Rosedale real estate guide & listings for sale
Rosedale is a reasonably good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed ambience. It is very easy to get to green spaces, since most properties have one a short walk away and there are a few parks nearby for residents to check out. Most areas in this part of Hamilton are quiet, as the streets are generally tranquil - however noise can be problematic around the railway line or Red Hill Valley Parkway.
Moving around by car is very convenient in Rosedale. It is easy to access a parking spot, and most real estate listings are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Red Hill Valley Parkway. On the other hand, public transit users may find few options in this part of the city by reason of the service's low frequency. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. Biking is convenient in this part of Hamilton because Rosedale boasts a reasonably good cycling infrastructure. However, travelling by foot is not very popular in Rosedale, even though many day-to-day errands can be run without having to use a vehicle.
In Rosedale, the vast majority of buildings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 80% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners whereas the remainder are rented. This neighbourhood experienced its most significant building boom pre-1960, so most of the available homes are from this time period.
The closest supermarket in this part of Hamilton is usually only a rather short walk away. Furthermore, Rosedale is a good place in which to go out to eat. It is also a reasonably short distance to a decent choice of clothing stores. When it comes to education, primary schools and daycares are easy to get to on foot from any location in Rosedale. In contrast, there are no high schools in Rosedale.