Uptown real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a calm environment will enjoy Uptown. This part of the city is quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, it is easy to get to green spaces since there are a few of them close by for residents to explore.
Uptown affords homeowners the choice between several means of transportation. It is very easy for pedestrians to move around in Uptown; many daily needs can be carried out without the use of a vehicle. In contrast, cycling is challenging in this area since there are quite a few hills, and there are few bike lanes. The public transit system in Uptown is reasonably accessible. The neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most residences. Driving is also a good medium of transportation in this neighbourhood. It is easy to find a place to park, and the majority of houses for sale are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway.
Large apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing most dwellings in Uptown, and the remaining houses are mainly small apartment buildings. This neighbourhood is particularly good for those looking for one bedroom homes. Renters occupy roughly two thirds of the properties in Uptown while owners occupy the remainder. Roughly half of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
Home buyers in this part of New Westminster will value that a grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Furthermore, this neighbourhood is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat or go to a cafe. It is also a rather short walk to a decent variety of clothing stores. Concerning education, in Uptown, families will almost always be able to access daycares and schools by walking.