Downtown real estate guide & listings for sale
Most areas in Downtown are reasonably quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case closer to the railway line.
Driving is a great means of transportation in Downtown. It is very convenient to park, and nearby highways are especially easy to access from any location in this area. In contrast, the public transit service in Downtown is not very frequent. Thankfully, there are about 10 bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are usually nearby. It is sometimes difficult for pedestrians to move around in Downtown since few day-to-day errands can be run on foot.
Roughly 70% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home whereas owners make up the remainder. Large apartment buildings are the main housing type, representing most dwellings in this area, and the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. Around one third of properties in this part of St. Albert were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 2000s. Notably, this area is good for those looking for one bedroom homes.
Property owners in Downtown will appreciate that a grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. Furthermore, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. It is also convenient to access a variety of clothing stores on foot, for instance along St. Thomas Street. With regards to education, parents and their kids will appreciate the proximity to daycares and schools, which are within walking distance from most houses for sale in Downtown.