West End real estate guide & listings for sale
No matter what type of character home buyers prefer in a neighbourhood, West End is a good option. West End is quiet overall, as the streets are reasonably peaceful. There are a few public green spaces close by for residents to visit, which makes them very easy to get to. Lastly, there are a very large number of things to do in this area to visit. There is a wide variety of entertainment venues, there are very often masses of people around, and finding one of the approximately 30 nightlife venues is very easy because they are generally situated in especially convenient locations.
West End does not demand driving since several other modes of transportation are available. West End is home to a great public transit infrastructure thanks to around 10 nearby bus lines. This area is also very conducive to walking; all daily errands can be run on foot, and various businesses are very close by. Cycling is reasonably adopted in this neighbourhood since there are innumerable bike lanes.
The sizeable percentage of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of West End is an important part of its character. This neighbourhood is especially good for those looking for one bedroom homes. Around 80% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and 20% are owners. About half of properties in this area were built between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
It is a short walk to reach daycares and schools from any location in West End. When it comes to food, it is very often possible for house buyers in this neighbourhood to purchase general and specialty groceries by walking. Furthermore, owing to over 350 restaurants and approximately 40 cafes, West End is a great area in which to eat out. Property owners benefit from countless clothing stores within walking distance, for example on Robson Street.