New Western Hill real estate guide & listings for sale
New Western Hill offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. It is easy to get to public green spaces, since reaching one is easy from a large number of homes for sale and there are a few parks nearby for residents to check out. This neighbourhood is also quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several louder sections, especially close to the railway line or Highway 406.
Driving is usually the preferred method to get around in New Western Hill. Nearby highways, such as Highway 406, are quite easy to access from any home in this part of the city, and it is very easy to park. In contrast, New Western Hill is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, residents benefit from the St. Catharines Station with access to the Lakeshore West Line. There are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far from most houses. This neighbourhood is not very well-suited for those who travel by foot as very few common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.
Around 30% of properties in New Western Hill were built following the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s. Single detached homes and townhouses are the main housing type in this neighbourhood. Homeowners occupy about 85% of the dwellings in New Western Hill and 15% are rented. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Primary schools are convenient to get to on foot from any location in this part of St. Catharines. In contrast, New Western Hill does not contain any high schools. In terms of eating, the closest supermarket in this neighbourhood is usually only a reasonably short walk away. A limited selection of restaurants and coffee shops is available as well.