Hillhurst real estate guide & listings for sale
Hillhurst has a character that caters to a fairly diverse group of people. Hillhurst is quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. However, green spaces are very easy to reach since there are a few of them nearby for residents to relax in. Lastly, even though the ambience is not the most lively in this part of the city with its around 10 bars, there are options for nighttime activities. Kensington Road Northwest in particular offers a good selection of places to go out at night.
This part of the city provides home buyers with the choice between several means of transportation. The public transit system in Hillhurst is quite practical as a consequence of SAIT / ACAD / Jubilee Station on the Red Line, and about 10 nearby bus lines. It is also easy for pedestrians to navigate this area; meeting daily needs is convenient, and numerous businesses are reasonably nearby. Although it is an even ride to most destinations, cycling is difficult in Hillhurst as.
In Hillhurst, roughly 30% of dwellings are single detached homes, but large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Around 30% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This part of the city has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The population residing in this area is evenly split between renters and owners.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away in Hillhurst. Moreover, thanks to over 50 restaurants and about 10 coffee shops, Hillhurst is a good place in which to go out to eat. It is also a rather short distance to a reasonable choice of clothing stores. Concerning education, in Hillhurst, families will typically be able to get to schools and daycares by walking.