Forest Heights real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Forest Heights is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. It is very easy to access green spaces from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore and reaching the closest park is very easy from most properties for sale. Most areas in this neighbourhood are very quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic.
This part of the city offers home buyers the choice between a diversity of methods of transportation. The best transportation option in Forest Heights is often a car. It is very easy to park. This neighbourhood also features a fairly good public transit system by reason of around 10 nearby bus lines. A majority of the homes for sale in this part of the city are located in areas that are not particularly conducive to those who travel by foot as most day-to-day needs are occasionally difficult to meet without having to resort to a car. However, biking is convenient in this part of Edmonton since the bicycling network is very good.
In Forest Heights, around half of dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and duplexes are also present in the housing stock. Roughly half of homes in this neighbourhood were built prior to the 1960s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s. This part of Edmonton also has a good variety of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 55% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 45% are renters.
It is easy to reach the nearest grocery store on foot from any location in this part of the city. Additionally, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and house buyers benefit from a few cafes as well. With respect to education, in this part of the city, families will typically be able to reach schools and daycares on foot. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.