Downtown real estate guide & listings for sale
Downtown is quiet, as the streets tend to be peaceful. Public green spaces aren't well-situated, resulting in them being very difficult to get to from the majority of locations in the neighbourhood.
Downtown will draw active house buyers because it is quite convenient for walking; many daily errands can be run without the use of a car. In contrast, Downtown is not very cycling-friendly since the bicycling infrastructure is not very well-developed, and riding is rendered arduous by the typically sloping area. The public transit service in Downtown is somewhat poor. Thankfully, house owners have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most properties. On the other hand, driving is a great mode of transportation in Downtown. It is very convenient to access a parking spot, and it is a short car ride to the closest highway from any home in this area.
About three quarters of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home whereas the remainder are owners. The sizeable percentage of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this part of the town is an important part of its character. Most homes in this area were built between 1960 and 1980, during its largest construction boom. Although this neighbourhood is particularly good for those looking for two bedroom homes.
It is very often an option for house buyers in Downtown to purchase their groceries by walking. Additionally, this part of the town is a good place in which to eat out or go to a cafe. Residents can find a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance. As far as education is concerned, parents and their children will appreciate that wherever their house is situated in Downtown, schools and daycares are close by. Parents benefit from public and private elementary schools.