Bridgeport, Kitchener, Ontario Real Estate and Homes for Sale
The substantial proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Bridgeport is an important part of its character. The buildings in this community are quite new, since about 40% of its dwellings were constructed following the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This community offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around 80% of the units in Bridgeport while the remainder are rented. Read more about Bridgeport real estate
The favoured approach to get around in Bridgeport is usually a car. It is very convenient to park, and most properties for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Highway 85. On the other hand, commuting by public transit is challenging in Bridgeport. Thankfully, property owners benefit from a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is usually a short walk away. This area is not very suitable for those who travel by foot as very few common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. Bicycling is also occasionally difficult in Bridgeport because there is a significant amount of slopes. Nonetheless, the bicycling network is good.
It is a reasonably short walk to get to primary schools from any location in this part of Kitchener. In contrast, there are no high schools in Bridgeport. At the primary level, both public and private schools can be found. With regards to eating, property owners in Bridgeport generally have to rely on a car to travel to the nearest supermarket. Nonetheless, reaching the nearest pharmacy and consequently some basic food items is usually easy. There are also a few options for those who appreciate close by restaurants and cafes.
The character of Bridgeport is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. Public green spaces, including Carisbrook Drive Natural Area and Breithaupt Park, are very well-situated and there are around 20 of them nearby for residents to unwind in, making it easy to access them. This part of Kitchener is also fairly good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - however noise can be an issue around Highway 85.