Laurelwood real estate guide & listings for sale
Most areas in Laurelwood are very quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Parks aren't well-situated, resulting in them being sometimes challenging to reach from the majority of locations in this neighbourhood. Still, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to enjoy.
Moving around by car is straightforward in this part of Waterloo. Parking is easy. However, the public transit service in Laurelwood is not very frequent. Nevertheless, homeowners are served by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally very close. Most homes for sale in this neighbourhood are located in places that are not very convenient for walking since running common errands is impractical. Biking is also difficult in this area as the bicycling infrastructure is sometimes poor, and cyclists encounter quite a few elevation changes.
Laurelwood experienced its biggest building boom in the 1990s, so most of the available properties are from this era. In this part of Waterloo, the vast majority of buildings are single detached homes, while townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. Homeowners occupy roughly 95% of the dwellings in Laurelwood and 5% are rented. This part of the city is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Parents and their kids will welcome that wherever their home is located in Laurelwood, both primary and secondary schools are close by. However, families may consider it challenging to get to daycares as a pedestrian. With respect to eating, it is convenient to access the closest grocery store on foot from any home in Laurelwood. A limited number of restaurants and coffee shops are available as well.