Dunbarton real estate guide & listings for sale
Dunbarton offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of Pickering is quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - however noise can be problematic near the railway line or Highway 401. Lastly, although Dunbarton does not contain any public green spaces, parks are very well-situated in nearby neighbourhoods, resulting in them being easy to get to from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood.
The best means of transportation in Dunbarton is usually a car. Parking is quite easy, and the majority of real estate listings are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 401. However, this area is not especially transit friendly. Thankfully, property owners benefit from about 10 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally just around the corner. This neighbourhood is not very bike-friendly because bicycling is made arduous by the typically sloping area, and the bicycling infrastructure is not very well-developed. Walking is also not very feasible for property owners in Dunbarton as meeting daily needs is sometimes challenging on foot.
The housing stock of Dunbarton is composed predominantly of single detached homes and townhouses. Although this area is especially good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes. Nearly 90% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and the remainder are rented. About 30% of homes in this neighbourhood were constructed in the 1980s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s.
Home buyers in Dunbarton commonly have to rely on a car to access the closest supermarket. Nevertheless, pharmacies are generally convenient to reach on foot and provide some staple foods. There are also a limited number of options for those who value restaurants within walking distance. As far as education is concerned, in this neighbourhood, families will commonly be able to access primary schools by walking. However, Dunbarton does not have any high schools.