Downtown real estate guide & listings for sale
Downtown offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as the streets are generally quite peaceful. Finally, there are around 10 public green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in and they are especially well-distributed, which makes them very easy to get to.
Downtown is very car friendly. Most real estate listings are a rather short drive from the closest highway, and it is very easy to park. Downtown will also draw active people as it is conducive to walking; many daily needs can be carried out without having to use a vehicle.
Small apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing about two thirds of dwellings in Downtown, while the remainder are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. This part of Fredericton is primarily composed of one bedroom and two bedroom homes. Renters occupy about 80% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood and the rest are occupied by owners. The buildings in this neighbourhood are quite old, since roughly half of its buildings were constructed pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s.
A supermarket is generally reachable within a short walk from any home in Downtown. In addition, there are a fair number of opportunities in close proximity for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes. It is also a rather short distance to a good choice of clothing stores. When it comes to education, in Downtown, parents and their children will generally be able to reach schools and daycares by walking.