Eastwood, Kitchener, Ontario Real Estate and Homes for Sale
In Eastwood, many dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This part of the city offers mainly three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Roughly 70% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while renters make up the remainder. This part of the city experienced its main construction boom pre-1960, so most of the available housing stock is from this era. Read more about Eastwood real estate
The car is usually the favoured method to get around in this area. Coming across a place to park is easy, and the majority of homes for sale are a very short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 8. On the other hand, getting around by transit can be at times challenging in Eastwood by reason of the infrequent service. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is connected by approximately 10 bus lines, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. Getting around by bicycle is difficult in this area as the cycling network is not very comprehensive, and there are quite a few elevation changes. Walking in Eastwood is also not very popular, although running common errands is easy.
Both primary and secondary schools are convenient to access on foot from any location in this neighbourhood. However, it can be challenging to reach daycares as a pedestrian. With respect to eating, a vehicle is commonly needed in Eastwood to access the nearest grocery store. Nonetheless, getting to the closest pharmacy and thus some staple foods is typically convenient. A restaurant is often just around the corner. It is also easy to reach a number of clothing stores on foot.
There is a broad selection of green spaces in Eastwood. Parks are very easy to get to since there are a few of them close by for residents to check out. Due to the presence of few pedestrians, this neighbourhood remains relatively quiet; however noise levels are higher closer to Highway 8 or Highway 7.