Old Milton real estate guide & listings for sale
Old Milton offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of the town is quiet, as the streets are generally reasonably tranquil - although there are still several louder sections, especially near the railway line. Lastly, it is easy to get to parks since there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in.
This neighbourhood will attract physically active people since it is suitable for walking; meeting daily needs is easy. On the other hand, the bike is a rather limited mode of transportation in this neighbourhood as the bicycling infrastructure is not very well-developed, and there are quite a few elevation changes. Getting around by public transit is very difficult in this neighbourhood. Nonetheless, house owners benefit from the Milton Station with access to the Milton Line. Homeowners benefit from a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is generally a short walk away. On the other hand, the car is usually the favoured method to navigate Old Milton. Many properties for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, and finding a place to park is easy.
Over half of the housing stock of Old Milton is made up of single detached homes and large apartment buildings, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. Roughly 40% of properties in this part of the town were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This neighbourhood offers mainly three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Around 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 40% are renters.
It is very often an option for home buyers in this neighbourhood to do grocery shopping on foot. Moreover, there are a fair number of options for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. With regards to education, in this area, parents and their kids will typically be able to get to daycares and schools by walking.