Hillendale real estate guide & listings for sale
Hillendale offers a relaxed atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This area is quiet overall, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, parks are very well-spread out and there are a few of them nearby for residents to relax in, which makes it easy to reach them from a large number of locations in the neighbourhood.
Physically active people will be pleased with the pedestrian-friendly character of this area; many daily needs are easy to meet by walking. The best approach to navigate Hillendale is very often driving. It is very easy to come across a parking spot. On the other hand, the public transit service in this part of the city is not especially frequent. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are commonly nearby.
In Hillendale, the majority of buildings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. About 45% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This part of Kingston also has quite a good choice of housing size options - although this neighbourhood is particularly good for those looking for two bedroom homes. Renters occupy about 80% of the units in Hillendale while owners occupy the remainder.
It is very easy to reach the closest supermarket by walking in Hillendale. In addition, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a fair number of choices, and a small selection of coffee shops is available as well. It is also a reasonably short walk to a decent selection of clothing stores. In terms of education, in Hillendale, parents and their children will usually be able to reach daycares and schools by walking.