Brant real estate guide & listings for sale
Brant is a reasonably good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a relaxed atmosphere. There are approximately 10 green spaces nearby for residents to discover and they are very well-located, which makes it easy to reach them. This neighbourhood is also reasonably good for those who need quiet surroundings, as the streets are usually quite tranquil - however noise can be problematic closer to Queen Elizabeth Way or the railway line.
This area is amenable to cycling as there are a limited number of elevation changes, and the cycling network is reasonably extensive. Travelling on foot is also quite convenient for property owners in this area; many daily needs can be carried out by walking. Driving is very often the best method to navigate this part of the city. It is convenient to park, and it is a reasonably short drive to the closest highway, such as Queen Elizabeth Way, from any home in Brant. On the other hand, the public transit network in Brant is rather poor. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is served by approximately 10 bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby.
In Brant, about 45% of buildings are large apartment buildings, but small apartment buildings and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This area has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of renters and homeowners are about even. Roughly 30% of homes in this part of the city were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
In Brant, parents and their kids will often be able to reach daycares and schools by walking. Along with public schools, there are private primary and secondary schools. With regards to food, the nearest supermarket in Brant is generally only a reasonably short walk away. Moreover, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a fair number of options, for instance on Brant Street, and a small selection of coffee shops can be found as well. It is also a rather short walk to a decent selection of clothing stores.