Glen Shields real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Glen Shields is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. Public green spaces, including Marita Payne Park, are very well-situated and there are a few of them nearby for residents to discover, making it easy to get to them. This area is reasonably quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case closer to the railway line or Highway 407.
The car is very often the best approach to navigate Glen Shields. Finding a place to park is generally easy, and the majority of real estate listings are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, such as Highway 407. However, Glen Shields is not an especially convenient part of Vaughan for moving around by public transit. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines, and it is very convenient to find a nearby bus stop from most homes. Cycling is easy in this part of the city as the bicycling infrastructure is extensive. Travelling on foot is not especially practical for residents in Glen Shields as carrying out daily needs is sometimes difficult by walking.
In Glen Shields, the majority of dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and duplexes are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 80% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 20% are rented. Roughly 45% of homes in this part of the city were built between 1980 and 1990, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s.
It is easy to reach the nearest grocery store on foot from most homes for sale in Glen Shields. In addition, this part of Vaughan is a good place in which to go out to eat, and property owners are served by a few cafes as well. Concerning education, families will find that wherever their home is situated in Glen Shields, primary schools and daycares are nearby. In contrast, this part of Vaughan does not have any high schools.