Uptown real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Uptown. This area is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several louder sections, especially around the railway line. Lastly, public green spaces are very well-situated and there are a few of them close by for residents to visit, which results in them being easy to get to from most locations within this neighbourhood.
Travelling by car is especially convenient in Uptown. Nearby highways are reasonably easy to access from any location in this area, and it is very convenient to park. However, the public transit system in Uptown is fairly poor. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are generally nearby. Uptown is suited for bicycling because the cycling infrastructure is very comprehensive. Many of the houses for sale in this part of the city are located in areas that are not especially suitable for walking as few daily needs can be met by walking.
In Uptown, the majority of buildings are townhouses, and the remaining dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This neighbourhood also has a good selection of housing sizes; it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy about 80% of the dwellings in Uptown and the remainder are rented. This part of the city experienced its most significant building boom after the year 2000, so most of the available homes are from this time period.
It is a reasonably short walk to get to schools and daycares from anywhere in this part of the city. With regards to food, it is especially easy to reach the closest grocery store on foot in Uptown. Moreover, there are a good number of opportunities in close proximity for those who value restaurants and cafes. It is also a reasonably short distance to a decent selection of clothing stores.