Uptown real estate guide & listings for sale
Uptown offers a relaxed atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This neighbourhood is reasonably quiet, as the streets are usually peaceful. Finally, public green spaces are especially well-spread out and there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit, making them easy to reach.
Regardless of the means of transportation, it is reasonably straightforward to move around in this area. The good public transit access makes transit a viable option for many owing to a few nearby bus lines. A majority of the homes for sale in this neighbourhood are located in areas that are also especially well-suited for those who travel by foot; many day-to-day needs are convenient to meet by walking. It is challenging to commute by bicycle in Uptown as there are a limited number of bike lanes, and there are quite a few elevation changes.
In Uptown, about half of dwellings are large apartment buildings, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings. This part of New Westminster offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Renters occupy about two thirds of the units in Uptown whereas the remainder are occupied by owners. Around half of properties in this area were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
In this part of the city, families will generally be able to access daycares and schools on foot. As far as eating is concerned, it is very convenient to get to the closest grocery store by walking from any location in Uptown. Moreover, there is generally a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. Property owners can find a good number of nearby clothing stores.