Downtown West End real estate guide & listings for sale
Downtown West End is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the ambience of this neighbourhood. Finding dynamic places is very easy in this part of Calgary. There are lots of people around most of the time, there is a wide selection of entertainment venues, and with the bars in nearby neighbourhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink as they are generally located very close by. Downtown West End is good for those who like quiet surroundings, as there are low levels of noise from traffic. Getting to parks is very easy from numerous locations within the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to relax in.
Downtown West End will draw house buyers that value several modes of transportation. Travelling by public transit is very convenient in this part of Calgary. For example, rapid transit stations, such as Downtown - West Kerby Station with access to the Blue Line, are not very far away from the majority of properties in the neighbourhood. There are about 10 bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are generally nearby. This neighbourhood is also an extraordinarily pleasant part of Calgary for pedestrians; most day-to-day errands can be run on foot, and numerous businesses are nearby. Although bicycle riders do not encounter serious slopes, this neighbourhood is not very appropriate for cycling because.
The substantial percentage of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Downtown West End is an important part of its character. Notably, this neighbourhood is good for those looking for two bedroom homes. Around 55% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and 45% are owners. The buildings in this area are very modern, because the majority of its dwellings were built after the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1990s.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in this neighbourhood. Moreover, with 10-odd restaurants and cafes in this neighbourhood, there is typically a spot to get some food or drink just around the corner. It is also convenient to get to a variety of clothing stores on foot. As far as education is concerned, in Downtown West End, parents and their kids will typically be able to reach daycares and schools on foot.