Old Milton real estate guide & listings for sale
Old Milton is a fairly good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed environment. This area is reasonably quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several louder sections, especially closer to the railway line. Lastly, there are a few parks nearby for residents to visit and they are especially well-located, which makes them easy to reach.
Physically active house buyers will welcome the reasonably pedestrian-friendly nature of this part of Milton; many common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. However, it is difficult to move around by bicycle in Old Milton because the cycling infrastructure is not very well-developed, and cyclists are faced with a significant amount of elevation changes. Old Milton is very car friendly. Many real estate listings are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway, and it is very convenient to come across a parking spot. In contrast, public transit users may experience very few options in this area due to the service's low frequency. Nonetheless, homeowners can rely on the Milton Station on the Milton Line. There are a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally a short walk away.
Over half of the housing stock of Old Milton consists of single detached homes and large apartment buildings, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. About 40% of properties in this neighbourhood were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This area offers mainly three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Roughly 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas the rest are renters.
In this part of the town, parents and their children will usually be able to access daycares and schools on foot. When it comes to food, the closest grocery store in Old Milton is typically only a very short walk away. Moreover, there is often a restaurant or cafe just around the corner.