Kingston real estate guide & listings for sale
Kingston is reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several louder areas, especially close to Highway 401, the railway line or the airport (YGK). Parks are sparse, which makes them sometimes difficult to reach. Still, there are over 200 green spaces close by for residents to discover.
Cars are an excellent means of transportation in Kingston. It is very easy to access a parking spot. In contrast, commuting by public transit is difficult in Kingston. Thankfully, residents benefit from around 20 bus lines. It is inconvenient for people travelling on foot to navigate this city because running common errands is challenging.
In Kingston, roughly half of dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. About 30% of homes in this city were built between 1960 and 1980, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This city has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy around 60% of the units in Kingston and renters occupy the remainder.
Some house buyers in this city may be able to travel to one of over 50 grocery stores on foot, while others will have to use a vehicle. There are also a few choices for those who appreciate nearby restaurants and cafes. With respect to education, there are only a few high schools and primary schools in Kingston and thus they can be an extended walk away. Moreover, it can be difficult to get to daycares as a pedestrian. Apart from public schools, there are private primary and secondary schools.