Elgin Park real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Elgin Park is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. This neighbourhood is reasonably quiet overall, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several noisier areas, especially close to the railway line. Lastly, getting to public green spaces, such as Gordon Chaplin Park, is easy from a lot of locations within the neighbourhood, since most properties for sale have one a short walk away and there are a few parks nearby for residents to check out.
Driving is usually the best way to navigate Elgin Park. Parking is quite easy. In contrast, commuting by transit can be challenging in this part of the city as a result of the service's low frequency. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and the closest bus stop is typically very close. It is sometimes difficult for people travelling on foot to get around in Elgin Park as few common errands can be run without having to use a vehicle. This area is also not very suited for biking as cyclists are faced with quite a few slopes, and the cycling network is rather poor.
In Elgin Park, about half of dwellings are single detached homes, but small apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This part of Cambridge is primarily composed of 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 properties in this neighbourhood were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
Some, but not all, house buyers in Elgin Park will live within walking distance of the closest grocery store. There are also a limited number of choices for those who care about close by restaurants and cafes. When it comes to education, primary schools are convenient to walk to from most properties for sale in this neighbourhood. In contrast, there are no high schools in Elgin Park.