Pioneer Tower West real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed ambience will enjoy Pioneer Tower West. This area is quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case close to Highway 401 or Highway 8. Finally, there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to explore, like Pioneer Tower Natural Area and Grca Lands, which makes it easy to get to them.
The preferred transportation option in this part of the city is very often driving. It is very convenient to find a place to park, and nearby highways, such as Highway 8, are very easy to access from any home in Pioneer Tower West. On the other hand, the public transit network in this area is quite bad. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighbourhood. Walking is not very practical for residents in Pioneer Tower West because very few day-to-day needs can be carried out without having to use a car. Although biking is more feasible in certain sectors than others, and the bicycling network is reasonably good, Pioneer Tower West is also not especially cycling-friendly as riding is made strenuous by the often hilly area.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing around 90% of dwellings in Pioneer Tower West, while townhouses are the main alternative in the housing stock. A majority of the housing growth in this part of Kitchener has taken place following the year 2000. This area is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Roughly 95% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 5% are renters.
There are no high schools and no primary schools in Pioneer Tower West. Likewise, parents may find it very difficult for their children to access daycares as a pedestrian. With regards to eating, some, but not all, house buyers in this part of Kitchener will live within walking distance of the nearest grocery store. Residents of Pioneer Tower West benefit from a few restaurants as well.