Stanley Park real estate guide & listings for sale
Stanley Park offers a relaxed environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of the city is reasonably quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case closer to Highway 7 or Highway 8. Lastly, it is very easy to access green spaces in the neighbourhood, since there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to discover and the majority of properties for sale have a park that is easy to access.
Driving is a great transportation option in Stanley Park. It is very convenient to access a place to park, and most real estate listings are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 7. However, residents using public transit may find few options in Stanley Park as a result of the infrequent service. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and it is especially convenient to get to a nearby bus stop from most homes. Bicycling is easy in this area as this part of the city features a fairly good bicycling infrastructure. It is sometimes difficult for people travelling on foot to navigate Stanley Park because few daily needs can be met by walking.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing about half of buildings in Stanley Park, and the rest of the houses are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. This part of Kitchener has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy around 60% of the dwellings in Stanley Park and 40% are rented. Most housing in this part of Kitchener was constructed between 1960 and 1980, during its largest building boom.
The nearest supermarket in Stanley Park is usually only a rather short walk away. Likewise, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and a small number of cafes is available as well. As far as education is concerned, it is a reasonably short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from any location in this neighbourhood. On the other hand, daycares are not very numerous and thus not always within walking distance.