Laurentian West real estate guide & listings for sale
Laurentian West offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of the city is reasonably quiet, as the streets are reasonably peaceful - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially near Highway 7. Lastly, there are about 10 green spaces nearby for residents to relax in, including Borden Wetlands and Laurentian Wetland, making them easy to get to.
Cars are a great mode of transportation in Laurentian West. It is straightforward to park, and it is a rather short drive to the closest highway, such as Highway 7, from any home in this neighbourhood. On the other hand, the public transit service in Laurentian West is not very frequent. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and it is easy to find a nearby bus stop from most homes. Travelling on foot is not very feasible for home buyers in Laurentian West since most daily needs are inconvenient to meet by walking. On the other hand, this part of Kitchener is bike-friendly because there are a fair number of bike lanes.
Laurentian West experienced its largest building boom following the year 2000, so most of the available homes are from this era. In this area, the majority of dwellings are single detached homes, but townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Homeowners occupy around 85% of the units in Laurentian West and the remainder are rented. This part of Kitchener is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
In this area, parents and their children will typically be able to reach primary schools by walking. However, this neighbourhood does not contain any high schools. With respect to food, the closest grocery store in Laurentian West is typically only a rather short walk away. A small selection of restaurants and coffee shops is available as well.