Langstaff real estate guide & listings for sale
Langstaff is a fairly good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a relaxed ambience. This part of the town is quiet, as the streets are reasonably peaceful - however noise can be an issue around the railway line or Highway 407. Finally, it is easy to access parks in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore.
Langstaff is an extremely convenient part of Richmond Hill for moving around by car. It is easy to access a parking spot, and most real estate listings are a short car ride from the closest highway, such as Highway 407. However, Langstaff is not especially transit friendly. Nonetheless, residents can depend on the Langstaff Station on the Richmond Hill Line. The neighbourhood is served by about 20 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most homes. Walking is not very common in Langstaff, although running daily errands is easy. Langstaff is also not very bike-friendly as riding is rendered difficult by the typically hilly terrain, and the bicycling infrastructure is rather poor.
Most homes in Langstaff were built after the year 2000, during its largest construction boom. Large apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing roughly 45% of dwellings in this neighbourhood, while the rest are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. Homeowners occupy about 80% of the units in the neighbourhood and 20% are rented. This part of the town is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
In this part of Richmond Hill, parents and their children will usually be able to reach primary schools by walking. In contrast, Langstaff does not have any high schools. Residents can choose between public and private primary schools. When it comes to eating, the closest supermarket in this area is usually only a reasonably short walk away. Moreover, this part of Richmond Hill is a good place in which to eat out or go to a cafe.