Halton Hills real estate guide & listings for sale
Halton Hills is quiet overall, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder sections, especially around one of the railway lines, Highway 401 or Highway 407. Parks are sparse, which results in them being rather challenging to access from a large number of locations in this town. Still, there are about 30 public green spaces close by for residents to check out.
Driving is very often the preferred transportation option in Halton Hills. It is very easy to access a place to park. In contrast, Halton Hills is not a very pleasant part of the Toronto metropolitan area for moving around by public transit. Thankfully, property owners can count on the Georgetown Station and Acton Station on the Kitchener Line. There are a few bus lines. Bicycling is difficult in Halton Hills because the cycling infrastructure is fairly poor, and cyclists are faced with a significant amount of slopes. A majority of the houses for sale in this town are located in places that are also not very suitable for those who travel by foot because almost no daily errands can be run on foot.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Halton Hills is an important part of its character. This town is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy roughly 85% of the dwellings in Halton Hills and 15% are occupied by renters. About one quarter of homes in this town were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1990s.
In vast majority cases, a car is required to buy groceries in one of approximately 20 stores. There are also over 100 restaurants in Halton Hills. As far as education is concerned, parents and their kids may consider it difficult to reach high schools and primary schools as pedestrians. Moreover, daycares are not plentiful and thus may require a very long walk to get to. Residents are served by public and private primary schools.