Doon South real estate guide & listings for sale
Doon South offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. It is very easy to access parks from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood, since a large number of properties for sale have one a short walk away. There are approximately 30 green spaces close by for residents to explore, including Topper Woods and Tilt's Bush. This part of Kitchener is also very good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue.
Doon South is very car friendly. It is very convenient to come across a parking spot. However, the public transit network in Doon South is quite poor. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighbourhood. Moving around by bicycle is easy in Doon South as there are a good number of bike lanes. It is very challenging for people walking to navigate this neighbourhood as carrying out day-to-day needs is difficult on foot.
Roughly 95% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 5% are rented. The predominant housing types in this part of Kitchener are single detached homes and townhouses. The buildings in this part of the city are very modern, because the majority of its dwellings were constructed after the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1990s. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this area.
In vast majority cases, a car is required in this neighbourhood to access the closest supermarket. Residents of this part of Kitchener benefit from a few restaurants as well. Regarding education, in Doon South, parents and their schoolchildren will usually be able to get to primary schools by walking. On the other hand, there are no high schools in this area. Residents have the choice between public and private primary schools.