Aileen-Willowbrook real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Aileen-Willowbrook is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. This area is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are quite peaceful - however noise can be an issue near Highway 407 or the railway line. Lastly, there are a few parks close by for residents to enjoy and they are especially well-spread out, which makes them easy to reach from most locations in the neighbourhood.
Aileen-Willowbrook is especially car friendly. It is a rather short drive to the closest highway, such as Highway 407, from any location in this area, and coming across a place to park is easy. In contrast, getting around by public transit is sometimes difficult in Aileen-Willowbrook. Nevertheless, residents have access to a few bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. It is at times difficult for people walking to get around in Aileen-Willowbrook since few daily needs can be met without the use of a vehicle. This area is also not very appropriate for biking because there is a significant amount of hills, and there are few bike lanes.
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 single detached homes, but large apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. About half of properties in this part of the city were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
It is a reasonably short walk to get to daycares and schools from most properties for sale in Aileen-Willowbrook. Parents are served by public and private secondary schools. Concerning food, getting to the closest supermarket on foot is an option for some, but not all, home buyers in Aileen-Willowbrook. On the other hand, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and there are also a few coffee shops in Aileen-Willowbrook.