Rural Pickering real estate guide & listings for sale
Rural Pickering is reasonably quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder sections, especially close to Highway 407 or the railway line. Parks are sparse, which results in them being very hard to reach from a large number of locations within the neighbourhood.
This neighbourhood is an extremely convenient part of Pickering for travelling by car. Finding a place to park is quite easy. On the other hand, the public transit network in Rural Pickering is not very practical. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines. Many of the houses for sale in this part of the city are located in places that are not very suitable for walking since almost no daily errands can be run without having to resort to a car. Rural Pickering is also not very appropriate for cycling as there are quite a few slopes, and there are very few bike lanes.
In Rural Pickering, the overwhelming majority of dwellings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly townhouses. The buildings in this neighbourhood are quite old, since about 45% of its dwellings were constructed prior to the 1960s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of Pickering offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about three quarters of the properties in the neighbourhood while the remainder are rented.
Primary schools are often a very long walk away, and there are no high schools in Rural Pickering. Additionally, families may consider it very hard to reach daycares as a pedestrian. Regarding food, a car is almost always required in this area to access the nearest supermarket.