Brant real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Brant is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. There are approximately 10 green spaces close by for residents to enjoy and they are very well-spread out, resulting in them being easy to get to from numerous locations in this area. This part of Burlington is quiet overall, as the streets are generally reasonably tranquil - although there are still several noisier sections, especially near the railway line or Queen Elizabeth Way.
Cycling is easy in Brant because there are a fair number of bike lanes, and cyclists do not encounter significant hills. It is also convenient for pedestrians to move around in this neighbourhood; many daily errands can be run on foot. Cars are a great means of transportation in Brant. Nearby highways, such as Queen Elizabeth Way, are easy to access from any home in Brant, and it is convenient to find a parking spot. On the other hand, the public transit network in this part of the city is rather limited. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is served by around 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most properties.
In Brant, around 60% of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This area has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 70% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 30% are renters. About one third of homes in this part of Burlington were constructed pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
Primary schools and high schools are easy to access on foot from any location in Brant. Residents have the option of public and private schools at both the primary and high school level. In contrast, daycares are not very numerous and consequently may require an extended walk to get to. Concerning food, a grocery store is usually reachable within a reasonably short walk from any home in this part of Burlington. Furthermore, Brant is a good place in which to eat out, and a limited number of cafes is available as well.