Northward real estate guide & listings for sale
There is a great variety of green spaces in Northward. Public green spaces, including Springwood Park, are especially well-distributed and there are a few of them close by for residents to explore, which makes it easy to reach them. Lastly, this part of the city remains relatively quiet, as there are few people out and about on the streets; however noise levels are higher closer to Highway 85 or the railway line.
Driving is an excellent mode of transportation in Northward. It is especially convenient to find a parking spot, and the majority of houses for sale are a very short car ride from the closest highway, such as Highway 85. On the other hand, Northward is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, property owners have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most homes. Northward is not very bike-friendly since there are few bike lanes, and there is a significant amount of slopes. There are also relatively few pedestrians out on the streets of Northward, despite the fact that many common errands can be run on foot.
In Northward, many dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. Most of the housing growth in this neighbourhood occurred pre-1960. This area is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. The population residing in this part of Kitchener is evenly split between owners and renters.
It is a reasonably short walk to reach primary schools from anywhere in Northward. On the other hand, Northward does not contain any high schools. When it comes to food, a fraction of property owners in this part of the city may be able to reach the closest supermarket on foot, while others will have to use another means of transportation. However, Northward is a good place in which to go out to eat, and a small number of coffee shops can be found as well.