Idlewood real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Idlewood is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. Public green spaces, including Idlewood Creek and Springmount Park Natural Area, are very well-spread out and there are a few of them close by for residents to enjoy, which makes them very easy to reach. This part of Kitchener is very quiet overall, as the streets tend to be very calm.
Idlewood is especially car friendly. It is very convenient to park, and the majority of properties for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway. In contrast, Idlewood is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and it is very convenient to get to a nearby bus stop from most residences. Walking is not especially feasible for property owners in Idlewood because running common errands is challenging. However, Idlewood is quite suited for biking because the cycling infrastructure is very good.
Roughly 90% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 10% are renters. The predominant housing types in this neighbourhood are single detached homes and townhouses. Roughly half of properties in this part of the city were built in the 1980s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s. This neighbourhood offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Primary schools are easy to reach on foot from any location in Idlewood. On the other hand, this neighbourhood does not have any high schools. Regarding eating, the closest supermarket in this area is typically only a reasonably short walk away. Residents of Idlewood are served by a few restaurants as well.