Corktown real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces will feel at home in Corktown. Finding dynamic areas is easy in this part of Hamilton. Despite the fact that relatively few entertainment venues can be found nearby, there are many people around most of the time, and with its a few bars, there are options for nighttime activities. John Street in particular offers an extensive selection of places to go out at night. There are a few public green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, making it very easy to access them from the majority of locations within Corktown.
This area offers house buyers several alternative means of transportation. Corktown is very transit friendly. In particular, it is easy to find a nearby train station, such as the Hamilton GO Centre Station with access to the Lakeshore West Line, from the majority of properties in the neighbourhood. There are approximately 20 bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is usually very close. This area is also a very convenient part of Hamilton for pedestrians; running daily errands is easy, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Corktown is not especially appropriate for cycling because there is a significant amount of elevation changes. Nonetheless, the cycling infrastructure is reasonably comprehensive.
The sizeable percentage of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Corktown is an important part of its character. There is a higher proportion of one bedroom homes in this neighbourhood. Renters occupy around 80% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood whereas the remainder are occupied by owners. Roughly 45% of homes in this part of the city were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960.
It is straightforward to access the closest grocery store on foot from most homes for sale in Corktown. Likewise, with 50-odd restaurants and cafes in Corktown, there is generally a spot to get a meal or a beverage just around the corner. A good choice of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance. When it comes to education, daycares and schools are very easy to access on foot from most properties for sale in Corktown.