King real estate guide & listings for sale
King is quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier sections, especially close to Highway 400 or the railway line. It is rather difficult to reach parks since they are spread out sporadically. Still, there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in.
Driving is an excellent transportation option in this township. It is very convenient to park. However, the public transit service in King is not very frequent. Thankfully, there is the King City Station on the Barrie Line. The township is connected by a few bus lines. King is not very well-suited for walking as meeting day-to-day needs is very impractical on foot. It is also challenging to commute by bike in King since bicycling is made difficult by the typically hilly terrain, and the cycling network is not very extensive.
Homeowners occupy around 90% of the units in the township while the remainder are rented. The predominant housing types in this township are single detached homes and row houses. Roughly one third of properties in this township were built following the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This part of the Greater Toronto metropolitan area also has a selection of housing sizes - there is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this township.
Families may consider it very hard to reach high schools and primary schools on foot. Furthermore, daycares are not numerous and thus not always within walking distance. Along with public schools, there are private primary and high schools. With regards to food, house buyers in this township generally have to use a car to purchase groceries in one of approximately 10 stores.