Onward Willow real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed environment will enjoy Onward Willow. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as the streets tend to be calm - although there are still several noisier areas, especially near the railway line. Finally, most locations within the neighbourhood have reasonably good access to public green spaces, including Norm Jary Park, since there are a few of them close by for residents to check out.
Onward Willow is an extraordinarily good part of Guelph for travelling by car. It is convenient to park, and many real estate listings are a short drive from the nearest highway. In contrast, the public transit system in this area is somewhat poor. Nevertheless, property owners are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most homes. Most houses for sale in this part of Guelph are located in areas that are not particularly suitable for those who travel by foot as few common errands can be run without the use of a car.
About one third of dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Onward Willow, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. This part of the city is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Around 55% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters and 45% are occupied by owners. Roughly half of properties in this neighbourhood were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
The nearest supermarket in this area is typically only a reasonably short walk away. In addition, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of opportunities, and residents can enjoy a few cafes as well. It is also a rather short distance to a good variety of clothing stores. Concerning education, both primary and secondary schools are easy to reach on foot from anywhere in this part of Guelph. Residents can choose between public and private primary schools. On the other hand, parents and their kids may find it challenging to access daycares on foot.