Conestoga, Waterloo, Ontario Real Estate and Homes for Sale
Around 40% of buildings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Conestoga, while large apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This part of the city has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and one third are owners. A majority of the housing growth in this neighbourhood occurred in the 1960s and 1970s. Read more about Conestoga real estate
Driving is usually the preferred transportation option in Conestoga. Most homes for sale are a very short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Highway 85, and it is very convenient to park. In contrast, the public transit system in Conestoga is not particularly practical. Nonetheless, it is easy to reach a nearby rapid transit station, including Northfield Station with access to the 301 | Ion, from the bulk of residences in the neighbourhood. Homeowners are served by a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is generally just around the corner. There are relatively few pedestrians out on the streets of Conestoga, despite the fact that many common errands can be run on foot. Conestoga is also not very bike-friendly because bicycling is made difficult by the often hilly topography, and there are very few bike lanes.
Parents and their schoolchildren will find that no matter where their property is situated in this neighbourhood, daycares are close by. In contrast, there are only a few high schools in this neighbourhood and accordingly they can be an extended walk away. Additionally, Conestoga does not contain any primary schools. With regards to eating, it is frequently possible for property owners in this neighbourhood to do their groceries by walking. Likewise, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and home buyers benefit from a few cafes as well.
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Conestoga. Although the neighbourhood does not contain any public green spaces, parks are very well-situated in nearby neighbourhoods, making them easy to get to. Finally, this part of the city remains relatively quiet, as there are very few pedestrians, although noise levels are higher closer to Highway 85 or the railway line.