Strathcona Park real estate guide & listings for sale
Strathcona Park offers a calm environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of Kingston is fairly good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Finally, public green spaces are especially well-distributed and there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to relax in, which makes it easy to reach them.
Driving is a great medium of transportation in this part of the city. It is especially convenient to find a place to park, and it is a rather short car ride to the closest highway from any home in this part of Kingston. However, commuting by transit can be challenging in Strathcona Park due to the low service level. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. It is sometimes difficult for pedestrians to navigate Strathcona Park as few common errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle.
Around three quarters of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while renters make up the remainder. The housing stock of this neighbourhood is composed predominantly of single detached homes and townhouses. About half of properties in this area were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This neighbourhood offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
It is often possible for house buyers in this part of the city to shop for their groceries by walking. Likewise, a restaurant is often just around the corner. In terms of education, families will appreciate that no matter where their house is located in Strathcona Park, primary schools are nearby. In contrast, parents may find it challenging for their children to reach high schools as a pedestrian. Families benefit from public and private primary schools.