Rougemount real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a relaxed environment will enjoy Rougemount. It is very easy to get to parks in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit. This area is also quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - however some parts can be quite loud, especially around Highway 401 or the railway line.
Cars are a great transportation option in this area. The majority of real estate listings are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 401, and parking is generally easy. On the other hand, this part of the city is not especially transit friendly. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are usually nearby. Commuting by bicycle is challenging in Rougemount because cyclists are faced with a considerable amount of hills, and there are very few bike lanes. Nevertheless, some bike-friendly areas can be found. It is also inconvenient for people travelling on foot to navigate Rougemount because carrying out daily needs is impractical on foot.
Single detached homes and townhouses are the main housing type in Rougemount. This area is particularly good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 90% of the units in Rougemount whereas the remainder are rented. Roughly 45% of homes in this part of Pickering were constructed between 1980 and 1990, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1990s.
It is a reasonably short walk to access primary schools and daycares from any location in Rougemount. In contrast, there are no high schools in this part of Pickering. Parents are served by public and private primary schools. Regarding eating, it is rarely an option for house buyers in Rougemount to travel to the closest grocery store by walking. Nevertheless, reaching the nearest pharmacy and accordingly some staple foods is generally easy. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who care about restaurants and cafes within walking distance.