Newcastle real estate guide & listings for sale
Newcastle offers a calm ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This area is quiet overall, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Finally, it is easy to get to parks from most locations in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out.
The best way to get around in Newcastle is very often driving. It is very easy to come across a place to park. On the other hand, Newcastle is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is typically just around the corner. Walking is not especially practical for house buyers in this part of Nanaimo as running daily errands is sometimes difficult.
In Newcastle, about 40% of buildings are small apartment buildings, but large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This part of the city has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The population residing in this neighbourhood is evenly split between owners and renters. About 40% of homes in this part of the city were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
It is a reasonably short walk to reach primary schools and daycares from most houses for sale in Newcastle. On the other hand, Newcastle does not have any high schools. Regarding food, the closest supermarket in Newcastle is typically only a short walk away. Likewise, residents won't have to look far to take advantage of the nearest coffee shop, and a small number of restaurants can be found in this area as well.