Rockway real estate guide & listings for sale
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Rockway. Green spaces are very well-distributed and there are a few of them close by for residents to relax in, making it very easy to access them. Thanks to the presence of few pedestrians, this part of the city is relatively quiet; however those who are around Highway 8, Highway 7 or the railway line may experience higher levels of noise.
The favoured way to navigate Rockway is usually driving. It is very easy to access a place to park, and many real estate listings are a very short car ride from the closest highway, such as Highway 8. However, residents using public transit may find few choices in Rockway due to the infrequent service. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are typically nearby. Rockway is not very amenable to biking because the cycling infrastructure is not very comprehensive, and cyclists encounter quite a few hills. Travelling by foot in Rockway is also not very popular, despite the fact that most day-to-day needs are easy to carry out without the use of a vehicle.
Rockway experienced its most significant construction boom pre-1960, so most of the available housing is from this era. In this neighbourhood, many dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. Around 60% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 40% are rented. This part of Kitchener is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
It is generally practical for home buyers in Rockway to shop for their groceries on foot. In addition, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner. Property owners benefit from a fair number of nearby clothing stores. Regarding education, both primary and secondary schools are very easy to walk to from most houses for sale in this part of the city. On the other hand, there are only a few daycares and thus they can be a long walk away.