King Edward real estate guide & listings for sale
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in King Edward. Public green spaces, including St. James Memorial Sports Park, are especially well-distributed and there are a few of them close by for residents to unwind in, which makes them very easy to get to from most locations in this part of the city. Lastly, thanks to the presence of few people out and about on the streets, this area is relatively quiet, although.
This part of Winnipeg will attract active home buyers since it is quite well-suited for walking, although common errands are sometimes difficult to run without having to resort to a vehicle. The public transit system in this part of the city is not particularly convenient. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby. On the other hand, King Edward is especially car friendly. Finding a place to park is generally easy, and it is a short car ride to the nearest highway from any home in this neighbourhood.
The substantial percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of King Edward is an important part of its character. Most of the housing growth in this neighbourhood took place pre-1960. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around three quarters of the dwellings in King Edward whereas renters occupy the remainder.
It is very easy to access the closest supermarket on foot from any home in this area. Likewise, those who are fond of dining in restaurants or cafes will have a good number of options in King Edward, for example along Portage Avenue. It is also easy to access a variety of clothing stores on foot. As far as education is concerned, in this neighbourhood, families will usually be able to get to daycares and schools on foot.