Downtown West End real estate guide & listings for sale
No matter what type of character home buyers prefer in a neighbourhood, Downtown West End is a fairly good option. There are a large number of things to do in this area to check out. There is an extensive selection of entertainment venues, the streets are very often busy with people, and with the bars in nearby neighbourhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink because they are generally located very close by. Downtown West End is reasonably quiet, as the streets tend to be quite calm. There are a few parks close by for residents to visit and they are very well-spread out, making them very easy to reach.
This part of Calgary will please homeowners that value various means of transportation. Downtown West End will attract physically active people because it is very suitable for walking; all daily errands can be run on foot, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well. On the other hand, Downtown West End is not very appropriate for bicycling since. Nonetheless, it is a flat ride to most destinations. This part of the city is very transit friendly due to Downtown - West Kerby Station with access to the Blue Line, and around 10 nearby bus lines. Cars are also a fairly good mode of transportation in Downtown West End. It is a reasonably short drive to the closest highway from anywhere in this neighbourhood.
In Downtown West End, almost all dwellings are large apartment buildings, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. Most housing in this part of Calgary was built after the year 2000, during its largest construction boom. This neighbourhood is notable for those looking for two bedroom homes. Renters occupy roughly 55% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood whereas the rest are occupied by owners.
Parents and their kids will welcome that wherever their property is located in Downtown West End, schools and daycares are close by. When it comes to food, it is very convenient to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from any location in this part of the city. In addition, those who enjoy dining out won't have to go far in Downtown West End, where a few restaurants and a few coffee shops can be found. It is also easy to reach a variety of clothing stores on foot.