Spruce Avenue real estate guide & listings for sale
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Spruce Avenue, despite its sometimes busy ambience. The majority of locations in the neighbourhood have good access to green spaces, like Spruce Avenue Park, since getting to the closest one from a large number of homes is easy and there are a few parks nearby for residents to unwind in. As there are few pedestrians, this part of Edmonton remains relatively quiet; however.
Spruce Avenue enables homeowners to get around by various methods of transportation. With approximately 20 nearby bus lines, the public transit network in this part of the city is reasonably good. Travelling on foot is also quite convenient for home buyers in Spruce Avenue; many daily needs can be met by walking, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Biking is convenient in this area because there are a limited number of slopes, and the bicycling infrastructure is very extensive.
A majority of the houses available in the housing market in Spruce Avenue were built before the 1960s, when most of the housing growth took place. Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing roughly 55% of dwellings in this part of the city, and the rest of the properties are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. Around 60% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home while the rest are owners. This area also has a good variety of housing sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
The nearest supermarket in Spruce Avenue is usually only a short walk away. Moreover, there is generally a restaurant or cafe just around the corner, for example on 118th Avenue Northwest. Home buyers benefit from a good number of clothing stores within walking distance. Regarding education, schools and daycares are very easy to walk to from any location in Spruce Avenue. Parents have the choice between public and private high schools.