POLSON PARK, CALVIN PARK, COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES, PORTSMOUTH
Located south of Bath Road and west of Sir John A. MacDonald Boulevard, City Central is a beautifully established
City Central boasts 3 elementary schools, Polson Park Public School, Centennial Public School, and St. Thomas More Catholic School which deserves a special mention for not only ranking well in the Fraser Institute’s school
Health and Medical
A bedroom community with great character, the district is designed for residents to travel downtown which is only a short drive away. That said, within the community, the Maple Family Clinic is on the boundary and there are more than a dozen more doctors and specialists downtown towards Kingston General Hospital which is only a short drive and has ample parking. You will also find 4 dentists within with 6 more close by. Though there is only one pharmacy within the community limits, five more are at the northern
Parks And Recreation
An older community, there are many established trees on private properties in the community. That said, there are more than ten parks in the community, with Cataraqui Golf and Country Club Park and Lake Ontario Park deserving special notice, the former housing a golf course and curling complex, the latter sporting a splash pad and several areas for children to play.
Retail and services
Most of the amenities for the community can be found in the box stores at the Kingston
Though there are no auto garages within the community, it’s a short drive to find over 8 to serve your needs. You can enjoy 7 hair stylists, 3 gas stations on the outskirts of the community and 6 massage therapists within walking distance of the northern perimeter.
You can access all five major banks and several credit unions with a short drive or walk from the community.
Global Pet Foods and Pet Valu are in the retail complex
Food and Entertainment
With direct and quick access to the downtown core, there is very little need for any restaurants. That said, within the community, you will find two sushi restaurants, the Greek Islands restaurant, and a Tim Hortons. With a short drive or ride on the bus, you can be downtown to enjoy many chain restaurants such as the Keg or independent restaurants such as the Copper Penny. If you don’t want to drive downtown, you can also take a short drive west on King St. W. to Days on
The community also has access to Portsmouth Olympic Harbour Marina, which hosts many events, the Kingston Penitentiary which is still giving tours to the public, and Little Cataraqui Valley Conservation Area.
Transportation and Walkability
The community is in a perfect location for transportation to and from. There are 6 main roads servicing the area and any retail services have ample parking and you can walk there if you live in the
Kingston Transit does a great job serving the area,
Pride of Ownership
The homes in this community have great curb appeal and character. Their age would indicate some will either need or have new amenities such as kitchen upgrades, new roofs, or new furnaces. You will find many move-in ready homes as well as some gems that will have tremendous value-added potential. Something to think about so close to downtown is adding basement apartments to increase value and explore income generation.
The community has well-manicured lawns with
As with several other districts that are beyond the downtown core of the city, residents will have to travel downtown or across town to enjoy any nightlife. There, you will find many bars and nightclubs as well as theatres, both cinema and the Kingston Grand, which hosts varied comedic and dramatic events as well as musical groups. A little further down the
Though this beautiful community is a bedroom community, it is so close to the downtown core that you may not notice. Whether you drive, walk, take public transit, or even use your bicycle, you have quick and easy access to the best Kingston has to offer while simultaneously enjoying limited traffic in your community. Most of the homes are older with construction limited to renovations.