Idlewood real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Idlewood is exemplified by its relaxed environment. This part of the city is very quiet overall, as the streets are generally very calm. Finally, the majority of locations within the neighbourhood have fairly good access to green spaces, like Springmount Park Natural Area and Idlewood Creek, since there are a few of them close by for residents to discover.
Driving is usually the favoured transportation option in Idlewood. It is straightforward to come across a place to park, and the majority of homes for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway. In contrast, the public transit service in Idlewood is not very frequent. Nevertheless, residents have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most properties. This area is amenable to cycling since there are many bike lanes. Walking is not particularly practical for property owners in this part of Kitchener as very few common errands can be run without the use of a car.
The predominant housing types in Idlewood are single detached homes and townhouses. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 90% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and the rest are rented. About half of properties in this part of Kitchener were built between 1980 and 1990, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s.
Parents and their kids will find that wherever their property is situated in Idlewood, primary schools are close by. In contrast, there are no high schools in this part of the city. As far as food is concerned, it is convenient to access the closest supermarket on foot from most properties for sale in Idlewood. A limited number of restaurants are available in Idlewood as well.