Highland West real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed atmosphere will enjoy Highland West. Most areas in this part of Kitchener are quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Lastly, it is easy to access parks from a large number of locations in the neighbourhood, since there are around 10 of them close by for residents to visit and the majority of houses have a park a short walk away.
Cars are an excellent means of transportation in Highland West. It is straightforward to access a place to park. However, Highland West is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. Moving around by bicycle is easy in Highland West as the bicycling network is great. It is sometimes difficult for pedestrians to navigate this neighbourhood as running common errands is at times challenging on foot.
In Highland West, the majority of buildings are single detached homes, but townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This part of the city is especially good for those looking for three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy roughly 80% of the properties in Highland West whereas the remainder are rented. About 45% of homes in this part of Kitchener were constructed following the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s.
It is a reasonably short walk to access primary schools from anywhere in this part of the city. However, it can be challenging to access high schools on foot. At the primary level, there are both public and private schools. With respect to food, the closest supermarket in Highland West is generally only a rather short walk away. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who care about restaurants and cafes in close proximity.