Kensington real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Kensington is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. This area is very quiet overall, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic. Lastly, public green spaces, like Kensington Park, are especially well-situated and there are a few of them close by for residents to discover, which results in them being easy to get to from most locations in the neighbourhood.
No matter the means of transportation, it is quite straightforward to move around in Kensington. This area is very car friendly. Nearby highways are reasonably easy to access from anywhere in this part of Edmonton, and it is convenient to come across a place to park. Travelling by public transit is also easy in Kensington due to about 20 nearby bus lines. The bike is a fairly good mode of transportation in this part of the city as the cycling network is very comprehensive, and there are few slopes to confront bike riders. It is at times difficult for pedestrians to get around in Kensington since running daily errands is occasionally challenging on foot.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing roughly 70% of buildings in Kensington, while the remainder are mainly townhouses. Most of the housing growth in this area occurred in the 1960s and 1970s. This part of the city offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around three quarters of the dwellings in Kensington whereas renters occupy the remainder.
It is typically possible for property owners in Kensington to do grocery shopping by walking. Moreover, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of opportunities. Concerning education, schools and daycares are convenient to access on foot from most homes for sale in Kensington.