Kelvin real estate guide & listings for sale
Kelvin is a fairly good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed environment. There are a few parks nearby for residents to unwind in and they are especially well-distributed, which makes them very easy to reach. This part of New Westminster is also good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are reasonably peaceful.
Kelvin allows house buyers to get around using several methods of transportation. The public transit service in this neighbourhood is good. More precisely, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. Kelvin is also a fairly convenient part of New Westminster for pedestrians; many common errands can be run on foot. This part of the city is not very bicycling-friendly since the cycling infrastructure is not especially comprehensive, and there is a significant amount of slopes.
Around 45% of buildings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Kelvin, and the remaining houses are mainly duplexes and single detached homes. Roughly one third of properties in this neighbourhood were built pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 2000s. This part of the city has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and renters make up the remainder.
It is very convenient to access the closest supermarket by walking in Kelvin. In addition, this part of the city is a good place in which to eat out or go to a cafe. Property owners can find a fair number of nearby clothing stores. As far as education is concerned, families will appreciate that no matter where their house is situated in this part of New Westminster, daycares and schools are nearby.