Amherst real estate guide & listings for sale
Most areas in Amherst are very quiet, as the streets are usually very peaceful.
Amherst is very car friendly. It is a rather short drive to the closest highway, such as Highway 104, from any home in this town, and parking is generally easy. It is impractical for people travelling on foot to navigate this town since very few common errands can be run without having to resort to a car.
Around 45% of homes in Amherst were constructed prior to the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 2000s. In this town, the majority of dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings, mobile homes, and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. Homeowners occupy around 60% of the dwellings in Amherst and 40% are rented. This town is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Parents and their children will appreciate that wherever their house is located in Amherst, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. In contrast, there are only a few daycares and therefore they can be an extended walk away. In terms of food, it is frequently possible for house buyers in Amherst to shop for groceries on foot. There are also a few opportunities for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes in close proximity.