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Forest Heights, Kitchener, Ontario Real Estate and Homes for Sale

In Forest Heights – West, roughly three quarters of dwellings are single detached homes, while townhouses are the main alternative in the housing stock. Most housing in this neighbourhood was built in the 1960s and 1970s, during its biggest building boom. This part of Kitchener is especially good for those looking for three bedroom homes. Roughly 85% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while renters occupy the remainder.  Read more about Forest Heights real estate

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Transportation

Driving is an excellent means of transportation in this neighbourhood. It is straightforward to park, and nearby highways, such as Highway 7, are quite easy to drive to from any home in Forest Heights – West. In contrast, this neighbourhood is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and the nearest bus stop is generally very close. Forest Heights – West is quite bicycling-friendly because the cycling network is reasonably good. It is impractical for pedestrians to navigate this part of the city because very few day-to-day errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.

Services

It is typically feasible for house buyers in Forest Heights – West to do grocery shopping on foot. There are also a few options for those who appreciate restaurants within walking distance. With regards to education, primary schools are convenient to walk to from any location in Forest Heights – West. In contrast, parents may find it difficult for their schoolchildren to access high schools as a pedestrian.

Character

Forest Heights – West offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of Kitchener is good for those who prefer quiet areas, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several louder sections, especially around Highway 7. Finally, there are around 10 public green spaces nearby for residents to discover, including Forest Heights Community Trail and Sandrock Greenway, making it easy to reach them.