Islington Woods real estate guide & listings for sale
Islington Woods is a very good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere. Most areas in this part of Vaughan are very quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, most locations in the neighbourhood have reasonably good access to parks, such as Woodbridge Highland Park and Doctors Mclean District Park, since getting to the closest one from a lot of houses is easy and there are a few parks nearby for residents to explore.
The car is usually the best transportation option in Islington Woods. It is very convenient to come across a place to park. In contrast, Islington Woods is not an especially pleasant part of Vaughan for travelling by public transit. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines, and it is convenient to find a nearby bus stop from most residences. Islington Woods is quite conducive to biking because the bicycling infrastructure is good. It is impractical for pedestrians to navigate this part of the city as running common errands is difficult by walking.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing roughly 85% of dwellings in Islington Woods, but large apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy nearly 95% of the units in Islington Woods whereas the remainder are rented. About 40% of homes in this part of the city were built in the 1990s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s and the 2000s.
A fraction of residents in Islington Woods may be able to buy their groceries by walking, while others will need another means of transportation. There are also a few opportunities for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. Concerning education, in this part of Vaughan, parents and their children will typically be able to reach primary schools by walking. However, it can be challenging to get to high schools on foot. Families benefit from public and private elementary schools.