North Dumfries real estate guide & listings for sale
North Dumfries is fairly good for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder sections, especially near the railway line or Highway 401. It is rather challenging to get to parks from most locations in the township since they are sparse. Still, there are approximately 10 parks close by for residents to relax in.
Cars are an excellent mode of transportation in North Dumfries. Parking is generally easy. Moving around by bicycle is difficult in this township as the cycling infrastructure is quite poor, and cyclists are faced with a considerable amount of slopes. Many of the houses for sale in this township are located in areas that are also not very well-suited for those who travel by foot since many daily needs are very inconvenient to carry out by walking.
About 90% of the population of this township own their home while the rest are renters. The housing stock of this township is composed primarily of single detached homes and townhouses. About one quarter of properties in this part of the Kitchener - Cambridge - Waterloo metropolitan area were built pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This township offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
There are only a very small number of primary schools in this township and accordingly they can be a very long walk away. Moreover, North Dumfries does not have any high schools. Moreover, parents and their children may consider it very difficult to reach daycares as a pedestrian. With regards to food, a car is almost always needed in North Dumfries to access the nearest supermarket.