Forest Heights real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed atmosphere will enjoy Forest Heights. This part of Kitchener is fairly good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case around Highway 7. Finally, reaching parks in the neighbourhood, such as Sandrock Greenway and Forest Heights Community Trail, is easy, since a lot of properties for sale have one that is easy to get to and there are about 10 public green spaces close by for residents to visit.
Driving is an excellent medium of transportation in this area. It is very convenient to find a parking spot, and nearby highways, such as Highway 7, are reasonably easy to drive to from any home in this neighbourhood. In contrast, the public transit system in Forest Heights is fairly poor. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. The bicycle is a good method of transportation in this part of the city as there are numerous bike lanes. Travelling on foot is not very convenient for property owners in Forest Heights since carrying out day-to-day needs is inconvenient by walking.
The predominant housing types in Forest Heights are single detached homes and townhouses. About half of homes in this part of Kitchener were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s. There is a higher proportion of three bedroom homes in this neighbourhood. Homeowners occupy roughly 90% of the dwellings in Forest Heights and 10% are rented.
It is generally feasible for home buyers in this neighbourhood to buy groceries by walking. There are also a few options for those who care about restaurants in close proximity. Concerning education, it is a rather short walk to get to primary schools from most properties for sale in Forest Heights. In contrast, parents may consider it challenging for their children to get to high schools as a pedestrian.