Calvin Park real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Calvin Park is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. Green spaces are very well-situated and there are a few of them close by for residents to check out, which results in them being easy to get to from most locations within this neighbourhood. This part of Kingston is also good for those who like quiet areas, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
This part of the city is very car friendly. Finding a parking spot is generally easy. On the other hand, the public transit network in Calvin Park is not particularly practical. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. Most homes for sale in this area are located in places that are not particularly well-suited for walking as few common errands can be run on foot.
In Calvin Park, about one third of buildings are large apartment buildings, but small apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. A majority of the housing growth in this neighbourhood occurred between 1960 and 1980. This neighbourhood also has a good selection of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy roughly 60% of the properties in Calvin Park whereas the remainder are occupied by owners.
Parents and their kids will welcome the proximity to schools and daycares, which are within walking distance from the majority of homes for sale in this neighbourhood. Regarding food, the closest supermarket in Calvin Park is typically only a reasonably short walk away. In addition, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of choices.