Beechwood real estate guide & listings for sale
Beechwood offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. Parks are very well-distributed and there are a few of them close by for residents to visit, which makes them easy to reach. This neighbourhood is also good for those who need quiet areas, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic.
Driving is usually the preferred transportation option in this part of Waterloo. Coming across a place to park is quite easy. On the other hand, the public transit network in Beechwood is rather poor. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and the closest bus stop is usually very close. Cycling is easy in this part of Waterloo as the cycling infrastructure is reasonably extensive. Travelling on foot is not especially convenient for house buyers in Beechwood as few daily errands can be run without needing to use a vehicle.
In Beechwood, the majority of dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of Waterloo has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while the remainder are renters. Most homes in this neighbourhood were constructed between 1960 and 1980, during its largest construction boom.
Primary schools are easy to reach on foot from anywhere in Beechwood. However, there are no high schools in Beechwood. As far as eating is concerned, the closest supermarket in this neighbourhood is typically only a reasonably short walk away. Moreover, a restaurant is often just around the corner.