Kawartha real estate guide & listings for sale
Kawartha is a fairly good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm atmosphere. Parks are easy to reach, since many homes have one a short walk away and there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to check out. This part of Peterborough is also reasonably good for those who need quiet areas, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
Driving is very often the favoured way to get around in this area. Parking is quite easy. It is inconvenient for pedestrians to navigate this part of Peterborough because most daily needs are challenging to carry out without having to resort to a car.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Kawartha is an important part of its character. About 40% of properties in this area were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s and the 1990s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 80% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 20% are renters.
Shopping for one's groceries often demands the use of a car in this part of Peterborough. Nevertheless, reaching the closest pharmacy and therefore some staple foods is typically convenient. Residents of Kawartha can enjoy around 10 restaurants as well. With regards to education, both primary and secondary schools are easy to walk to from anywhere in Kawartha. On the other hand, families may consider it challenging to reach daycares on foot.