Vaughan real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a calm atmosphere will enjoy Vaughan. Getting to parks, such as Marita Payne Park and Sonoma Heights Community Park, is easy from most locations within the city, since reaching one is easy from numerous houses for sale. There are over 200 public green spaces nearby for residents to relax in, such as Vaughan Sports Village and Rainbow Creek Park. This city is also fairly good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are generally quite calm - although there are still several noisier areas, especially close to Highway 407, Highway 400 or one of the railway lines.
Vaughan is very car friendly. Many houses for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Highway 427, and it is very easy to park. However, the public transit network in this city is not very practical. Nevertheless, commuters are served by the Rutherford Station and Maple Station on the Barrie Line. There are over 50 bus lines passing through the city, and bus stops are usually a short walk away. Most houses for sale in this part of the Toronto metropolitan area are located in places that are not very convenient for those who travel by foot since carrying out day-to-day needs is inconvenient. The bicycle is a sometimes poor method of transportation in this city as there are a limited number of bike lanes, and there are quite a few slopes. Nevertheless, some pleasant areas for cycling can be found.
The predominant housing types in Vaughan are single detached homes and townhouses. The homes in this city are very modern, because about 45% of its dwellings were constructed following the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s. This city offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around 90% of the properties in Vaughan and 10% are rented.
In this part of the Toronto metropolitan area, parents and their kids will generally be able to get to primary schools by walking. On the other hand, families may find it challenging to access high schools on foot. Parents are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. When it comes to eating, some, but not all, house buyers in Vaughan will live within walking distance of one of over 200 grocery stores. There are also a limited number of choices for those who value close by restaurants and cafes.