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Single Family Homes For Sale in Rougemount, Pickering

4 Single Family Homes For Sale in Rougemount, Pickering

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Rougemount

The neighbourhood of Rougemount can be found in the city of Pickering, Ontario, which is situated in the Greater Toronto Area metropolitan area.

Transportation

This part of the city is especially car friendly. Most houses for sale are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Highway 401, and it is especially convenient to park. However, commuting by transit can be challenging in Rougemount due to the service's low frequency. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and most houses are near a bus stop. Rougemount is not very bike-friendly as the bicycling network is not very extensive, and there are quite a few hills. This part of Pickering is also not very conducive to walking since few daily needs can be met on foot.

Services

Property owners in this neighbourhood typically have to use a car to purchase their groceries. Nonetheless, pharmacies are typically easy to access on foot and provide some staple foods. There are also a few restaurants and cafes in Rougemount. When it comes to education, in this area, parents and their kids will usually be able to get to primary schools and daycares by walking. On the other hand, there are no high schools in Rougemount.

Character

People who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy Rougemount. Most areas in this neighbourhood are 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 or Highway 401. Finally, green spaces, including Rouge Park, are very well-distributed and there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit, making it very easy to access them.

Housing

The sizeable percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Rougemount is an important part of its character. Around 40% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed in the 1980s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1990s and the 2000s. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this neighbourhood. Homeowners occupy roughly 90% of the units in Rougemount while the remainder are rented.