Highland West real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Highland West is exemplified by its relaxed environment. Most locations in the neighbourhood have good access to green spaces, such as Sandrock Greenway and Detweiler Natural Area, since there are about 10 of them close by for residents to discover and reaching a park is easy from most houses. The noise levels in this part of Kitchener are also very low, as the streets are usually very peaceful.
Driving is very often the preferred way to move around in this area. It is very convenient to come across a parking spot. In contrast, commuting by transit can be difficult in Highland West by reason of the infrequent service. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. Highland West is not particularly convenient for those who travel by foot because many daily needs are sometimes difficult to carry out by walking. However, this part of the city is quite amenable to bicycling since the cycling infrastructure is especially well-developed.
Single detached homes and townhouses are the predominant housing type in Highland West. About 45% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed following the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s. This neighbourhood is particularly good for those looking for three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy roughly 80% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood and 20% are occupied by renters.
It is a rather short walk to access primary schools from any location in Highland West. However, this area does not contain any high schools. Families benefit from public and private primary schools. Regarding eating, a supermarket is typically reachable within a reasonably short walk from most properties for sale in Highland West. A limited variety of restaurants and coffee shops can be found as well.