Forest Heights real estate guide & listings for sale
Forest Heights offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of Kitchener is quiet overall, as the streets are tranquil - although that is not the case near Highway 7. Lastly, there are about 10 green spaces close by for residents to relax in, such as Sandrock Greenway and Forest Heights Community Trail, which makes them easy to get to.
Driving is usually the best method to navigate this part of the city. Nearby highways, such as Highway 7, are quite easy to access from any location in this part of the city, and it is very convenient to park. In contrast, the public transit service in Forest Heights is not very frequent. Thankfully, property owners have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most residences. It is impractical for pedestrians to navigate Forest Heights because very few common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. On the other hand, moving around by bicycle is convenient in this part of the city because this area boasts a good cycling infrastructure.
The large percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Forest Heights is an important part of its character. There is a higher proportion of three bedroom homes in this area. Roughly 90% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners whereas the remainder are rented. Around 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.
It is generally possible for property owners in Forest Heights to do their groceries by walking. There are also a few restaurants in this area. As far as education is concerned, in Forest Heights, families will typically be able to get to primary schools by walking. On the other hand, there are only a few high schools and consequently they can be an extended walk away.