Highbush real estate guide & listings for sale
Highbush offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of Pickering is great for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are generally especially calm. Lastly, getting to public green spaces in the neighbourhood, like Rouge Park, is very easy and there are a few of them nearby for residents to enjoy.
This part of the city is especially car friendly. It is very easy to access a parking spot, and many real estate listings are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway. In contrast, the public transit service in this area is rather poor. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is served by a few bus lines, and it is very easy to reach a nearby bus stop from most homes. Many of the houses for sale in this part of Pickering are located in areas that are not very conducive to walking as most daily needs are inconvenient to meet on foot. Highbush is also not very appropriate for bicycling because the cycling network is not very comprehensive, and the topography is not especially flat.
Single detached homes and townhouses are the predominant housing type in Highbush. This neighbourhood experienced its most significant construction boom in the 1990s, so most of the available properties are from this era. This area is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Roughly 90% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 10% are renters.
House buyers in this neighbourhood typically have to rely on a car to reach the nearest supermarket. In terms of education, primary schools are easy to access on foot from most homes for sale in Highbush. However, there are no high schools in this area.