Rougemount, Pickering, Ontario Real Estate and Homes for Sale
The predominant housing types in Rougemount are single detached homes and townhouses. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this neighbourhood. Homeowners occupy around 90% of the dwellings in Rougemount and the remainder are rented. About 40% of homes in this neighbourhood were built between 1980 and 1990, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1990s and the 2000s. Read more about Rougemount real estate
The favoured method of transportation in Rougemount is very often a car. The majority of real estate listings are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 401, and parking is easy. On the other hand, the public transit network in Rougemount is rather poor. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and most residences are near a bus stop. Getting around by bicycle is difficult in Rougemount as there is a considerable amount of elevation changes, and there are very few bike lanes. Walking is also not very feasible for residents in this area as running daily errands is occasionally difficult on foot.
In this part of Pickering, parents and their schoolchildren will generally be able to access daycares and primary schools by walking. On the other hand, there are no high schools in Rougemount. Concerning eating, property owners in Rougemount typically have to rely on a car to access the closest supermarket. Nonetheless, getting to the nearest pharmacy and consequently some basic food items is generally easy. A small variety of restaurants and coffee shops can be found as well.
The character of Rougemount is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. Public green spaces, like Rouge Park, are very well-located and there are a few of them close by for residents to explore, which makes them very easy to get to. This part of Pickering is also reasonably good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - however noise can be bothersome around Highway 401 or the railway line.