Kelvin real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Kelvin is exemplified by its calm environment. Public green spaces are especially well-situated and there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit, which makes it easy to access them. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue.
Kelvin affords homeowners several alternative means of transportation. The public transit system in Kelvin is quite practical. More specifically, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and it is very convenient to get to a nearby bus stop from most properties. Travelling on foot is also quite practical for residents in Kelvin; most daily needs are easy to meet by walking. This area is not very amenable to bicycling because there are a limited number of bike lanes, and riding is rendered arduous by the typically hilly topography.
Small apartment buildings are the main housing type, representing roughly 45% of dwellings in Kelvin, and the remaining houses are mainly large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes. This part of New Westminster has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy about two thirds of the units in the neighbourhood while the rest are rented. Around one third of homes in this neighbourhood were built pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s.
It is usually an option for house buyers in Kelvin to do grocery shopping on foot. Furthermore, there are a fair number of opportunities for those who value nearby restaurants and cafes. It is also convenient to reach a selection of clothing stores on foot. Regarding education, families will welcome that wherever their house is situated in Kelvin, daycares and schools are nearby.