Forest Heights - West real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Forest Heights – West. This area is quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - however noise can be bothersome close to Highway 7. Finally, it is easy to reach public green spaces from most locations in the neighbourhood, since there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to unwind in and numerous houses for sale have a park a short walk away.
Driving is a great medium of transportation in this part of Kitchener. Finding a place to park is quite easy, and many real estate listings are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Highway 7. On the other hand, the public transit system in Forest Heights – West is not very accessible. Thankfully, house owners have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. Forest Heights – West is appropriate for cycling since the cycling infrastructure is good. It is inconvenient for people walking to navigate this neighbourhood since very few daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing most dwellings in Forest Heights – West, and the rest of the properties are mainly townhouses. Most of the housing growth in this neighbourhood happened between 1960 and 1980. Although this part of Kitchener is particularly good for those looking for three bedroom homes. About 85% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners whereas the rest are rented.
In Forest Heights – West, parents and their kids will generally be able to get to primary schools by walking. However, parents and their children may consider it challenging to access high schools as a pedestrian. When it comes to eating, the closest supermarket in Forest Heights – West is usually only a reasonably short walk away. There are also a few opportunities for those who appreciate nearby restaurants.