Briardean real estate guide & listings for sale
Briardean is good for those who like quiet surroundings, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several louder sections, especially closer to Highway 401. Green spaces aren't well-distributed, making it occasionally difficult to get to them. Still, residents will be able to access parks in nearby neighbourhoods.
Driving is an excellent medium of transportation in Briardean. It is very easy to find a place to park. On the other hand, the public transit system in Briardean is not very practical. It is very inconvenient for pedestrians to move around in this neighbourhood as very few common errands can be run without needing to use a car. The bike is a rather limited method of transportation in Briardean since the cycling network is quite bad, and bicycle riders encounter a significant amount of elevation changes.
Roughly half of homes in Briardean were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. The housing stock of this part of Cambridge is composed primarily of single detached homes and townhouses. About 90% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and the rest are rented. Notably, this neighbourhood is good for those looking for three bedroom homes.
There are no high schools and no primary schools in Briardean. Moreover, it can be very hard to get to daycares as a pedestrian. As far as food is concerned, property owners in Briardean almost always have to rely on a car to travel to the closest grocery store.