Halton Hills real estate guide & listings for sale
Halton Hills is good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are generally tranquil - although there are still several louder sections, especially close to one of the railway lines, Highway 401 or Highway 407. Parks are rather challenging to access since they are sparse. Still, there are about 30 green spaces close by for residents to explore.
Halton Hills is an extremely good part of the Greater Toronto metropolitan area for travelling by car. Parking is quite easy. In contrast, this part of the Greater Toronto metropolitan area is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, commuters are served by the Georgetown Station and Acton Station on the Kitchener Line. The town is linked by a few bus lines. The bicycle is a rather poor method of transportation in Halton Hills because riding is made strenuous by the often sloping area, and there are few bike lanes. Many of the homes for sale in this town are located in places that are also not very conducive to walking since almost no daily needs can be carried out on foot.
Homeowners occupy roughly 85% of the properties in the town and 15% are occupied by renters. The sizeable proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of this town is an important part of its character. Around one quarter of properties in this town were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1990s. This town is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
A fraction of house buyers in Halton Hills may be able to purchase their groceries on foot in one of around 20 stores, while others will need another means of transportation. There are also over 150 restaurants and coffee shops in this part of the Greater Toronto metropolitan area. In terms of education, it can be challenging to walk to high schools and primary schools from properties for sale in Halton Hills. Moreover, it can be very difficult to get to daycares on foot. Families have the choice between public and private elementary schools.