Saint John West real estate guide & listings for sale
Saint John West is a fairly good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm ambience. There are a few green spaces close by for residents to check out, including Seaside Park, and they are very well-distributed, making it easy to reach them. This part of Saint John is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several noisier sections, especially around the railway line.
Driving is usually the favoured method to move around in Saint John West. Most real estate listings are a short car ride from the closest highway, and finding a place to park is easy. It is challenging for pedestrians to navigate Saint John West because very few daily needs can be met on foot.
Roughly two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and the remainder are renters. About 45% of dwellings are single detached homes, making it easy to find detached homes in this part of Saint John, and the rest of the properties are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. A majority of the housing growth in this area occurred prior to the 1960s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Families will find that wherever their home is situated in this part of the city, schools and daycares are close by. With regards to food, shopping for one's groceries often demands the use of a vehicle in Saint John West. Nonetheless, it is generally a reasonably short walk to the closest pharmacy, which can provide some basic food items. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who value close by restaurants.