Athlone real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Athlone. This part of Edmonton is reasonably quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder sections, especially closer to the railway line. Lastly, a large number of locations in the neighbourhood have good access to green spaces, such as Athlone Park, since there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to discover.
Driving is very often the best method to navigate Athlone. Most real estate listings are a short car ride from the closest highway, and it is straightforward to park. In contrast, residents using public transit may experience limited choices in Athlone due to the low service level. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is linked by around 10 bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is generally very close. Getting around by bicycle is easy in this neighbourhood because there are a limited number of slopes, and this part of Edmonton features a very good cycling infrastructure. Travelling on foot is not especially practical for house buyers in this area as meeting day-to-day needs is at times difficult by walking.
The buildings in this neighbourhood are quite old, because about 45% of its dwellings were constructed prior to the 1960s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s. Single detached homes and townhouses are the main housing type in this neighbourhood. Homeowners occupy about 70% of the properties in Athlone and the rest are rented. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Families will welcome that no matter where their home is located in Athlone, schools and daycares are nearby. As far as food is concerned, it is straightforward to reach the closest supermarket by walking in this part of the city. Residents of Athlone are served by a few restaurants as well.