Uptown real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Uptown. Green spaces are easy to get to since there are a few of them close by for residents to relax in. This part of New Westminster is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
Uptown provides homeowners with the choice between a variety of methods of transportation. This part of the city is transit friendly. In particular, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. Active home buyers will also welcome the very pedestrian-friendly nature of this neighbourhood; running daily errands is convenient on foot. Commuting by bicycle is challenging in Uptown as cyclists encounter a considerable amount of elevation changes, and the cycling network is not especially extensive.
Around two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and owners make up the remainder. Large apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing many dwellings in this part of New Westminster, while small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. About half of properties in this part of the city were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. Although this neighbourhood is notable for those looking for one bedroom homes.
It is usually practical for home buyers in this area to purchase groceries by walking. Likewise, this part of the city is a good place in which to go out to eat or go to a cafe. A decent selection of clothing stores can also be found within a reasonably short walking distance, for example on Sixth Street. When it comes to education, families will value that wherever their house is located in Uptown, schools and daycares are close by.