Rideau Heights real estate guide & listings for sale
Rideau Heights offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. It is easy to get to parks from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood since there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to visit. This part of the city is also quiet, as the streets are generally calm - however noise can be problematic around the railway line.
Cars are a great medium of transportation in Rideau Heights. Parking is quite easy, and the majority of houses for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway. However, Rideau Heights is not an especially convenient part of Kingston for moving around by public transit. Thankfully, residents benefit from a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most homes. Rideau Heights is not very convenient for walking since very few daily errands can be run on foot.
In Rideau Heights, around 30% of buildings are townhouses, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and single detached homes. This area offers mainly three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Renters occupy roughly 70% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood while the rest are occupied by owners. About 45% of homes in this area were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
The closest grocery store in this neighbourhood is typically only a rather short walk away. There are also approximately 20 restaurants and coffee shops in Rideau Heights. When it comes to education, it is a rather short walk to access primary schools from most homes for sale in this neighbourhood. However, this neighbourhood does not contain any high schools.