King real estate guide & listings for sale
King is quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially around the railway line or Highway 400. Public green spaces are distributed sporadically, making them rather challenging to reach from a large number of locations within the township. Despite that, there are a few parks close by for residents to discover.
Driving is usually the favoured way to move around in this township. Parking is generally easy. In contrast, travelling by public transit is very difficult in this township. Nevertheless, homeowners can rely on the King City Station with access to the Barrie Line. Residents benefit from a few bus lines. Getting around by bicycle is challenging in King because the cycling network is not very well-developed, and there is a significant amount of hills. It is also very inconvenient for people travelling on foot to navigate King since almost no day-to-day errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle.
About one third of properties in King were built after the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s. The sizeable proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of this township is an important part of its character. Around 90% of the population of this township own their home and 10% are renters. This part of the Toronto metropolitan area is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
High schools and primary schools are not plentiful in King, and thus tend to require a very long walk to get to. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. In addition, it can be very hard to walk to daycares from houses for sale in King. Concerning eating, in all but a very small number of cases, a vehicle is needed in this part of the Toronto metropolitan area to access one of around 10 grocery stores.