Rouge real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Rouge is exemplified by its calm ambience. Most areas in this part of the city are reasonably quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several noisier sections, especially near Highway 401 or one of the railway lines. Lastly, the greenery in this part of Toronto is reasonably prominent as the tree canopy coverage for a lot of streets is good. There are over 50 parks nearby for residents to unwind in, such as Bob Hunter Park and Rouge Beach Park, which makes it very easy to reach them.
The car is usually the preferred approach to navigate Rouge. Parking is quite easy, and many homes for sale are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 2A. In contrast, the public transit service in this part of the city is not especially frequent. Nonetheless, residents can depend on the Rouge Hill Station with access to the Lakeshore East Line. House owners benefit from about 20 bus lines, and it is convenient to find a nearby bus stop from most properties. Rouge is not very suitable for those who travel by foot as common errands are inconvenient to run without the use of a vehicle. The bicycle is a rather poor method of transportation in Rouge because the cycling infrastructure is not very extensive, and there is a considerable amount of elevation changes.
Roughly one third of properties in Rouge were constructed following the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing many buildings in this neighbourhood, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly townhouses. Homeowners occupy around 85% of the units in Rouge while the rest are rented. This part of Toronto offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
Families will welcome that no matter where their property is situated in Rouge, primary schools are nearby. On the other hand, families may consider it difficult to get to high schools as a pedestrian. Parents are served by public and private elementary schools. When it comes to eating, it is convenient to get to the nearest grocery store on foot in Rouge. Residents can enjoy over 50 restaurants and coffee shops as well.