Village East real estate guide & listings for sale
As there are few people out and about on the streets, Village East is relatively quiet; however those who are around Highway 401 may experience higher levels of noise. Parks aren't well-spread out, making them very difficult to reach.
The preferred transportation option in this part of Pickering is usually a car. Many real estate listings are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Highway 401, and it is straightforward to access a place to park. On the other hand, the public transit network in Village East is not especially convenient. Nonetheless, property owners are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby. This part of the city is not very bike-friendly since the cycling infrastructure is quite poor, and there are a good number of hills for cyclists to brave. It is also occasionally challenging for pedestrians to move around in Village East as carrying out daily needs is sometimes difficult.
Roughly 85% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. In this area, about 40% of dwellings are townhouses, while large apartment buildings and single detached homes are the main housing types in the rest of the housing stock. Roughly 30% of properties in this part of Pickering were built between 1980 and 1990, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1990s. This area is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Families will welcome that wherever their house is located in this part of the city, primary schools are close by. However, there are no high schools in this neighbourhood. Regarding food, it is very often an option for house buyers in this neighbourhood to buy their groceries on foot. In addition, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and residents can enjoy a few cafes as well.