Clarington real estate guide & listings for sale
Clarington is fairly good for those who need quiet areas, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite loud, especially close to Highway 115, Highway 401 or one of the railway lines.
Driving is a great transportation option in Clarington. It is very convenient to park. On the other hand, Clarington is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, there are around 10 bus lines crossing the municipality. Travelling on foot is not very practical for home buyers in Clarington as meeting daily needs is very impractical by walking.
Around 90% of the properties in the municipality are occupied by homeowners whereas the remainder are rented. The substantial percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of this municipality is an important part of its character. Roughly 30% of properties in this part of the Oshawa metropolitan area were built following the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This municipality is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
High schools and primary schools are not numerous in Clarington, and therefore not always within walking distance. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. Likewise, it can be very difficult to reach daycares on foot. As far as eating is concerned, home buyers in Clarington almost always have to turn to a car to travel to one of approximately 20 supermarkets.