Glen Shields real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a relaxed environment will enjoy Glen Shields. This area is quiet overall, as the streets tend to be quite peaceful - although that is not the case close to the railway line or Highway 407. Finally, it is easy to access parks in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to relax in.
The favoured way to get around in Glen Shields is very often driving. It is very easy to park, and the majority of houses for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Highway 407. In contrast, the public transit network in Glen Shields is somewhat poor. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most houses. This neighbourhood is quite amenable to bicycling because there are a good number of bike lanes. Glen Shields is not especially suitable for walking as running common errands is at times difficult on foot.
In Glen Shields, roughly two thirds of dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and duplexes. This part of Vaughan offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 80% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners whereas renters occupy the remainder. Around 45% of homes in this part of the city were built between 1980 and 1990, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s.
It is a reasonably short walk to access daycares and primary schools from most properties for sale in Glen Shields. On the other hand, there are no high schools in this area. When it comes to food, a grocery store is usually accessible within a rather short walk from most houses for sale in Glen Shields. In addition, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of choices, and there are also a few cafes in Glen Shields.