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

Roughly 85% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while the rest are rented. Single detached homes and townhouses are the predominant housing type in this area. This part of Kitchener experienced its biggest construction boom between 1960 and 1980, so most of the available homes are from this era. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.  Read more about Forest Heights real estate

17 Homes For Sale in Forest Heights

Lifestyle

Transportation

Getting around by car is especially convenient in Forest Heights - West. Coming across a parking spot is generally easy, and the majority of real estate listings are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 7. In contrast, the public transit network in Forest Heights - West is not very practical. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far from most residences. Moving around by bicycle is easy in this part of Kitchener since the bicycling network is good. Travelling on foot is not particularly practical for home buyers in Forest Heights - West because few daily errands can be run without the use of a car.

Services

In Forest Heights - West, families will usually be able to reach both primary and secondary schools on foot. In contrast, daycares are not particularly numerous and consequently may require a long walk to get to. As far as eating is concerned, a fraction of residents in Forest Heights - West may be able to do grocery shopping on foot, while others will have to use a vehicle. There are also a few restaurants in this neighbourhood.

Character

Forest Heights - West is a fairly good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a calm atmosphere. Most areas in this part of Kitchener are quiet, as the streets are usually calm - although there are still several louder areas, especially closer to Highway 7. Finally, most locations within the neighbourhood have fairly good access to parks, like Forest Heights Community Trail and Sandrock Greenway, since getting to the closest one is very easy from the majority of houses for sale and there are about 10 green spaces nearby for residents to check out.