Forest Hill real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a calm ambience will enjoy Forest Hill. This part of Kitchener is quiet overall, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case closer to Highway 7. Finally, it is very easy to get to green spaces since there are a few of them close by for residents to unwind in.
Driving is an excellent transportation option in Forest Hill. It is straightforward to park, and most real estate listings are a short car ride from the closest highway, such as Highway 7. However, getting around by transit can be challenging in Forest Hill as a result of the infrequent service. Nonetheless, residents have access to a few bus lines, and it is very easy to reach a nearby bus stop from most properties. Bicycling is convenient in Forest Hill because the cycling infrastructure is reasonably comprehensive. On the other hand, there aren't many pedestrians out on the streets of Forest Hill, although most daily needs are easy to carry out without having to resort to a car.
In Forest Hill, the majority of dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This area experienced its largest construction boom between 1960 and 1980, so most of the available housing stock is from this time period. This neighbourhood offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. About two thirds of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and one third are rented.
It is a rather short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from any location in Forest Hill. On the other hand, it can be difficult to get to daycares as a pedestrian. As far as eating is concerned, it is easy to reach the closest supermarket by walking from any home in Forest Hill. In addition, a restaurant is often just around the corner. Property owners benefit from a fair number of nearby clothing stores.