Idlewood real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed ambience will enjoy Idlewood. This part of Kitchener is very quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to enjoy, including Springmount Park Natural Area and Idlewood Creek, and they are very well-situated, which makes it very easy to access them.
This part of the city is especially car friendly. It is straightforward to come across a place to park, and nearby highways are easy to reach from any home in Idlewood. On the other hand, the public transit service in Idlewood is not very frequent. Nonetheless, property owners benefit from a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most houses. This neighbourhood is bicycling-friendly because the cycling network is very well-developed. It is impractical for people travelling on foot to move around in this part of the city since running daily errands is impractical.
Single detached homes and townhouses are the predominant housing type in Idlewood. This part of the city offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Nearly 90% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 10% are renters. About half of properties in this area were built in the 1980s, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s.
It is typically an option for home buyers in this area to shop for their groceries by walking. Residents of this area benefit from a few restaurants as well. Regarding education, primary schools are convenient to access on foot from most houses for sale in this neighbourhood. In contrast, Idlewood does not have any high schools.