Central Frederick real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Central Frederick is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. This part of the city is quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case close to Highway 85, Highway 7 or the railway line. Finally, it is easy to get to green spaces since there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit.
Many of the houses for sale in this neighbourhood are located in places that are reasonably well-suited for those who travel by foot; running daily errands is easy by walking. In contrast, getting around by bicycle is difficult in this area since the cycling infrastructure is quite bad, and cyclists are faced with quite a few hills. This area is very car friendly. The majority of properties for sale are a very short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 7, and finding a parking spot is quite easy. In contrast, commuting by transit can be sometimes challenging in Central Frederick due to the low service level. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing roughly half of dwellings in Central Frederick, and the rest of the houses are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes. Most homes in this part of Kitchener were built pre-1960, during its most significant construction boom. This neighbourhood also has a good variety of housing size options - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 40% are renters.
Property owners in this part of Kitchener will value that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Furthermore, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. It is also easy to get to a number of clothing stores on foot. With regards to education, daycares and schools are convenient to walk to from most homes for sale in this part of the city.