Highlands real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a calm ambience will enjoy Highlands. This neighbourhood is very quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Lastly, it is very easy to reach public green spaces, since most houses for sale have one a short walk away and there are a few parks nearby for residents to visit.
Highlands will draw active home buyers as it is quite suitable for walking; many daily needs can be met on foot. However, moving around by bicycle is difficult in this neighbourhood because there is a significant amount of elevation changes, and the cycling infrastructure is not very comprehensive. The public transit system in Highlands is rather limited. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is served by a few bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. On the other hand, the preferred way to move around in Highlands is usually driving. Nearby highways are quite easy to reach from any location in Highlands, and it is straightforward to find a parking spot.
Homeowners occupy around 90% of the units in Highlands whereas the rest are rented. In this area, roughly 80% of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly duplexes. Most housing in this neighbourhood was built pre-1960, during its most significant construction boom. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this area.
It is typically practical for home buyers in this part of the municipality to buy general and specialty groceries by walking. Moreover, there are a good number of options for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. It is also a rather short distance to a reasonable selection of clothing stores. As far as education is concerned, parents and their schoolchildren will appreciate that no matter where their home is located in Highlands, primary schools and daycares are nearby. However, Highlands does not contain any high schools.