Owen Sound real estate guide & listings for sale
Owen Sound is very good for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue.
Driving is very often the best approach to get around in Owen Sound. It is especially convenient to park. It is difficult for people walking to navigate Owen Sound as very few common errands can be run without having to resort to a car.
Roughly 45% of properties in Owen Sound were constructed pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing about half of dwellings in this city, while small apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Homeowners occupy roughly 55% of the units in Owen Sound while the rest are rented. This city also has a good selection of housing size options - houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
A fraction of home buyers in Owen Sound may be able to access one of about 10 grocery stores on foot, while others will have to rely on a vehicle. There are also a few options for those who value close by restaurants and cafes. Regarding education, it is a reasonably short walk to reach primary schools from any location in Owen Sound. On the other hand, there are only a limited number of high schools and consequently they can be a rather long walk away. Residents benefit from public and private primary schools.