Uptown real estate guide & listings for sale
Uptown offers a wide variety of green spaces to enjoy, as well as some areas with a vibrant ambience. Green spaces are easy to reach since there are a few of them nearby for residents to discover. Finally, this neighbourhood has many sections that are very calm and quiet; however other spots can be noisy, especially close to Highway 403.
Uptown offers home buyers the choice between a diversity of means of transportation. Thanks to about 10 nearby bus lines, this part of the city is reasonably transit friendly. Many of the homes for sale in this area are located in areas that are also quite conducive to walking; most daily needs are easy to carry out by walking. Even though cycling is more practical in some areas than others, and the bicycling infrastructure is reasonably extensive, this neighbourhood is not especially bike-friendly as there is a considerable amount of elevation changes.
Around two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while renters make up the remainder. The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this area is an important part of its character. The buildings in this neighbourhood are very new, since around one third of its buildings were built between 1990 and 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s and the 2000s. This part of the city also has a variety of housing sizes; notably, this area is good for those looking for two bedroom homes.
It is especially easy to access the nearest supermarket by walking from most homes for sale in Uptown. Likewise, there are a fair number of opportunities within walking distance for those who value restaurants and cafes. It is also convenient to access a selection of clothing stores on foot. With respect to education, both primary and secondary schools are easy to walk to from most homes for sale in Uptown. However, there are only a limited number of daycares and therefore they can be a rather long walk away.