Downtown real estate guide & listings for sale
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Downtown. Accessing parks is easy from most locations in the neighbourhood, since most homes have one very close by and there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to explore. This part of Regina remains relatively quiet, as there are few pedestrians; however noise levels are higher closer to the railway line.
This neighbourhood permits property owners to travel using a diversity of modes of transportation. Owing to approximately 10 nearby bus lines, this neighbourhood is transit friendly. Downtown is also a very good part of Regina for driving. It is a short car ride to the nearest highway from anywhere in Downtown, and it is easy to come across a parking spot. It is easy for people walking to navigate this neighbourhood; many day-to-day errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle, and a variety of businesses are reasonably close by.
The sizeable percentage of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Downtown is an important part of its character. This part of the city is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. About 80% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters whereas the remainder are occupied by owners. Around half of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
In Downtown, families will usually be able to reach daycares and schools on foot. As far as eating is concerned, the nearest grocery store in this part of Regina is generally only a very short walk away. Furthermore, there is typically a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. Residents benefit from many nearby clothing stores.