Brock Ridge real estate guide & listings for sale
Brock Ridge is very good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Parks aren't well-located, which makes it very hard to access them.
Cars are a great mode of transportation in this part of the city. It is very easy to come across a place to park. However, the public transit network in Brock Ridge is rather poor. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. Biking is challenging in this area because cyclists encounter a considerable amount of slopes, and the cycling network is fairly poor. Walking is also not very feasible for property owners in Brock Ridge since very few daily errands can be run without having to use a vehicle.
Most housing in Brock Ridge was constructed in the 1980s, during its most significant building boom. In this part of Pickering, most buildings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly duplexes and townhouses. Roughly 90% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and the rest are rented. This area is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
Schools and daycares are easy to get to on foot from most properties for sale in Brock Ridge. Residents benefit from public and private elementary schools. With regards to food, a vehicle is usually required in Brock Ridge to reach the nearest grocery store. Nevertheless, it is generally a reasonably short distance to the closest pharmacy, which can provide some basic food items. Residents are served by a few restaurants and cafes as well.