Country Hills East, Kitchener, Ontario Real Estate and Homes for Sale
The proportions of renters and homeowners are about even. In this neighbourhood, about 45% of dwellings are large apartment buildings, whereas the rest are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. This area experienced its largest construction boom after the year 2000, so most of the available housing stock is from this era. This part of Kitchener offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Read more about Country Hills East real estate
Driving is an excellent mode of transportation in this part of Kitchener. It is very easy to park, and it is a rather short drive to the nearest highway from any location in this area. On the other hand, Country Hills East is not particularly transit friendly. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are generally nearby. Walking in Country Hills East is not very common, despite the fact that many common errands can be run without having to use a vehicle. However, this area is cycling-friendly since there are a good number of bike lanes.
A vehicle is often needed in Country Hills East to access the nearest grocery store. Nonetheless, pharmacies are typically very easy to get to on foot and sell some basic food items. A cafe is often just around the corner, and residents of Country Hills East are served by a few restaurants as well. With respect to education, it is a rather short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from any location in this part of Kitchener. In contrast, there are only a few daycares and accordingly they can be a rather long walk away.
Country Hills East is a good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced ambience. This area is quiet overall, as the streets tend to be reasonably peaceful - however noise can be an issue around one of the railway lines. Lastly, it is very easy to get to public green spaces from most locations within the neighbourhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to explore.