Stanley Park real estate guide & listings for sale
Stanley Park offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. Most areas in this part of the city are reasonably quiet, as the streets are generally quite peaceful - however noise can be bothersome closer to Highway 8 or Highway 7. Finally, it is very easy to get to parks from a lot of locations in the neighbourhood, since the majority of houses for sale have one that is easy to access and there are approximately 10 public green spaces close by for residents to check out.
Driving is an excellent transportation option in Stanley Park. The majority of properties for sale are a short car ride from the closest highway, such as Highway 8, and parking is quite easy. In contrast, this part of Kitchener is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most houses. It is convenient to move around by bike in this area because this part of the city features a fairly good bicycling infrastructure. Many of the homes for sale in this part of Kitchener are located in places that are not particularly conducive to walking as few day-to-day errands can be run without having to use a car.
Most of the housing growth in Stanley Park occurred in the 1960s and 1970s. Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing about half of dwellings in this area, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. Homeowners occupy about 60% of the properties in the neighbourhood whereas the remainder are rented. This part of the city has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is easy to access the closest supermarket by walking from most houses for sale in Stanley Park. Residents can enjoy about 10 restaurants and cafes as well. As far as education is concerned, both primary and secondary schools are convenient to reach on foot from any location in Stanley Park. In contrast, families may consider it difficult to get to daycares on foot.