Doon real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Doon is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. This part of Kitchener is very quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Finally, there are around 30 public green spaces close by for residents to explore, including Topper Woods and Pinnacle Hill Natural Area, which makes it very easy to access them.
Cars are a great transportation option in Doon. Nearby highways, such as Highway 401, are quite easy to drive to from anywhere in Doon, and it is very easy to park. On the other hand, getting around by public transit is very difficult in Doon. Nonetheless, the community is served by a few bus lines, and most residences are close to a bus stop. Walking is not very practical for house buyers in this part of Kitchener because very few common errands can be run on foot. On the other hand, commuting by bicycle is easy in Doon as the cycling network is quite comprehensive.
In Doon, around 80% of dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly townhouses. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this community. Homeowners occupy roughly 90% of the properties in the community and 10% are rented. A majority of the housing growth in this area has taken place following the year 2000.
In all but a very small number of cases, a car is required to buy groceries. There are also a few opportunities for those who care about close by restaurants and cafes. With respect to education, primary schools are convenient to access on foot from most houses for sale in this community. In contrast, there are no high schools in this community. Parents have the choice between public and private elementary schools.