Halton Hills real estate guide & listings for sale
Halton Hills is fairly good for those who need quiet surroundings, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case near Highway 407, Highway 401 or one of the railway lines. Public green spaces are spread out sporadically, making it rather challenging to get to them. Still, there are about 30 parks close by for residents to discover.
Cars are a great means of transportation in this part of the Greater Toronto metropolitan area. Coming across a place to park is quite easy. On the other hand, public transit riders may have very limited choices in Halton Hills by reason of the infrequent service. Nevertheless, property owners benefit from the Georgetown Station and Acton Station with access to the Kitchener Line. There are a few bus lines crossing the town. Walking is not very feasible for home buyers in this part of the Greater Toronto metropolitan area since carrying out daily needs is very impractical by walking. This town is also not very cycling-friendly because the bicycling network is not very well-developed, and bike riders encounter a considerable amount of elevation changes.
The sizeable proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Halton Hills is an important part of its character. This part of the Greater Toronto metropolitan area is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 85% of the dwellings in the town are occupied by homeowners whereas the remainder are rented. This town did not experience a single construction boom; the construction of new homes in Halton Hills was spread throughout multiple decades in recent history.
Parents and their children may consider it challenging to get to high schools and primary schools as pedestrians. Residents benefit from public and private elementary schools. Likewise, families may consider it very difficult to access daycares as a pedestrian. Concerning eating, some home buyers in this part of the Greater Toronto metropolitan area may have the option to buy their groceries on foot in one of about 20 stores, while others will have to turn to a vehicle. Residents are served by over 150 restaurants and coffee shops as well.