Walker Farm real estate guide & listings for sale
Walker Farm offers a wide variety of green spaces to enjoy. There are a few parks nearby for residents to unwind in and they are especially well-situated, making it easy to reach them. Finally, this neighbourhood is an excellent area for those who don't mind a little noise, as traffic during rush hour can occasionally be loud.
The preferred way to get around in Walker Farm is very often driving. Parking is generally easy, and it is a very short car ride to the nearest highway, such as E.C. Row Expressway, from any home in Walker Farm. On the other hand, the public transit system in this part of the city is rather limited. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. Most homes for sale in this area are located in places that are not very conducive to walking since very few daily errands can be run on foot.
The sizeable proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Walker Farm is an important part of its character. This neighbourhood has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 70% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and renters make up the remainder. Around 40% of properties in this neighbourhood were built pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
High schools and primary schools are not very plentiful in Walker Farm, and thus tend to require an extended walk to get to. Furthermore, there are only a very small number of daycares and consequently they can be a very long walk away. With respect to food, purchasing one's groceries very often necessitates the use of a vehicle in this neighbourhood. There are a few restaurants and coffee shops in Walker Farm.