Central Frederick real estate guide & listings for sale
Central Frederick is a good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed atmosphere. This part of the city is quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case close to the railway line, Highway 7 or Highway 85. Lastly, it is easy to get to parks in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in.
Active house buyers will welcome the walk-friendly character of Central Frederick; running daily errands is easy. In contrast, this part of Kitchener is not very amenable to bicycling since cyclists are faced with a considerable amount of slopes, and the cycling infrastructure is quite poor. The public transit system in Central Frederick is not particularly practical. Thankfully, homeowners are served by a few bus lines, and it is very easy to get to a nearby bus stop from most houses. In contrast, cars are a very good medium of transportation in Central Frederick. It is convenient to park, and nearby highways, such as Highway 85, are very easy to access from any home in Central Frederick.
Most of the housing growth in Central Frederick occurred prior to the 1960s. Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing the majority of dwellings in this part of Kitchener, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. About 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 40% are renters. This area also has a good choice of unit sizes; houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
House buyers in Central Frederick will welcome that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Additionally, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. It is also a rather short distance to a good selection of clothing stores. Concerning education, families will find that wherever their property is situated in Central Frederick, daycares and schools are nearby.