Glen Cairn real estate guide & listings for sale
Glen Cairn offers a calm ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. Public green spaces, such as Westminster Ponds and Shelborne Park, are very well-spread out and there are about 20 of them close by for residents to unwind in, which makes them very easy to get to. Most areas in this part of the city are quiet, as the streets tend to be calm - although there are still several louder sections, especially closer to the railway line.
Cars are an excellent mode of transportation in Glen Cairn. Many real estate listings are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, and it is very easy to come across a place to park. On the other hand, residents using public transit may find limited options in Glen Cairn as a result of the service's low frequency. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and the nearest bus stop is typically just around the corner. Walking is not very practical for residents in Glen Cairn as very few common errands can be run on foot.
In Glen Cairn, roughly 40% of dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. This part of the city did not experience a single construction boom; the construction of new dwellings in Glen Cairn was spread throughout multiple decades in recent history.
Families will welcome that no matter where their property is situated in Glen Cairn, primary schools are close by. However, high schools are not very plentiful and consequently not always within walking distance. Residents benefit from public and private primary schools. With respect to food, it is often possible for property owners in Glen Cairn to purchase their groceries on foot. There are also a few choices for those who care about close by restaurants and cafes.