Brock Ridge real estate guide & listings for sale
Most areas in Brock Ridge are very quiet, as the streets are generally very peaceful. Public green spaces aren't well-spread out, which makes it very hard to get to them.
Brock Ridge is especially car friendly. It is straightforward to park. In contrast, commuting by transit can be challenging in Brock Ridge by reason of the infrequent service. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most houses. This part of the city is not very suited for cycling because there is a considerable amount of slopes, and the bicycling infrastructure is not very well-developed. A majority of the houses for sale in this neighbourhood are located in places that are also not very convenient for walking since very few day-to-day errands can be run on foot.
Single detached homes and townhouses are the main housing type in Brock Ridge. Most housing in this area was built in the 1980s, during its main construction boom. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this part of Pickering. Homeowners occupy roughly 90% of the properties in Brock Ridge whereas renters occupy the remainder.
Parents and their children will appreciate that no matter where their property is located in Brock Ridge, daycares and schools are close by. Families can choose between public and private elementary schools. With regards to eating, home buyers in this neighbourhood typically need a vehicle to do grocery shopping. Nevertheless, pharmacies are typically convenient to access on foot and provide some staple foods. There are also a few choices for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity.