Victoria North real estate guide & listings for sale
Victoria North offers a wide variety of green spaces to enjoy. There are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to explore, like Stanley Park Optimist Natural Area, and they are especially well-distributed, which makes them easy to get to from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood. This part of the city is relatively quiet, since there are very few people out and about on the streets.
The best approach to get around in Victoria North is usually a car. Many real estate listings are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 85, and accessing a parking spot is quite easy. In contrast, residents using public transit may have limited options in Victoria North due to the low service level. Thankfully, homeowners have access to a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is usually very close. A majority of the houses for sale in this part of Kitchener are located in places that are not very suitable for those who travel by foot because running common errands is inconvenient on foot. Despite the fact that some enjoyable sectors for bicycling can be found, it is also at times difficult to move around by bike in Victoria North as there are quite a few slopes, and the cycling infrastructure is not particularly well-developed.
Around 55% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters while the remainder are occupied by owners. In this neighbourhood, about half of dwellings are small apartment buildings, while the rest are mainly single detached homes. A majority of the housing growth in this area took place prior to the 1960s. This area is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes.
Victoria North does not have any high schools or primary schools. Likewise, daycares are not plentiful and therefore tend to require a very long walk to get to. With respect to food, it is often possible for property owners in this part of Kitchener to shop for their groceries on foot. Residents are served by about 10 restaurants and cafes as well.