Elgin Park real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Elgin Park is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. This area is reasonably good for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially near the railway line. Lastly, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to visit, like Gordon Chaplin Park, making them easy to get to.
This neighbourhood is very car friendly. Accessing a place to park is generally easy. However, getting around by transit can be challenging in Elgin Park as a result of the low service level. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. This neighbourhood is not very bike-friendly as the cycling network is rather poor, and riding is made difficult by the typically hilly area. It is also sometimes challenging for people walking to navigate Elgin Park as few common errands can be run without having to resort to a car.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about half of dwellings in Elgin Park, while small apartment buildings and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This neighbourhood offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 55% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 45% are rented. Around 45% of homes in this part of Cambridge were built between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
It is a rather short walk to reach primary schools from most homes for sale in Elgin Park. In contrast, this area does not have any high schools. With respect to eating, some, but not all, home buyers in Elgin Park will reside within walking distance of the nearest supermarket. A small variety of restaurants and coffee shops is available as well.