Summerlea real estate guide & listings for sale
Summerlea is a reasonably good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a calm atmosphere. The noise levels in this part of the city are quite low, as the streets are generally tranquil. Lastly, the majority of locations within the neighbourhood have reasonably good access to green spaces, like Summerlea Park, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore.
Physically active property owners will value the quite pedestrian-friendly character of Summerlea; many daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. Summerlea is also conducive to biking because cyclists do not face serious slopes, and the cycling infrastructure is reasonably good. Driving is an excellent transportation option in this neighbourhood. Nearby highways are very easy to access from any home in this part of Edmonton, and it is very convenient to park. However, public transit riders may have few options in this neighbourhood by reason of the infrequent service. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is served by over 50 bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is usually just around the corner.
In Summerlea, the majority of buildings are small apartment buildings, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. This neighbourhood has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy about 60% of the units in Summerlea while the rest are rented. This part of Edmonton did not experience a single construction boom; the construction of new homes in Summerlea was spread throughout several decades in recent history.
It is a rather short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from any location in Summerlea. However, families may find it difficult for their kids to get to daycares as a pedestrian. Regarding food, it is very often possible for house buyers in Summerlea to buy their groceries on foot. Moreover, a restaurant is generally just around the corner, and a limited variety of cafes can be found as well. It is also a short distance to a very good variety of clothing stores.