Highlands real estate guide & listings for sale
Highlands offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This area is very quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Lastly, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to enjoy and they are especially well-spread out, making them very easy to get to from a large number of locations within Highlands.
Travelling on foot is reasonably feasible for property owners in Highlands; carrying out daily needs is convenient by walking. However, commuting by bicycle is difficult in Highlands because there are few bike lanes, and riding is made arduous by the typically steep area. Driving is an excellent means of transportation in Highlands. Many real estate listings are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway, and it is straightforward to park. On the other hand, the public transit network in Highlands is rather poor. Nonetheless, house owners have access to a few bus lines, and it is especially convenient to reach a nearby bus stop from most houses.
In Highlands, the vast majority of buildings are single detached homes, but duplexes are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood experienced its largest building boom pre-1960, so most of the available properties are from this era. This neighbourhood offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 90% of the units in Highlands whereas the remainder are rented.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are ordinarily accessible within a reasonably short walk from most houses for sale in this part of the municipality. Moreover, Highlands is a fairly good place in which to eat out or go to a cafe. It is also easy to reach a number of clothing stores on foot. As far as education is concerned, primary schools and daycares are convenient to get to on foot from most properties for sale in Highlands. On the other hand, this part of the municipality does not contain any high schools.