Northward real estate guide & listings for sale
There is a vast selection of green spaces in Northward. Public green spaces, including Springwood Park, are especially well-spread out and there are a few of them close by for residents to check out, making it easy to access them. Finally, since there are few pedestrians, this neighbourhood remains relatively quiet; however there can be higher levels of noise for those who are around Highway 85 or the railway line.
Driving is usually the preferred way to get around in Northward. Accessing a place to park is easy, and most homes for sale are a very short car ride from the closest highway, such as Highway 85. In contrast, the public transit service in this neighbourhood is not very frequent. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most houses. There aren't many pedestrians out on the streets of this part of Kitchener, even though running day-to-day errands is easy by walking. The bike is a rather limited means of transportation in this neighbourhood as there is a significant amount of elevation changes, and Northward has a fairly poor cycling infrastructure.
In Northward, many buildings are single detached homes, but large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This part of the city is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. The split between homeowners and renters is about even. A majority of the housing growth in this area happened prior to the 1960s.
Doing one's groceries frequently necessitates the use of a vehicle in Northward. Nonetheless, pharmacies are generally straightforward to access on foot and sell some basic food items. Those who like to eat in restaurants will have a fair number of options, and a limited variety of coffee shops is available as well. Regarding education, it is a reasonably short walk to reach primary schools from anywhere in this part of Kitchener. In contrast, Northward does not have any high schools.