Columbia real estate guide & listings for sale

The character of Columbia is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. The noise levels in this part of the city are low, as the streets are usually reasonably tranquil - although that is not the case closer to the railway line. Finally, although Columbia does not contain any parks, parks are well-distributed in nearby neighbourhoods, making it easy to get to them.

Transportation

Most homes for sale in this part of Waterloo are located in places that are quite convenient for those who travel by foot; many common errands can be run without having to use a vehicle. On the other hand, Columbia is not particularly conducive to cycling as there are a fair number of slopes for cyclists to brave, and there are a limited number of bike lanes. The preferred method to get around in Columbia is very often a car. It is very convenient to come across a parking spot, and it is a reasonably short drive to the closest highway from any home in this part of the city. However, public transit riders may experience limited options in this neighbourhood as a result of the low service level. Nonetheless, homeowners are served by approximately 10 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is usually just around the corner.

Housing

Around 40% of buildings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Columbia, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. Around 40% of homes in this area were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s and the 2000s. This part of Waterloo has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 85% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home while the remainder are owners.

Services

A grocery store is generally reachable within a short walk from any location in Columbia. Additionally, there are a fair number of opportunities for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. It is also a rather short distance to a good choice of clothing stores. In terms of education, both primary and secondary schools are easy to get to on foot from anywhere in this part of the city. Parents can choose between public and private secondary schools. In contrast, daycares are not especially numerous and thus may require a long walk to get to.

Neighbourhood Listings

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REALTY EXECUTIVES COMPLETE PROPERTIES INC.
MLS® #: 30799621
NEW

$550,000

11 - 54 BLUE SPRINGS DR, Waterloo, ON, N2J 4M4

2 bed|3 bath|N/A sqft|condo
Chrissie Kuo, RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc
MLS® #: N/A
NEWEXCLUSIVE

$348,000

711 - 246 LESTER ST, Waterloo, ON, N2L 0H1

1 bed|1 bath|631 sqft|condo
PURPLEBRICKS
MLS® #: X4731610
NEW

$355,000

N1103 - 330 PHILLIP ST, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3W9

2 bed|1 bath|N/A sqft|condo
PURPLEBRICKS
MLS® #: X4731541
NEW

$357,000

N709 - 330 PHILLIP ST, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3W9

2 bed|1 bath|N/A sqft|condo
CITYSCAPE REAL ESTATE LTD.
MLS® #: X4730854
NEW

$384,888

614 - 251 HEMLOCK ST, Waterloo, ON, N2L 0H2

2 bed|2 bath|N/A sqft|condo
THEEPAN BALASUBRAMANIAM, RE/MAX Royal Properties Realty, Ltd
MLS® #: X4726483
UPDATED

$349,000

214 - 330 PHILLIP ST, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3W9

1 bed|1 bath|N/A sqft|condo
NANDA KANDASAMY, RE/MAX Ace Realty Inc.
MLS® #: X4723350

$474,900

232 - 330 PHILLIP ST, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3W9

2 + 1 bed|2 bath|N/A sqft|condo
RIGHT AT HOME REALTY INC.
MLS® #: X4721130

$325,000

155 - 258 A SUNVIEW ST, Waterloo, ON, N2L 0H6

1 bed|1 bath|N/A sqft|condo
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