Renfrew-Collingwood real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Renfrew-Collingwood is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. There are approximately 10 public green spaces nearby for residents to visit, making them very easy to access. Most areas in this neighbourhood are quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several louder sections, especially near Trans-Canada Highway or the railway line.
Renfrew-Collingwood will draw homeowners that value different means of transportation. With a multitude of nearby rapid transit stations with access to the Expo Line and Millenium Line, and around 10 nearby bus lines, Renfrew-Collingwood is home to a very good public transit infrastructure. Physically active house buyers will also welcome the quite pedestrian-friendly nature of this area; many common errands can be run on foot. The bicycle is a good method of transportation in this area as Renfrew-Collingwood features a very good cycling infrastructure.
Roughly 40% of dwellings are duplexes, making it easy to find duplexes in Renfrew-Collingwood, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and single detached homes. About one quarter of properties in this area were constructed following the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around 60% of the properties in Renfrew-Collingwood whereas the rest are rented.
Parents and their children will value that wherever their house is located in this neighbourhood, schools and daycares are close by. Besides public schools, there are private primary and secondary schools. Concerning food, both general and specialty grocery stores are typically accessible within a short walk from most properties for sale in this part of the city. Furthermore, there are a good number of opportunities for those who value nearby restaurants and cafes. It is also easy to reach a selection of clothing stores on foot.