King East real estate guide & listings for sale
King East is a good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced environment. This area is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are usually quite tranquil. Finally, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in and they are very well-situated, making them very easy to reach from a large number of locations within King East.
It is easy to travel by bike in King East because the bicycling network is reasonably good. This area is also a fairly convenient part of Kitchener for pedestrians; meeting daily needs is easy. The public transit system in King East is somewhat poor. Nevertheless, house owners benefit from a few bus lines, and it is very convenient to reach a nearby bus stop from most homes. However, getting around by car is very easy in this neighbourhood. It is a short drive to the closest highway from anywhere in this part of Kitchener, and it is easy to park.
King East experienced its most significant construction boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available housing stock is from this time period. In this neighbourhood, around 40% of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. The population residing in this part of Kitchener is evenly split between owners and renters. This neighbourhood also has a good variety of housing sizes; houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
A grocery store is ordinarily accessible within a reasonably short walk from most properties for sale in this neighbourhood. Additionally, there are a good number of opportunities for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. It is also a reasonably short walk to a good choice of clothing stores. As far as education is concerned, schools and daycares are convenient to reach on foot from any location in King East.