Balwin is also reasonably amenable to biking because there are a limited number of elevation changes to challenge cyclists, and this part of the city features a good bicycling infrastructure. Thanks to Fort Road & 127 Avenue stop on the Route 512, and around 10 nearby bus lines, this area is transit friendly. Driving is usually the preferred approach to navigate Balwin. It is easy to park, and it is a short drive to the closest highway from any location in Balwin.
Most of the housing growth in Balwin happened between 1960 and 1980. Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing many dwellings in this area, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. Roughly 60% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 40% are occupied by renters. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
In this neighbourhood, families will typically be able to get to schools and daycares by walking. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found. With respect to food, the nearest supermarket in this part of Edmonton is generally only a short walk away. Additionally, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of opportunities. It is also convenient to reach a selection of clothing stores on foot.