Rougemount real estate guide & listings for sale
Rougemount is a reasonably good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced ambience. This part of the city is quiet overall, as the streets are tranquil - although that is not the case closer to the railway line or Highway 401. Lastly, accessing green spaces in the neighbourhood, including Rouge Park, is very easy since there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore.
Cars are a great transportation option in this neighbourhood. Many real estate listings are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Highway 401, and it is very convenient to come across a parking spot. However, getting around by public transit is sometimes difficult in Rougemount. Thankfully, homeowners have access to a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is usually just around the corner. Bicycling is challenging in this neighbourhood as Rougemount is home to a quite bad cycling infrastructure, and there are quite a few slopes. Nonetheless, biking is better in certain sectors than others. It is also impractical for people travelling on foot to move around in Rougemount because very few common errands can be run without the use of a car.
Single detached homes and townhouses are the main housing type in Rougemount. Around 45% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed in the 1980s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1990s. This part of Pickering is especially good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes. About 90% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 10% are renters.
Families will value that wherever their property is situated in Rougemount, daycares and primary schools are nearby. However, there are no high schools in Rougemount. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. When it comes to eating, in the majority of cases, a car is needed to do groceries. Nevertheless, pharmacies are typically easy to access on foot and supply some staple foods. A small number of restaurants and coffee shops are available as well.