Victoria Highlands real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Victoria Highlands. The noise levels in this part of Cambridge are very low, as the streets are generally very tranquil. Finally, it is easy to reach green spaces from a large number of locations in the neighbourhood, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in, like Dickson Park and Victoria Park.
Moving around by car is easy in Victoria Highlands. It is very convenient to park. On the other hand, Victoria Highlands is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most houses. Walking is not especially practical for home buyers in this area as very few common errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle. The bicycle is a rather poor means of transportation in Victoria Highlands as bike riders are faced with quite a few slopes, and there are a limited number of bike lanes.
In Victoria Highlands, around two thirds of buildings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This area also has a good selection of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy around three quarters of the units in Victoria Highlands and the remainder are rented. The homes in this neighbourhood are quite old, since about half of its dwellings were built before the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s.
Home buyers in this neighbourhood will welcome that a grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. A limited number of restaurants and coffee shops are available as well. When it comes to education, families will welcome the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from the majority of houses for sale in Victoria Highlands. On the other hand, it can be challenging to access daycares as a pedestrian.