Dorset Park real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a calm ambience will enjoy Dorset Park. This neighbourhood is very quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Finally, there are a few parks nearby for residents to unwind in, which makes them easy to reach.
The favoured approach to move around in Dorset Park is very often a car. The majority of real estate listings are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway, and it is straightforward to find a parking spot. However, getting around by public transit is very difficult in Dorset Park. This area is not very amenable to cycling as there are few bike lanes, and there are a good number of elevation changes for cyclists to brave. Walking is also not particularly convenient for residents in Dorset Park as few day-to-day errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.
Large apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing about one third of buildings in Dorset Park, whereas the rest are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. This area is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. About two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while renters make up the remainder. Roughly 45% of homes in this area were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1990s.
Parents and their children will find that wherever their house is situated in Dorset Park, primary schools and daycares are close by. On the other hand, there are no high schools in this part of the town. Families are served by public and private primary schools. Regarding food, house buyers in Dorset Park will welcome that a grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who care about close by restaurants and cafes.