Vaughan real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Vaughan is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. It is easy to get to parks in the city, since there are over 200 of them nearby for residents to explore and a large number of houses for sale have a park within walking distance. Most areas in this city are reasonably quiet, as the streets are quite tranquil - although that is not the case around one of the railway lines, Highway 407 or Highway 427.
Getting around by car is very easy in this part of the Greater Toronto metropolitan area. It is very easy to come across a place to park, and it is a reasonably short drive to the closest highway, such as Highway 427, from any location in Vaughan. In contrast, the public transit service in this city is not very frequent. Nevertheless, homeowners are served by the Rutherford Station and Maple Station with access to the Barrie Line. There are over 50 bus lines traversing the city, and the nearest bus stop is typically a short walk away. Despite the fact that biking is more feasible in certain areas than others, biking is occasionally challenging in Vaughan because there are a limited number of bike lanes, and there is a considerable amount of slopes. Walking is also not very practical for home buyers in Vaughan because few daily needs can be carried out without having to resort to a car.
The housing stock of Vaughan is composed predominantly of single detached homes and townhouses. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this city. Homeowners occupy about 90% of the units in Vaughan while the remainder are rented. This city did not experience a single construction boom; the construction of new dwellings in the city was spread throughout several decades in recent history.
In Vaughan, parents and their children will generally be able to reach primary schools by walking. On the other hand, high schools are not especially plentiful and consequently tend to require an extended walk to get to. Along with public schools, there are private primary and secondary schools. Concerning food, a fraction of house buyers in Vaughan may be able to access one of over 200 grocery stores on foot, while others will need a vehicle. There are also a limited number of options for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes in close proximity.