Cummings real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Cummings is exemplified by its relaxed environment. Reaching green spaces from numerous locations in the neighbourhood, including Ken Steele Park, is easy since there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out. This part of the city is also quiet, as the streets are usually quite tranquil - although there are still several louder areas, especially close to Highway 417.
This area allows property owners to move around by various modes of transportation. Cummings is conducive to those who travel by foot; many common errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle. The bike is a good means of transportation in this neighbourhood as the bicycling network is comprehensive. Thanks to around 40 nearby bus lines, the public transit system in Cummings is fairly good. Driving is also a very good transportation option in this neighbourhood. Finding a place to park is quite easy, and most houses for sale are a short car ride from the closest highway, such as Highway 417.
Townhouses are the most common housing type, representing about half of buildings in Cummings, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. Around 40% of homes in this neighbourhood were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This area has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and 40% are owners.
It is usually practical for home buyers in Cummings to shop for their groceries on foot. Moreover, Cummings is a good place in which to eat out or go to a cafe. Residents benefit from a fair number of nearby clothing stores, for example along St Laurent Boulevard. With regards to education, in Cummings, parents and their children will often be able to access daycares and schools by walking. Residents are served by public and private elementary schools.