Islington Woods real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a calm atmosphere will enjoy Islington Woods. It is very easy to access public green spaces from most locations within the neighbourhood, since there are a few of them close by for residents to visit and reaching the closest park from the majority of properties for sale is easy. This area is also very quiet, as the streets are usually very calm.
Cars are a great mode of transportation in Islington Woods. Coming across a parking spot is generally easy. However, public transit riders may find limited choices in this area by reason of the infrequent service. Nevertheless, homeowners are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most houses. Most homes for sale in this neighbourhood are located in places that are not very suitable for those who travel by foot because running daily errands is difficult by walking. On the other hand, the bike is a good means of transportation in this area because Islington Woods boasts a good bicycling infrastructure.
The sizeable percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Islington Woods is an important part of its character. However this neighbourhood is particularly good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy roughly 95% of the dwellings in Islington Woods and 5% are rented. Roughly 40% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed between 1990 and 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 2000s.
Some, but not all, house buyers in Islington Woods will reside within walking distance of the nearest grocery store. There are also approximately 10 restaurants and coffee shops in this neighbourhood. With respect to education, parents and their children will find that wherever their home is situated in Islington Woods, primary schools are close by. However, high schools are not particularly numerous and accordingly tend to require a long walk to get to. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found.