High Park real estate guide & listings for sale
High Park offers a relaxed environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of the city is very quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, there are a few parks close by for residents to discover, making them easy to access.
This part of the city will attract physically active people as it is reasonably well-suited for walking; many day-to-day errands can be run without the use of a car. High Park is also bike-friendly since the cycling infrastructure is comprehensive, and there are a limited number of hills. The preferred method to navigate High Park is very often driving. Parking is generally easy, and most properties for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway. However, the public transit service in High Park is not particularly frequent. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most properties.
Single detached homes and row houses are the predominant housing type in High Park. About 45% of homes in this part of Edmonton were built before the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around 70% of the units in High Park whereas the rest are rented.
The closest grocery store in this part of the city is typically only a rather short walk away. Furthermore, a restaurant is usually just around the corner. House buyers benefit from a good number of nearby clothing stores. Concerning education, both primary and secondary schools are very convenient to walk to from anywhere in High Park. In contrast, daycares are not very numerous and therefore tend to require a long walk to get to.