Glen Shields real estate guide & listings for sale
Glen Shields offers a relaxed atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. There are a few public green spaces close by for residents to check out, including Marita Payne Park, and they are very well-distributed, which makes it easy to get to them. This neighbourhood is also fairly good for those who need quiet surroundings, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier areas, especially around Highway 407 or the railway line.
The car is usually the best transportation option in this area. Parking is easy, and it is a rather short drive to the nearest highway, such as Highway 407, from anywhere in Glen Shields. In contrast, the public transit network in this part of Vaughan is not particularly convenient. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and the nearest bus stop is generally just around the corner. A majority of the homes for sale in this area are located in places that are not particularly well-suited for walking because few common errands can be run without the use of a car. However, it is convenient to travel by bicycle in Glen Shields as the cycling network is fairly good.
Roughly 80% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and the rest are renters. Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing most dwellings in this area, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and duplexes. Around 45% of properties in this part of Vaughan were built between 1980 and 1990, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Daycares and primary schools are easy to reach on foot from most houses for sale in Glen Shields. In contrast, this neighbourhood does not have any high schools. In terms of eating, home buyers in Glen Shields will welcome that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. Moreover, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a good number of options, and property owners can enjoy a few cafes as well.