Elgin Park, Cambridge, Ontario Real Estate and Homes for Sale
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about half of buildings in Elgin Park, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. Around 45% of properties in this area were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 55% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas the remainder are renters. Read more about Elgin Park real estate
Cars are a good medium of transportation in Elgin Park. Finding a parking spot is easy. In contrast, travelling by transit can be challenging in Elgin Park as a result of the infrequent service. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far from most houses. Elgin Park is not very cycling-friendly as the bicycling infrastructure is not very comprehensive, and cyclists encounter a considerable amount of elevation changes. Walking is also not very popular in this area, even though running daily errands is convenient by walking.
It is sometimes practical for home buyers in Elgin Park to do groceries by walking. Nevertheless, pharmacies are typically convenient to access on foot and sell some basic food items. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who appreciate close by restaurants. Regarding education, it is a reasonably short walk to reach primary schools from most houses for sale in this neighbourhood. On the other hand, Elgin Park does not contain any high schools.
Elgin Park is a reasonably good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm atmosphere. There are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in, such as Gordon Chaplin Park, and they are especially well-spread out, which makes it easy to get to them. The noise levels in this area are also quite low, as the streets are generally reasonably tranquil - however noise can be an issue close to the railway line.