Highland West real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Highland West is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. This part of the city is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are generally calm. Lastly, the majority of locations in the neighbourhood have fairly good access to parks, including Eastforest Park and Sandrock Greenway, since a large number of houses for sale have one a short walk away and there are approximately 10 public green spaces nearby for residents to explore.
Commuting by car is very convenient in this part of Kitchener. It is straightforward to park. In contrast, this part of Kitchener is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, homeowners are served by a few bus lines, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. Highland West is quite appropriate for biking as the cycling network is great. Many of the houses for sale in this part of Kitchener are located in areas that are not especially suitable for walking since few daily needs can be met without the use of a vehicle.
In Highland West, about two thirds of buildings are single detached homes, and the remaining homes are mainly townhouses. There is a higher proportion of three bedroom homes in this neighbourhood. Homeowners occupy around 80% of the properties in Highland West whereas the remainder are rented. The homes in this neighbourhood are very modern, since around 45% of its dwellings were built after the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s and the 1990s.
The nearest grocery store in this part of Kitchener is typically only a rather short walk away. There are also about 10 restaurants and cafes in this area. With respect to education, it is a rather short walk to reach primary schools from any location in Highland West. However, it can be difficult to reach high schools on foot. Families are served by public and private primary schools.