Amherst real estate guide & listings for sale
Amherst is very quiet overall, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue.
Driving is a great transportation option in Amherst. Most real estate listings are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Highway 104, and it is very convenient to access a parking spot. Travelling on foot is not very practical for home buyers in Amherst as most daily needs are difficult to meet by walking.
In Amherst, about half of buildings are single detached homes, but small apartment buildings, mobile homes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. The homes in this town are quite old, because roughly 45% of its dwellings were constructed before the 1960s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s. This town has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 60% of the population of this town own their home while renters make up the remainder.
In Amherst, parents and their children will commonly be able to reach both primary and secondary schools on foot. However, daycares are not very numerous and accordingly not always within walking distance. With regards to eating, it is convenient to reach the closest supermarket on foot in Amherst. There are also around 30 restaurants and coffee shops in this town.