Corktown real estate guide & listings for sale
Corktown offers a variety of experiences for those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces. It is easy to find bustling streets in this part of Hamilton. Even though there is a narrow selection of entertainment venues, there are usually lots of people around, and it is very easy to find bars because they are well-spread throughout the area. Main streets, like John Street, are excellent for those who enjoy going out. There are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to relax in, which results in them being very easy to reach from most locations within Corktown.
Corktown will draw home buyers that use different modes of transportation. With Hamilton GO Centre Station with access to the Lakeshore West Line, and about 20 nearby bus lines, this area has a very good public transit system. Walking is also very convenient for home buyers in Corktown; most day-to-day needs are easy to carry out on foot, and a variety of businesses are quite nearby. Corktown is not especially suited for bicycling because cyclists are faced with quite a few elevation changes. Nevertheless, the cycling network is fairly good.
The substantial proportion of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Corktown is an important part of its character. This part of Hamilton is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Renters occupy roughly 80% of the properties in Corktown whereas the rest are occupied by owners. About 45% of properties in this area were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960.
Home buyers in this neighbourhood will value that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. In addition, there are about 40 restaurants and approximately 10 coffee shops to enjoy in Corktown. Home buyers have access to a fair number of nearby clothing stores, for instance along James Street. As far as education is concerned, parents and their schoolchildren will appreciate the proximity to schools and daycares, which are within walking distance from vast majority homes for sale in Corktown.