Grand River North real estate guide & listings for sale
Grand River North is a very good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm ambience. This part of Kitchener is very quiet, as the streets are very tranquil. Lastly, public green spaces, like Kolb Greenway and Kolb Park, are especially well-spread out and there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to visit, making it easy to get to them from most locations in Grand River North.
Grand River North is especially car friendly. It is especially convenient to park. On the other hand, commuting by transit can be difficult in Grand River North by reason of the low service level. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and the nearest bus stop is usually a short walk away. Cycling is easy in Grand River North since this area has a good bicycling infrastructure. This part of the city is not very conducive to walking as meeting daily needs is challenging on foot.
The large percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Grand River North is an important part of its character. There is a higher proportion of three bedroom homes in this neighbourhood. Roughly 90% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and the remainder are rented. About one third of homes in this part of Kitchener were built between 1990 and 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
In Grand River North, families will often be able to get to primary schools on foot. However, there are no high schools in this neighbourhood. Regarding eating, property owners in Grand River North will welcome that a grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. There are also a few restaurants and cafes in Grand River North.