Bram West real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Bram West is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. This part of the city is good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are usually reasonably calm - however some areas can be quite loud, especially around the railway line, Highway 401 or Highway 407. Lastly, reaching green spaces in the neighbourhood, such as Borgstrom Valley and Kee Valley, is easy since there are about 30 of them close by for residents to relax in.
Bram West is very car friendly. Nearby highways, such as Highway 401, are reasonably easy to drive to from anywhere in this neighbourhood, and it is very convenient to park. However, travelling by public transit is challenging in Bram West. Nevertheless, residents benefit from around 10 bus lines, and most houses are close to a bus stop. A majority of the houses for sale in this neighbourhood are located in areas that are not very suitable for walking as very few common errands can be run on foot. Although a few pleasant pockets for cycling exist, the bike is a sometimes poor mode of transportation in Bram West since there is a considerable amount of hills, and the cycling network is not particularly well-developed.
In Bram West, around two thirds of dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly townhouses. A majority of the housing growth in this neighbourhood has happened following the year 2000. However this part of the city is notable for those looking for four or more bedroom homes. About 90% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas renters make up the remainder.
A fraction of property owners in Bram West may be able to access one of around 10 supermarkets on foot, while others will have to use a vehicle. There are also a few opportunities for those who appreciate nearby restaurants and cafes. With respect to education, in Bram West, parents and their schoolchildren will typically be able to access primary schools by walking. However, it can be difficult to walk to high schools from houses for sale in this area. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools.