Highland Park real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a relaxed ambience will enjoy Highland Park. Green spaces are very well-spread out and there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore, making it very easy to reach them. This area is also very good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
This part of Calgary will attract homeowners that appreciate different modes of transportation. Highland Park is well-suited for walking; meeting day-to-day needs is convenient. However, the bicycle is a rather poor mode of transportation in this area since. Thankfully, bike riders do not face significant elevation changes. Getting around by public transit is easy in this neighbourhood as a consequence of about 10 nearby bus lines. Highland Park is also very car friendly. It is easy to park, and the majority of properties for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway.
Small apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing around 30% of dwellings in Highland Park, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly duplexes, single detached homes, and townhouses. This neighbourhood has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of homeowners and renters are about even. The buildings in this neighbourhood are quite old, because around one third of its dwellings were constructed pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 2000s.
In this part of the city, parents and their children will typically be able to access schools and daycares by walking. With regards to eating, in all but a limited number of cases, a car is needed to shop for groceries. Nevertheless, reaching the nearest pharmacy and therefore some staple foods is generally very easy. Highland Park is a fairly good place in which to eat out or go to a cafe.