Downtown real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Downtown is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. This area is quiet overall, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case near the railway line. Finally, getting to public green spaces from most locations in the neighbourhood, including Connaught Hill Park, is very easy since there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to check out.
The preferred way to navigate Downtown is very often driving. Coming across a place to park is generally easy. On the other hand, public transit riders may find few choices in this part of the city by reason of the infrequent service. Nevertheless, homeowners benefit from around 10 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is typically very close. Downtown is not particularly conducive to walking because few common errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle.
Around half of dwellings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Downtown, while single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This part of the city has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 70% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and 30% are owners. Roughly 45% of homes in this neighbourhood were constructed before the 1960s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s.
The closest grocery store in Downtown is usually only a short walk away. In addition, this part of the city is a good place in which to go out to eat or go to a cafe. It is also convenient to access a selection of clothing stores on foot. Regarding education, it is a rather short walk to get to schools and daycares from most homes for sale in Downtown.