University real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy University. This area is fairly good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are generally peaceful. Finally, parks are especially well-situated and there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out, which makes it easy to access them from the majority of locations within University.
The car is usually the favoured way to move around in University. It is very easy to find a place to park, and many houses for sale are a rather short drive from the closest highway. However, travelling by public transit is at times difficult in this area. Thankfully, there are about 10 bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is generally just around the corner. University is not particularly conducive to walking because few common errands can be run without the use of a car.
Townhouses are the most common housing type, representing most dwellings in University, and the remaining properties are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This part of Guelph is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 85% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and 15% are owners. About half of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s.
Parents and their children will appreciate that no matter where their home is situated in this part of the city, both primary and secondary schools are close by. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. In contrast, there are only a limited number of daycares and thus they can be a long walk away. Regarding food, it is typically an option for property owners in this area to do their groceries by walking. Furthermore, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe just around the corner.