Buchanan real estate guide & listings for sale
Buchanan is a very good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed atmosphere. Most areas in this part of Hamilton are very quiet, as the streets are very calm. Finally, parks are easy to reach since there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore.
Buchanan is conducive to walking; running common errands is convenient. Even though the cycling infrastructure is reasonably well-developed, Buchanan is not particularly appropriate for biking as there are a good number of slopes. The favoured means of transportation in this part of the city is very often a car. It is a reasonably short car ride to the nearest highway from anywhere in this area, and it is very convenient to park. In contrast, getting around by public transit is at times difficult in Buchanan. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most houses.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing the overwhelming majority of buildings in Buchanan, while duplexes are also present in the housing stock. Most housing in this neighbourhood was built pre-1960, during its largest construction boom. This part of the city offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 85% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and the remainder are renters.
The closest supermarket in Buchanan is usually only a short walk away. Furthermore, this neighbourhood is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat. In terms of education, parents and their children will welcome that wherever their house is situated in Buchanan, schools and daycares are nearby.