Doon real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Doon is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. There are around 30 public green spaces nearby for residents to explore, including Stauffer Community Park and Willowlake Park Greenway, which makes it very easy to access them. This area is also very quiet, as the streets tend to be very peaceful.
The car is usually the best method to get around in Doon. It is very convenient to park, and most homes for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, such as Highway 401. On the other hand, the public transit service in Doon is quite poor. Nevertheless, residents benefit from a few bus lines, and bus stops are typically relatively close by. Doon is reasonably amenable to cycling as there are a good number of bike lanes. Many of the homes for sale in this part of Kitchener are located in places that are not very well-suited for walking as very few common errands can be run on foot.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Doon is an important part of its character. However this part of Kitchener is especially good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes. Roughly 90% of the dwellings in the community are occupied by homeowners while renters occupy the remainder. This part of Kitchener experienced its biggest construction boom following the year 2000, so most of the available properties are from this time period.
Primary schools are easy to reach on foot from anywhere in this area. However, Doon does not have any high schools. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. With regards to eating, a car is typically required in Doon to reach the closest supermarket. A small number of restaurants and cafes are available as well.