Mile Square real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Mile Square is exemplified by its calm ambience. Parks are very well-situated and there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in, making it easy to access them from most locations within this area. This part of Kingston is also fairly good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as the streets tend to be reasonably peaceful - although there are still several louder sections, especially near the railway line.
The favoured way to navigate Mile Square is usually driving. It is very easy to come across a place to park. On the other hand, Mile Square is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are typically nearby. Mile Square is not very convenient for those who travel by foot as running common errands is inconvenient by walking.
The predominant housing types in Mile Square are single detached homes and townhouses. Most housing in this neighbourhood was constructed between 1960 and 1980, during its largest construction boom. There is a higher proportion of three bedroom homes in this part of the city. Roughly 90% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 10% are renters.
Families will find that wherever their home is located in Mile Square, primary schools are close by. However, this area does not contain any high schools. When it comes to eating, some, but not all, property owners in Mile Square will reside within walking distance of the closest supermarket. A small variety of restaurants can be found in Mile Square.