Highwood real estate guide & listings for sale
Highwood is an excellent neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere. This part of the city is especially quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, green spaces are very well-distributed and there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in, making it very easy to get to them.
Driving is very often the favoured approach to navigate Highwood. It is straightforward to come across a place to park, and most real estate listings are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway. Thanks to a few nearby bus lines, this neighbourhood is also transit friendly. Walking is not particularly practical for house buyers in this part of the city since few day-to-day needs can be carried out without the use of a car. Moving around by bicycle is also difficult in Highwood since. Nonetheless, there are a limited number of elevation changes for cyclists to brave.
Most of the housing growth in Highwood took place pre-1960. In this area, roughly 60% of buildings are single detached homes, and the rest of the properties are mainly duplexes. About two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and one third are renters. This part of the city is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Schools and daycares are convenient to reach on foot from most properties for sale in Highwood. In terms of food, the closest supermarket in this part of the city is usually only a short walk away. Likewise, Highwood is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat or go to a cafe.