Forest Hill, Kitchener, Ontario Real Estate and Homes for Sale
Around two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas the rest are renters. In this area, about 60% of dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood experienced its largest construction boom between 1960 and 1980, so most of the available housing is from this time period. This part of Kitchener offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Read more about Forest Hill real estate
Physically active home buyers will welcome the reasonably walk-friendly nature of Forest Hill; many daily errands can be run on foot. Commuting by bicycle is also easy in this part of the city since the bicycling infrastructure is reasonably good. The favoured means of transportation in Forest Hill is usually a car. It is very convenient to park, and many real estate listings are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Highway 7. On the other hand, the public transit service in Forest Hill is sometimes poor. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and it is very easy to reach a nearby bus stop from most homes.
It is frequently practical for house buyers in Forest Hill to shop for groceries on foot. Moreover, this part of Kitchener is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat. It is also a rather short walk to a reasonable choice of clothing stores. With regards to education, daycares and schools are convenient to access on foot from most properties for sale in Forest Hill.
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed atmosphere will enjoy Forest Hill. This part of Kitchener is reasonably good for those who need quiet surroundings, as the streets are usually quite peaceful - however noise can be an issue around Highway 7. Lastly, there are a few parks nearby for residents to unwind in and they are very well-spread out, which results in them being very easy to access from most locations in the neighbourhood.