Laurentian Hills real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Laurentian Hills is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. It is very easy to access public green spaces in the neighbourhood since there are around 10 of them close by for residents to check out. Most areas in this part of Kitchener are quiet, as the streets tend to be reasonably calm - however noise can be bothersome near Highway 7.
This neighbourhood is especially car friendly. Nearby highways, such as Highway 7, are easy to reach from anywhere in this part of the city, and it is easy to park. On the other hand, this area is not an especially convenient part of Kitchener for moving around by public transit. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. It is convenient to travel by bike in this part of Kitchener because the bicycling infrastructure is very good. Laurentian Hills is not particularly well-suited for walking as few daily errands can be run on foot.
About 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas the remainder are renters. In this part of Kitchener, roughly 40% of dwellings are townhouses, while small apartment buildings and single detached homes are the main housing types in the rest of the housing stock. Around 55% of the properties in this neighbourhood were built between 1960 and 1980, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s and the 1990s. This part of the city has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is typically possible for property owners in Laurentian Hills to buy groceries by walking. There are also around 10 restaurants and coffee shops in this area. As far as education is concerned, parents and their kids will value that wherever their home is located in this part of the city, primary schools are close by. On the other hand, Laurentian Hills does not have any high schools. Parents are served by public and private primary schools.