East Mountain Area real estate guide & listings for sale
East Mountain Area is fairly good for those who like quiet surroundings, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. It is occasionally challenging to get to green spaces within the neighbourhood since they are sparse. Despite that, there are a few parks nearby for residents to visit.
Cars are a great transportation option in East Mountain Area. Parking is easy. On the other hand, East Mountain Area is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines. East Mountain Area is not very conducive to biking because there are a good number of hills for cyclists to brave, and the cycling infrastructure is rather limited. This area is also not very well-suited for those who travel by foot because almost no daily errands can be run on foot.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of East Mountain Area is an important part of its character. Roughly 40% of properties in this part of Hamilton were constructed pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This neighbourhood also has a choice of unit sizes - there is a higher proportion of three bedroom homes in this neighbourhood. Homeowners occupy roughly 90% of the properties in East Mountain Area whereas renters occupy the remainder.
Primary schools are not abundant in this neighbourhood, and therefore often beyond walking distance, and there are no high schools. Moreover, there are only a very small number of daycares and accordingly they can be a very long walk away. In terms of eating, some property owners in this part of the city may be able to reach the closest supermarket on foot, while others will have to rely on a vehicle.