Laurentian West real estate guide & listings for sale
Laurentian West is a good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a calm ambience. This part of the city is quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially near Highway 7. Lastly, it is easy to access public green spaces in the neighbourhood, since the majority of homes have one close by and there are approximately 10 parks nearby for residents to check out.
Cars are a great medium of transportation in Laurentian West. Nearby highways, such as Highway 7, are quite easy to drive to from any location in this neighbourhood, and it is very easy to access a parking spot. However, travelling by transit can be challenging in Laurentian West by reason of the service's low frequency. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. Most homes for sale in this area are located in places that are not very conducive to those who travel by foot because very few daily errands can be run without having to use a car. On the other hand, cycling is easy in this part of the city as the bicycling infrastructure is quite extensive.
Single detached homes and townhouses are the main housing type in Laurentian West. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 85% of the units in Laurentian West and the remainder are rented. Most homes in this neighbourhood were built following the year 2000, during its biggest construction boom.
In Laurentian West, parents and their kids will usually be able to access primary schools by walking. However, this area does not contain any high schools. With respect to food, it is frequently feasible for home buyers in Laurentian West to do groceries by walking. There are also a few opportunities for those who care about restaurants and cafes within walking distance.