Laurentian Hills real estate guide & listings for sale
Laurentian Hills offers a calm environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This neighbourhood is reasonably quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially closer to Highway 7. Finally, public green spaces, like McLennan Park and Laurentian Trail, are especially well-situated and there are approximately 10 of them close by for residents to enjoy, making them very easy to reach.
Cars are a great transportation option in Laurentian Hills. It is easy to park, and it is a rather short drive to the nearest highway, such as Highway 7, from anywhere in this part of the city. On the other hand, the public transit service in Laurentian Hills is not very frequent. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is generally just around the corner. Walking is not particularly feasible for house buyers in Laurentian Hills since few common errands can be run on foot. In contrast, getting around by bicycle is convenient in Laurentian Hills because the cycling infrastructure is very comprehensive.
Over half of the housing stock of Laurentian Hills is made up of single detached homes and townhouses, and the remaining homes are mainly small apartment buildings. Most of the properties in this neighbourhood were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s and the 1990s. This part of the city has a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 40% are renters.
Parents and their kids will welcome that wherever their house is situated in Laurentian Hills, primary schools are close by. On the other hand, there are no high schools in Laurentian Hills. Residents can choose between public and private elementary schools. With regards to food, it is generally an option for home buyers in Laurentian Hills to do their groceries on foot. There are also a limited number of choices for those who appreciate close by restaurants and cafes.