Orchard real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Orchard. It is easy to reach green spaces, since there are around 10 of them close by for residents to check out and many houses for sale have a park a short walk away. This neighbourhood is very quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic.
Orchard is very car friendly. Coming across a parking spot is quite easy, and it is a rather short car ride to the closest highway from any home in this part of the city. On the other hand, Orchard is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, house owners are served by a few bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. Biking is convenient in this part of the city because this area features a reasonably good bicycling infrastructure. This neighbourhood is not very conducive to walking because very few daily needs can be carried out on foot.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing most dwellings in Orchard, while townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Notably, this area is good for those looking for three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy roughly 90% of the properties in the neighbourhood whereas the rest are rented. A majority of the housing growth in this neighbourhood has taken place following the year 2000.
In Orchard, parents and their children will generally be able to reach primary schools on foot. On the other hand, high schools are not very numerous and thus may require a rather long walk to get to. At the primary level, both public and private schools can be found. Concerning eating, purchasing one's groceries frequently necessitates the use of a car in this neighbourhood. Nevertheless, it is generally a rather short walk to the closest pharmacy, which can supply some basic food items. There are also about 10 restaurants in Orchard.