Newcastle real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy Newcastle. Accessing green spaces in the neighbourhood, such as Beach Estates Park, is easy since there are a few of them nearby for residents to discover. This part of Nanaimo is reasonably quiet overall, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic.
Driving is a very good transportation option in this part of Nanaimo. It is straightforward to park. On the other hand, Newcastle is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and it is very easy to reach a nearby bus stop from most properties. Most houses for sale in this part of the city are located in places that are not particularly well-suited for those who travel by foot as most daily needs are occasionally challenging to meet without having to use a vehicle.
Roughly 40% of properties in Newcastle were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. Over half of the housing stock of this part of the city consists of single detached homes and small apartment buildings, and the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and duplexes. The split between renters and homeowners is about even. This neighbourhood has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is very often practical for house buyers in this part of Nanaimo to buy groceries by walking. Moreover, a coffee shop is on average a rather short stroll away, and a small number of restaurants are available in this neighbourhood as well. Regarding education, it is a reasonably short walk to access daycares and schools from most properties for sale in Newcastle.