Parkhill real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Parkhill is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. There are a few parks close by for residents to check out and they are very well-situated, which makes it very easy to reach them from a lot of locations in the neighbourhood. This area is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are generally peaceful.
Regardless of the mode of transportation, it is easy to get around in this part of the city. Walking is quite practical for home buyers in Parkhill; many daily errands can be run without needing to use a car, and a variety of businesses are close by. In contrast, the bike is a rather limited mode of transportation in this neighbourhood because. Nonetheless, there are few slopes to challenge cyclists. Parkhill is a fairly pleasant part of Calgary for travelling by public transit thanks to a few nearby bus lines. Driving is also a reasonably good mode of transportation in this neighbourhood. It is especially convenient to park.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing roughly 45% of buildings in Parkhill, and the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. This neighbourhood has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy around 70% of the dwellings in Parkhill while the remainder are rented. Roughly one quarter of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed following the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s.
Both primary and secondary schools are convenient to get to on foot from anywhere in this part of the city. In contrast, it can be difficult to access daycares as a pedestrian. As far as eating is concerned, property owners in Parkhill will value that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. Furthermore, there are a good number of options in close proximity for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes. It is also convenient to reach a variety of clothing stores on foot.