Northwood Park real estate is set in a peaceful community attractive to families for a number of reasons, not the least of which being its proximity to downtown Brampton. It is bordered on the north by Williams Parkway, on the east by McLaughlin Road North, on the south by Queen Street West, and on the west by Chinguacousy Road.
Northwood Park homes for sale are located on streets lined with neat lawns and stately mature trees, particularly in the older Northwood Park neighbourhood, which was built in the 1960s.
There are plenty of parks to be found near Northwood Park real estate listings. Castlehill Park, Berisford Park, Northwood Park, and Major William Sharpe Park are just some of the recreational green areas in the vicinity.
Northwood Park is just moments away from the downtown area of Brampton, which puts all of the amenities, attractions, and entertainment of city life at Northwood Park residents’ fingertips. The commute to Toronto from Northwood Park is also very doable, at less than forty-five minutes.
In the older area of the neighbourhood, Northwood Park MLS listings feature semis and detached homes, some bungalow-style residences and some spacious multi-level homes. There are also newer and updated homes to be found in Northwood Park.
For commuters to Toronto, Highway 410 is minutes away, and Highway 407 is also quite close. For travel between Brampton neighbourhoods, Queen Street, McLaughlin Road, and Chinguacousy road offer convenient routes. Downtown Brampton is just quick trip down Queen Street, and is centred at Queen Street and Main Street.
Public transit is available in the area, as well, from Brampton Transit. The buses make stops at the Brampton GO Station for rail commuters.
Because of its proximity to downtown Brampton, Northwood Park real estate is ideal for shopping enthusiasts. Brampton’s historic downtown area features excellent restaurants, local shopping, and a theatre district which includes the well-known Heritage Theatre (86 Main Street).
Other shops, salons, restaurants, grocery stores, and other businesses can be found in plazas along the borders of Northwood Park on Queen Street and McLaughlin Street.
There are plenty of schooling options just steps from Northwood Park homes for sale, particularly elementary schools, which makes the area all the more appealing for families with younger children. The Northwood Park Public School (70 Gretna Drive), Beatty-Fleming Senior Public School (21 Campbell Drive), and St. Joseph School (8 Parkway Avenue) are just a few of the many options available to Northwood Park residents.
For families who want to stay active, the Chris Gibson Recreation Centre (125 McLaughlin Road) is worth the visit. As well as offering programs and classes for children and adults, this facility boasts a swimming pool, hot tub and sauna, sports fields, and even a leash-free dog park.