Preston Heights real estate guide & listings for sale
Preston Heights offers a broad selection of green spaces to enjoy. It is easy to access parks from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore. It remains relatively quiet in this area, due to the presence of very few people out and about on the streets.
The preferred approach to navigate Preston Heights is very often driving. It is very convenient to park, and most real estate listings are a very short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Highway 401. However, the public transit system in this part of Cambridge is not very convenient. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and the closest bus stop is generally close by. Walking is not very practical for property owners in this area since carrying out daily needs is impractical by walking. Moving around by bicycle is also difficult in this area as there is a significant amount of elevation changes, and Preston Heights is home to a quite poor cycling infrastructure.
The predominant housing types in Preston Heights are single detached homes and townhouses. A majority of the housing growth in this area took place in the 1960s and 1970s. This neighbourhood also has a choice of unit sizes - there is a higher proportion of three bedroom homes in this area. Homeowners occupy about 70% of the properties in Preston Heights while the rest are rented.
In Preston Heights, families will commonly be able to reach primary schools on foot. In contrast, there are no high schools in this part of Cambridge. With regards to eating, some, but not all, home buyers in this area will reside within walking distance of the nearest grocery store. Residents of Preston Heights are served by a few restaurants as well.