Pickering Beach real estate guide & listings for sale
Pickering Beach is wonderful for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Public green spaces aren't well-distributed, which makes them very difficult to reach from a lot of locations within the neighbourhood.
Driving is very often the preferred means of transportation in this area. It is very easy to access a parking spot. However, the public transit system in Pickering Beach is not very convenient. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. It is difficult to travel by bicycle in this part of Ajax as there are few bike lanes. Nonetheless, there are not many elevation changes to challenge cyclists. It is also difficult for pedestrians to move around in this neighbourhood as very few common errands can be run on foot.
The homes in this area are very modern, since roughly 40% of its buildings were built following the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s and the 1990s. The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of this neighbourhood is an important part of its character. Roughly 95% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners whereas the remainder are rented. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this part of Ajax.
There are no high schools and no primary schools in Pickering Beach. Furthermore, families may find it difficult for their schoolchildren to access daycares as a pedestrian. In terms of food, a vehicle is generally needed in Pickering Beach to reach the nearest supermarket.