Rosebank real estate guide & listings for sale
Rosebank is a reasonably good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere. This part of Pickering is quiet overall, as the streets are quite tranquil - although that is not the case near Highway 401 or the railway line. Lastly, it is easy to access parks from a large number of locations within the neighbourhood and there are a few of them nearby for residents to enjoy.
Driving is an excellent mode of transportation in this neighbourhood. The majority of houses for sale are a short car ride from the closest highway, and it is very easy to access a place to park. In contrast, public transit riders may experience limited choices in this part of the city due to the infrequent service. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines, and bus stops are commonly nearby. Walking is not very practical for house buyers in Rosebank because very few day-to-day errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle. It is also difficult to move around by bike in Rosebank as this part of Pickering has a quite poor bicycling infrastructure, and cyclists encounter a significant amount of elevation changes.
The substantial proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Rosebank is an important part of its character. Around one third of properties in this neighbourhood were built between 1980 and 1990, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s. Notably, this part of the city is good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes. Roughly 95% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 5% are rented.
Families will welcome that no matter where their property is situated in Rosebank, primary schools are close by. In contrast, there are no high schools in this neighbourhood. Parents are served by public and private elementary schools. With regards to eating, a vehicle is typically required in Rosebank to access the closest supermarket.