Lower West Side real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Lower West Side is exemplified by its calm ambience. This part of the city is good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - however some areas can be quite loud, especially near the railway line. Finally, reaching parks is easy from most locations within the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in.
Lower West Side is an extremely good part of Saint John for travelling by car. It is a very short car ride to the nearest highway from anywhere in this neighbourhood, and it is very easy to park. It is difficult for people walking to get around in Lower West Side as running daily errands is challenging on foot.
In Lower West Side, around 40% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, while duplexes and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood also has a good variety of unit sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 55% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and 45% are owners. This part of the city experienced its most significant building boom pre-1960, so most of the available properties are from this time period.
Home buyers in this area typically have to turn to a car to access the nearest supermarket. A small selection of restaurants and coffee shops can be found. Concerning education, it is a rather short walk to reach schools and daycares from most houses for sale in Lower West Side.