Crestwood real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Crestwood. This part of Edmonton is very quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic. Lastly, it is very easy to get to parks in the neighbourhood, since there are a few of them close by for residents to check out, like MacKinnon Ravine Park and MacKenzie Ravine.
Biking is easy in Crestwood as there are a limited number of elevation changes for cyclists to brave, and there are innumerable bike lanes. Active house buyers will also appreciate the quite pedestrian-friendly character of this area; many daily needs are easy to carry out by walking. Crestwood is not an especially pleasant part of Edmonton for moving around by public transit. Thankfully, house owners are served by approximately 10 bus lines, and bus stops are commonly nearby. In contrast, cars are a very good transportation option in Crestwood. It is straightforward to find a parking spot, and most homes for sale are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway.
A majority of the houses available in the housing market in Crestwood were constructed pre-1960, when a large proportion of the housing growth occurred. In this neighbourhood, the vast majority of dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings. About 80% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 20% are rented. This part of the city also has a choice of unit sizes - this neighbourhood is particularly good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes.
House buyers in Crestwood will appreciate that a grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Likewise, there is often a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. House buyers benefit from a good number of nearby clothing stores. With regards to education, parents and their kids will welcome the proximity to schools and daycares, which are within walking distance from most properties for sale in this part of the city.