Elgin Park, Cambridge, Ontario Real Estate and Homes for Sale
Homeowners occupy about 55% of the units in the neighbourhood whereas the remainder are rented. In this part of the city, about half of dwellings are single detached homes, and the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. Roughly 45% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This area offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Read more about Elgin Park real estate
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Elgin Park is a very convenient part of Cambridge for travelling by car. It is straightforward to park. On the other hand, commuting by public transit is challenging in this part of Cambridge. Nevertheless, house owners have access to a few bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. This area is not very suited for bicycling because the cycling network is rather limited, and there are quite a few elevation changes. It is also sometimes challenging for pedestrians to navigate Elgin Park because few daily needs can be carried out on foot.
Parents and their children will appreciate that no matter where their home is located in this neighbourhood, primary schools are nearby. On the other hand, there are no high schools in Elgin Park. Concerning eating, a fraction of home buyers in this part of the city may be able to travel to the nearest grocery store on foot, while others will need another means of transportation. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who appreciate nearby restaurants and cafes.
Elgin Park offers a relaxed atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This area is reasonably quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier sections, especially around the railway line. Lastly, there are a few parks close by for residents to visit, such as Gordon Chaplin Park, which results in them being easy to access from a lot of locations in Elgin Park.