King East real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of King East is exemplified by its relaxed environment. This area is quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Finally, green spaces are very well-distributed and there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out, resulting in them being very easy to access from many locations within the neighbourhood.
A majority of the houses for sale in this part of the city are located in places that are reasonably well-suited for walking; meeting day-to-day needs is easy. Commuting by bicycle is also convenient in King East as the cycling infrastructure is quite extensive. The public transit system in King East is somewhat poor. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally just around the corner. However, cars are a very good transportation option in this part of Kitchener. It is a short car ride to the nearest highway from anywhere in King East, and it is convenient to find a place to park.
A majority of the housing growth in King East occurred prior to the 1960s. The majority of the housing stock of this part of Kitchener consists of small apartment buildings and single detached homes, and the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and duplexes. The proportions of renters and homeowners are about even. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
The nearest supermarket in this area is typically only a reasonably short walk away. Furthermore, there is generally a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. Property owners can find a good number of clothing stores within walking distance. With regards to education, it is a rather short walk to get to schools and daycares from most houses for sale in King East.