McKernan real estate guide & listings for sale
McKernan is a fairly good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed ambience. Parks are very easy to access since there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore. This part of Edmonton is also good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic.
McKernan offers homeowners the choice between different means of transportation. Thanks to McKernan/Belgravia Station on the Capital Line and Metro Line, and a few nearby bus lines, this neighbourhood is quite transit friendly. Walking is also feasible for residents in McKernan; running daily errands is convenient by walking. The bicycle is an excellent means of transportation in this neighbourhood because there are few slopes to challenge cyclists, and McKernan is home to a great bicycling infrastructure.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing around 40% of dwellings in McKernan, while small apartment buildings and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of the city has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. There are equal parts owners and renters living in this area. About 45% of properties in this part of the city were built pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s.
Parents and their children will welcome that no matter where their home is located in this part of the city, daycares and primary schools are nearby. However, there are no high schools in McKernan. With regards to food, it is usually practical for property owners in McKernan to shop for their groceries by walking. Moreover, there are a fair number of choices in close proximity for those who value restaurants and cafes.