Fontainbleu real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Fontainbleu is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. Accessing public green spaces from many locations in the neighbourhood, such as McDonald Park, is easy since there are a few of them close by for residents to discover. Most areas in this part of Windsor are reasonably quiet, as the streets tend to be peaceful - although that is not the case around one of the railway lines.
The car is usually the favoured method to navigate Fontainbleu. It is a rather short drive to the nearest highway from anywhere in this part of Windsor, and it is very convenient to park. On the other hand, commuting by transit can be challenging in this area by reason of the service's low frequency. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and it is very convenient to find a nearby bus stop from most residences. It is occasionally challenging for pedestrians to move around in Fontainbleu as few common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Fontainbleu is an important part of its character. Roughly 40% of homes in this area were built between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1990s. This neighbourhood has a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 70% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while the rest are rented.
In Fontainbleu, parents and their children will generally be able to get to primary schools on foot. In contrast, there are no high schools in this neighbourhood. Families have the choice between public and private elementary schools. As far as food is concerned, it is often practical for property owners in this neighbourhood to do their groceries by walking. Residents can enjoy approximately 40 restaurants and coffee shops as well.