Gilkson, Hamilton, Ontario Real Estate and Homes for Sale
Most of the housing growth in Gilkson happened in the 1960s and 1970s. Single detached homes and townhouses are the predominant housing type in this neighbourhood. Homeowners occupy roughly 85% of the dwellings in Gilkson while the rest are rented. This part of the city is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Read more about Gilkson real estate
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Driving is an excellent mode of transportation in Gilkson. It is a very short car ride to the nearest highway, such as Lincoln M Alexander Parkway, from anywhere in this part of the city, and it is easy to park. However, the public transit service in Gilkson is not very frequent. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most properties. Travelling on foot is not particularly practical for residents in Gilkson because few common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. This part of Hamilton is also not very bicycling-friendly as there are very few bike lanes, and there is a significant amount of hills.
It is easy to access the nearest grocery store on foot in Gilkson. There are also a few restaurants and coffee shops in this part of the city. In terms of education, parents and their schoolchildren will find that no matter where their home is situated in this area, daycares and schools are close by.
The character of Gilkson is exemplified by its calm ambience. Public green spaces are easy to access since there are a few of them close by for residents to visit. This area is also quiet, as the streets are generally peaceful - however noise can be bothersome closer to Lincoln M Alexander Parkway.