Parkwood Gardens real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Parkwood Gardens is exemplified by its calm ambience. There are a few parks close by for residents to visit, making it easy to get to them from most locations in the neighbourhood. This area is quiet overall, as the streets tend to be reasonably tranquil - although that is not the case around the railway line.
The best method to move around in this part of Guelph is usually a car. It is very easy to access a parking spot, and most properties for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway. However, Parkwood Gardens is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most homes. It is difficult for pedestrians to get around in Parkwood Gardens as very few daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.
Around 85% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while renters make up the remainder. Single detached homes and townhouses are the main housing type in this area. The buildings in this neighbourhood are relatively new, because about 30% of its dwellings were built in the 1980s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1990s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
In Parkwood Gardens, parents and their schoolchildren will typically be able to get to primary schools on foot. In contrast, there are no high schools in this part of Guelph. With respect to eating, a supermarket is typically accessible within a rather short walk from any home in Parkwood Gardens. A small variety of restaurants and cafes can be found as well.