Laurentian West real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Laurentian West. This part of Kitchener is fairly good for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although that is not the case close to Highway 7. Finally, it is easy to access parks from most locations within the neighbourhood, since there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to check out and the majority of properties for sale have a park that is easy to get to.
Cars are a great transportation option in Laurentian West. It is very convenient to access a place to park, and most properties for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 7. In contrast, travelling by public transit is difficult in Laurentian West. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and most homes are near a bus stop. It is convenient to move around by bicycle in Laurentian West as the bicycling network is comprehensive. Laurentian West is not very conducive to walking as very few common errands can be run on foot.
The homes in this area are very new, because most of its buildings were constructed after the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1990s. Single detached homes and townhouses are the predominant housing type in this part of Kitchener. Roughly 85% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and renters occupy the remainder. Notably, this neighbourhood is good for those looking for three bedroom homes.
In Laurentian West, families will typically be able to access primary schools by walking. However, there are no high schools in this neighbourhood. Regarding food, it is frequently possible for house buyers in Laurentian West to do their grocery shopping by walking. Residents benefit from about 30 restaurants and coffee shops as well.