Kirkendall / Durand
*home price ranking is comparative to other Hamilton neighbourhoods
**average house price as of July 2021 from RAHB
Proximity to green space and transit make this family friendly area one of the most desired areas of lower Hamilton. Mix in the trendy shops and restaurants along Locke St, and you’ll see why this area is a winner.
Where is Kirkendall/Durand? Starting at the 403 and running along the escarpment over to James St N, then along Main and back to the 403. Queen St runs through the middle, with Kirkendall falling on the west side and Durand on the east.
What are the average homes price in Kirkendall/Durand? The average freehold home is $1,042,711 (July 2021). There are also a number of condo style units available here that offer a more budget friendly option.
What are the houses like in Kirkendall/Durand? These subdivisions were established in the later 1800s/early 1900s, so houses of this era are still commonly found. Most of the homes here are detached, though there are quite a few apartment style rental units and condo apartments as well. The average freehold home in this area has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and is about 1600 square feet. There are some very large homes in this area, so if you are looking for very large century homes, you might have luck here.
Is Kirkendall/Durand safe? You can check out the latest crime activity across Hamilton with the police crime mapping tool, linked below to see how different neighbourhoods compare.
What are the best features of Kirkendall/Durand? It offers the perfect blend of being near nature yet walking distance to all the downtown city amenities you could need. With easy access to the GO train and busses, the 403 to Brantford/London or the GTA and Toronto this area has some of the best transit options. The Chedoke Golf Course, rail trail, and nearby waterfalls provide ample green space, and Locke Street has some amazing small businesses and places to eat.
Thinking of moving to Kirkendall/Durand? Come hang out here for an afternoon. Start off at either Donut Monster or Durand Coffee, maybe get a workout in on the Chedoke or Durand stairs or go for a drive up the mountain along Queen/Beckett and take in the view from the neighbourhood from the top (it’s one of my personal favorites – the trees and houses are gorgeous).
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