Rosebank real estate guide & listings for sale
Rosebank offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of Pickering is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several noisier sections, especially closer to the railway line or Highway 401. Lastly, it is easy to get to parks in the neighbourhood and there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out.
The favoured method to move around in this part of Pickering is usually a car. It is especially convenient to park, and it is a short drive to the closest highway from any home in Rosebank. In contrast, commuting by transit can be difficult in this part of Pickering as a result of the service's low frequency. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most properties. This area is not very amenable to cycling as there are very few bike lanes, and cyclists encounter a significant amount of slopes. Rosebank is also not very convenient for those who travel by foot as carrying out daily needs is inconvenient by walking.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Rosebank is an important part of its character. Around one third of properties in this area were built between 1980 and 1990, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy nearly 95% of the properties in Rosebank and 5% are rented.
It is a short walk to get to primary schools from most properties for sale in Rosebank. On the other hand, there are no high schools in this area. Residents benefit from public and private primary schools. With respect to food, in all but a few cases, a car is needed in Rosebank to reach the nearest supermarket. Nevertheless, pharmacies are typically convenient to access on foot and sell some basic food items.