Brock Ridge real estate guide & listings for sale
Brock Ridge is very quiet overall, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Parks aren't well-distributed, which results in them being very hard to access from a large number of locations within the neighbourhood.
Brock Ridge is very car friendly. Coming across a parking spot is easy. However, the public transit network in Brock Ridge is not very accessible. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. Walking is not very convenient for house buyers in this part of Pickering since very few daily needs can be carried out on foot. Brock Ridge is also not very cycling-friendly as riding a bike is rendered strenuous by the often sloping topography, and the bicycling network is not very well-developed.
In Brock Ridge, most buildings are single detached homes, but duplexes and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Although this area is particularly good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes. Roughly 90% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and renters occupy the remainder. This neighbourhood experienced its largest building boom between 1980 and 1990, so most of the available housing stock is from this era.
Home buyers in this part of the city generally have to turn to a car to travel to the closest grocery store. Nonetheless, reaching the nearest pharmacy and consequently some staple foods is generally easy. Residents benefit from a few restaurants and coffee shops as well. With respect to education, it is a reasonably short walk to get to daycares and schools from anywhere in this part of Pickering. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found.