Downtown Brampton real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Downtown Brampton. It is very easy to access parks from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood, since there are about 20 of them nearby for residents to relax in, including Old Fairgrounds Park and Duggan Park. This neighbourhood is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are tranquil - although there are still several noisier sections, especially closer to one of the railway lines.
Downtown Brampton will please house buyers that appreciate different methods of transportation. This area is a fairly convenient part of Brampton for getting around by public transit. Train stations, such as the Brampton Station on the Kitchener Line, are not very far from the bulk of homes in the neighbourhood. There are around 10 bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and it is very convenient to find a nearby bus stop from most houses. Most homes for sale in this area are located in areas that are also quite suitable for walking; many daily errands can be run on foot. This part of the city is amenable to bicycling since the cycling network is especially comprehensive.
Roughly half of buildings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Downtown Brampton, and the rest of the houses are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. This neighbourhood has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 55% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and 45% are owners. About one third of properties in this part of the city were built prior to the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s.
It is straightforward to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from any location in Downtown Brampton. Main Street is among the best streets for groceries. Likewise, Downtown Brampton is a good place in which to go out to eat or go to a cafe. Residents have access to a fair number of nearby clothing stores, for example on Queen Street. Regarding education, it is a reasonably short walk to reach daycares and schools from most houses for sale in this area. Parents have the choice between public and private primary schools.