Brampton real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Brampton is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. There are over 600 parks nearby for residents to visit, including Claireville Conservation Area and Gore Meadows Community Park - West, which makes them easy to reach. This part of the Greater Toronto metropolitan area is also good for those who like quiet surroundings, as the streets are generally calm - however noise can be problematic near Highway 410, Highway 401 or one of the railway lines.
Moving around by car is straightforward in Brampton. Parking is easy. On the other hand, public transit riders may find limited choices in Brampton by reason of the low service level. Nonetheless, there is the Mount Pleasant Station, Brampton Station and Bramalea Station on the Kitchener Line. Homeowners benefit from over 50 bus lines, and bus stops are typically nearby. Bicycling is easy in Brampton because the cycling infrastructure is quite comprehensive. This city is not especially well-suited for those who travel by foot as most daily needs are sometimes difficult to carry out on foot.
Roughly half of dwellings are single detached homes, making it easy to find detached homes in Brampton, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This city is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Roughly 80% of the dwellings in the city are occupied by homeowners and 20% are rented. About 45% of homes in this part of the Greater Toronto metropolitan area were constructed after the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
In Brampton, parents and their kids will generally be able to access primary schools on foot. However, there are only a limited number of high schools and thus they can be a long walk away. Residents have the option of public and private schools at both the primary and secondary school level. As far as food is concerned, it is convenient to access the closest grocery store on foot in Brampton. There are over 350 supermarkets in this part of the Greater Toronto metropolitan area, and the best variety can be found on streets like Main Street. A small selection of restaurants and cafes is available as well.