Downtown Hespeler real estate guide & listings for sale
Downtown Hespeler is a very good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere. The noise levels in this area are very low, as the streets are generally very tranquil. Finally, access to green spaces is easy in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to discover.
Driving is very often the preferred transportation option in Downtown Hespeler. Accessing a parking spot is quite easy, and many real estate listings are a rather short drive from the nearest highway. In contrast, residents using public transit may experience limited choices in Downtown Hespeler by reason of the service's low frequency. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most residences. It is difficult for pedestrians to move around in this area because very few daily needs can be met on foot. Downtown Hespeler is also not very amenable to bicycling as the bicycling network is not very comprehensive, and there are quite a few elevation changes.
In Downtown Hespeler, about 40% of dwellings are single detached homes, and the remaining houses are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. This part of the city experienced its largest construction boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This part of the city has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 55% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and renters make up the remainder.
House buyers in Downtown Hespeler typically have to turn to a vehicle to purchase groceries. Nonetheless, reaching the closest pharmacy and thus some staple foods is typically very convenient. It is easy to walk to the closest coffee shop, for instance on Queen Street, and a small selection of restaurants can be found in this part of Cambridge as well. With respect to education, parents and their children will appreciate that no matter where their house is located in this neighbourhood, primary schools are close by. On the other hand, Downtown Hespeler does not have any high schools.