Birchwood Heights real estate guide & listings for sale
The noise levels in Birchwood Heights are very low, as the streets tend to be very peaceful.
Cars are a great medium of transportation in this neighbourhood. It is straightforward to come across a place to park, and many real estate listings are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway. In contrast, the public transit service in this area is not very frequent. Thankfully, property owners are served by a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is typically very close. It is sometimes challenging for pedestrians to navigate Birchwood Heights since carrying out daily needs is inconvenient by walking.
Roughly three quarters of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and one quarter are renters. The large percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of this part of the city is an important part of its character. Around half of homes in this neighbourhood were constructed pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s. This part of the city also has a good choice of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is generally possible for home buyers in this part of the city to purchase their groceries by walking. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity. Concerning education, it is a short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from any location in this area. On the other hand, it can be difficult to walk to daycares from homes for sale in this part of the city.