Forest Hills real estate guide & listings for sale
Most areas in Forest Hills are very quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Parks are distributed sporadically, which makes them rather difficult to reach. Despite that, residents will be able to access public green spaces in nearby neighbourhoods.
This part of the city is especially car friendly. Parking is generally easy. Walking is not very practical for house buyers in this neighbourhood since very few daily errands can be run on foot.
In Forest Hills, roughly 45% of dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. Most of the housing growth in this neighbourhood took place in the 1960s and 1970s. This part of the city offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about two thirds of the properties in Forest Hills whereas renters occupy the remainder.
A fraction of property owners in Forest Hills may have the option to buy groceries by walking, while others will have to rely on another means of transportation. A small variety of restaurants and coffee shops is available as well. When it comes to education, it is a rather short walk to access primary schools and daycares from any location in this neighbourhood. On the other hand, there are no high schools in this part of the city.