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Cambridge

Cambridge is a city located in Ontario, Canada.

Housing

Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing roughly 60% of dwellings in Cambridge, and the rest of the homes are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. This city offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 70% of the units in the city and 30% are rented. This city did not experience a single building boom; the construction of new buildings in Cambridge was spread throughout multiple decades in the twentieth and twenty-first century.

Transportation

The preferred method of transportation in Cambridge is very often driving. Parking is quite easy. On the other hand, the public transit system in Cambridge is fairly poor. Nevertheless, homeowners benefit from around 20 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most properties. Cambridge is not very suitable for walking since carrying out day-to-day needs is challenging. This city is also not very appropriate for bicycling because there are quite a few elevation changes, and the cycling network is not very comprehensive.

Services

In this city, families will usually be able to access primary schools by walking. However, it can be difficult to access high schools on foot. Residents have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. Concerning food, some, but not all, property owners in this city will live within walking distance of one of over 50 supermarkets. There are also a few options for those who appreciate nearby restaurants and cafes.

Character

Cambridge offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This city is quiet overall, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially closer to one of the railway lines, Highway 8 or Highway 401. Lastly, it is easy to reach parks in the city, since there are over 50 of them close by for residents to unwind in and getting to the closest park from most homes is sometimes challenging.

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