Highland Creek real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed atmosphere will enjoy Highland Creek. This part of Toronto is quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - however some areas can be quite loud, especially around Highway 401. Lastly, the greenery in this neighbourhood is reasonably prominent; it is very easy to reach parks in the neighbourhood since there are approximately 10 of them close by for residents to discover. Residents will also find that most streets have good tree coverage.
Getting around by car is very convenient in Highland Creek. Most properties for sale are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Highway 401, and parking is easy. Owing to a few nearby bus lines, this part of Toronto is also quite transit friendly. Biking is difficult in Highland Creek as riding is rendered arduous by the often steep topography, and the bicycling infrastructure is quite bad. A majority of the houses for sale in this neighbourhood are located in places that are also not particularly conducive to those who travel by foot as common errands are sometimes difficult to run on foot.
The large percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Highland Creek is an important part of its character. About 45% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed in the 1980s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s. This part of the city offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Roughly 90% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas renters make up the remainder.
In Highland Creek, families will generally be able to get to daycares and primary schools by walking. In contrast, parents may find it challenging for their kids to access high schools as a pedestrian. With regards to eating, the closest grocery store in Highland Creek is generally only a rather short walk away. A small variety of restaurants and coffee shops can be found as well.