Briardean real estate guide & listings for sale
Most areas in Briardean are reasonably quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case closer to Highway 401. Parks aren't well-situated, which makes it sometimes hard to reach them. Despite that, residents will be able to access parks in nearby neighbourhoods.
This area is very car friendly. Parking is easy. In contrast, commuting by transit can be very difficult in Briardean due to the infrequent service. It is challenging to travel by bike in this neighbourhood as riding is made strenuous by the typically sloping area, and the cycling network is not very extensive. Travelling on foot is also not very practical for house buyers in Briardean as very few daily errands can be run without the use of a car.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing almost all buildings in Briardean, but duplexes are also present in the housing stock. This area offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy roughly 90% of the dwellings in Briardean and the rest are rented. About half of homes in this neighbourhood were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
There are no high schools and no primary schools in this part of Cambridge. Additionally, it can be very hard to walk to daycares from homes for sale in this neighbourhood. As far as eating is concerned, buying one's groceries very often demands the use of a car in Briardean.