Downtown real estate guide & listings for sale
Downtown offers a vast selection of green spaces to enjoy, despite its sometimes busy ambience. There are a few green spaces close by for residents to explore, resulting in them being easy to get to from many locations in this neighbourhood. This area is relatively quiet, thanks to the presence of few people out and about on the streets; however there can be higher levels of noise for those who are near the railway line.
Downtown allows property owners to get around by various methods of transportation. Owing to approximately 10 nearby bus lines, commuting by public transit is convenient in this area. Cars are also a very good transportation option in this part of the city. It is convenient to park, and the majority of homes for sale are a short drive from the closest highway. Downtown is conducive to those who travel by foot; running day-to-day errands is convenient by walking, and there are also a good number of businesses in proximity.
The substantial proportion of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Downtown is an important part of its character. Roughly half of homes in this neighbourhood were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. There is a higher proportion of one bedroom homes in this part of the city. Renters occupy around 80% of the properties in the neighbourhood while the remainder are occupied by owners.
The nearest grocery store in Downtown is usually only a very short walk away. In addition, this neighbourhood is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat or go to a cafe. It is also straightforward to access a variety of clothing stores on foot. Regarding education, it is a reasonably short walk to get to schools and daycares from anywhere in Downtown.