Alpine, Kitchener, Ontario Real Estate and Homes for Sale
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing about 40% of dwellings in Alpine, but large apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This part of Kitchener has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 70% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while renters make up the remainder. Around 60% of the properties in this part of the city were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 2000s. Read more about Alpine real estate
The best transportation option in this neighbourhood is usually a car. It is especially convenient to access a parking spot, and it is a very short car ride to the closest highway, such as Highway 7, from anywhere in Alpine. In contrast, travelling by public transit is at times challenging in this area. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is served by a few bus lines, and it is very easy to reach a nearby bus stop from most residences. Alpine is not particularly bike-friendly since the topography is not especially flat, and the bicycling network is somewhat poor. Nevertheless, bicycling is more practical in certain sectors than others. There are also relatively few pedestrians out on the streets of this area, despite the fact that many daily needs can be carried out without having to resort to a car.
The closest supermarket in Alpine is generally only a rather short walk away. In addition, this area is a fairly good place in which to eat out, and property owners benefit from a few cafes as well. In terms of education, in Alpine, parents and their kids will usually be able to access primary schools on foot. On the other hand, there are no high schools in Alpine.
A highlight of Alpine is its extensive selection of green spaces. There are a few parks close by for residents to discover, including Laurentian Trail and Peter Hallman Ballyard and Sportsplex, and they are very well-situated, resulting in them being very easy to reach from the majority of locations in this part of Kitchener. Lastly, due to the presence of few pedestrians, this neighbourhood is relatively quiet, although there can be more noise for those who are closer to Highway 7 or one of the railway lines.