Preston Heights real estate guide & listings for sale
Preston Heights offers an extensive selection of green spaces to enjoy. There are a few public green spaces close by for residents to visit and they are very well-distributed, which makes it easy to access them. Due to the presence of very few pedestrians, this neighbourhood is relatively quiet.
Preston Heights is especially car friendly. Parking is quite easy, and many homes for sale are a very short drive from the closest highway, such as Highway 401. However, this area is not a very pleasant part of Cambridge for moving around by public transit. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is served by a few bus lines, and it is easy to find a nearby bus stop from most homes. Walking is not very feasible for house buyers in this part of the city because running common errands is inconvenient. The bicycle is a rather poor method of transportation in Preston Heights as riding is made strenuous by the often hilly terrain, and the cycling infrastructure is quite bad.
Homeowners occupy roughly 70% of the properties in Preston Heights while renters occupy the remainder. The predominant housing types in this neighbourhood are single detached homes and townhouses. Most of the properties in this part of Cambridge were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This area offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Accessing the nearest supermarket on foot is possible for some, but not all, property owners in Preston Heights. There are also a few choices for those who care about restaurants within walking distance. With regards to education, primary schools are convenient to walk to from most houses for sale in this neighbourhood. In contrast, there are no high schools in Preston Heights.