Southwood, Ajax, Ontario Real Estate and Homes for Sale
The predominant housing types in Southwood are single detached homes and townhouses. This part of Ajax is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 90% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas the remainder are renters. Most of the housing growth in this part of the town took place between 1960 and 1980. Read more about Southwood real estate
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Driving is a very good mode of transportation in this part of Ajax. It is easy to park, and it is a reasonably short car ride to the closest highway from any home in Southwood. However, commuting by transit can be challenging in this part of Ajax as a result of the low service level. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and the nearest bus stop is typically very close. Southwood is not very appropriate for bicycling because there are a fair number of hills for cyclists to brave, and there are few bike lanes. Many of the houses for sale in this area are located in places that are also not very convenient for those who travel by foot as running daily errands is impractical.
A vehicle is commonly required in this part of the town to access the nearest supermarket. Nevertheless, it is generally a reasonably short distance to the closest pharmacy, which can provide some staple foods. There are also a limited number of options for those who appreciate close by restaurants and cafes. As far as education is concerned, in this part of Ajax, families will usually be able to reach primary schools on foot. In contrast, Southwood does not contain any high schools.
Southwood is great for those who need quiet areas, as the streets are generally very peaceful. Green spaces aren't well-distributed, resulting in them being very difficult to get to from the majority of locations in the neighbourhood.