Highbush, Pickering, Ontario Real Estate and Homes for Sale
The housing stock of Highbush is composed predominantly of single detached homes and townhouses. This area experienced its main construction boom between 1990 and 2000, so most of the available properties are from this era. This area offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy roughly 90% of the dwellings in Highbush and 10% are rented. Read more about Highbush real estate
The car is very often the preferred transportation option in Highbush. The majority of homes for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway, and accessing a place to park is generally easy. On the other hand, residents using public transit may experience limited options in Highbush due to the service's low frequency. A majority of the houses for sale in this part of Pickering are located in areas that are not very conducive to walking because very few daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. Highbush is also not very cycling-friendly as there are few bike lanes, and there are a fair number of slopes for cyclists to brave.
Parents and their children will find that wherever their home is located in this neighbourhood, primary schools and daycares are nearby. However, there are no high schools in this area. In terms of food, house buyers in this part of Pickering generally have to rely on a vehicle to purchase their groceries. A small selection of restaurants is available in Highbush.
Highbush is a wonderful neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere. There are a few parks close by for residents to discover, including Rouge Park, making it very easy to get to them. This area is also very quiet, as the streets are usually very peaceful.