Lower West Side real estate guide & listings for sale
Lower West Side offers a relaxed ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This area is reasonably quiet, as the streets tend to be quite peaceful - however noise can be bothersome near the railway line. Lastly, there are a few parks nearby for residents to unwind in and they are very well-situated, which makes it easy to reach them from the majority of locations in this neighbourhood.
Lower West Side is very car friendly. It is very convenient to park, and nearby highways are especially easy to drive to from anywhere in this part of Saint John. A majority of the homes for sale in this neighbourhood are located in places that are not very conducive to walking since very few daily errands can be run without the use of a car.
Small apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing about 40% of dwellings in Lower West Side, while duplexes and single detached homes are the main alternatives in the housing stock. This part of Saint John has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 55% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home while the remainder are owners. This neighbourhood experienced its largest building boom before the 1960s, so most of the available housing is from this time period.
In Lower West Side, parents and their children will generally be able to get to daycares and schools on foot. Concerning eating, house buyers in this neighbourhood usually have to use a car to reach the closest grocery store. There are a limited number of opportunities for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes.