McQuesten West real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of McQuesten West is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. Most areas in this part of the city are quiet, as the streets are generally reasonably tranquil - although that is not the case closer to the railway line or Red Hill Valley Parkway. Finally, parks are very easy to reach, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to enjoy and numerous houses have a park very close by.
It is easy for people walking to get around in McQuesten West; many daily needs are convenient to carry out on foot. Commuting by bicycle is also easy in this neighbourhood because there are a fair number of bike lanes. Driving is a very good medium of transportation in McQuesten West. It is a short drive to the closest highway, such as Red Hill Valley Parkway, from anywhere in this neighbourhood, and it is convenient to park. However, commuting by transit can be sometimes challenging in this neighbourhood due to the low service level. Nevertheless, property owners have access to a few bus lines, and most residences are very close to a bus stop.
In McQuesten West, roughly 40% of dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This neighbourhood experienced its main construction boom pre-1960, so most of the available properties are from this era. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of one bedroom and three bedroom homes. Renters occupy roughly two thirds of the properties in the neighbourhood while the rest are occupied by owners.
Parents and their kids will welcome the proximity to schools and daycares, which are within walking distance from the majority of properties for sale in McQuesten West. With respect to food, the nearest grocery store in this part of Hamilton is usually only a short walk away. Moreover, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and property owners can enjoy a few cafes as well. It is also a rather short walk to a good variety of clothing stores.