West Hillhurst real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a calm ambience will enjoy West Hillhurst. Parks are very easy to get to since there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to visit. The noise levels in this neighbourhood are also very low, as the streets are generally very calm.
Regardless of the medium of transportation, it is reasonably easy to travel in this part of Calgary. West Hillhurst is quite transit friendly. More specifically, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and it is very easy to get to a nearby bus stop from most properties. West Hillhurst is also reasonably suitable for those who travel by foot; running common errands is convenient. Despite the fact that there are a limited number of slopes, West Hillhurst is not very conducive to cycling because.
About 30% of homes in West Hillhurst were constructed after the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s. In this area, about 45% of dwellings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses. Homeowners occupy around 60% of the properties in West Hillhurst and 40% are rented. This area has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
In West Hillhurst, parents and their kids will typically be able to access both primary and secondary schools by walking. In contrast, daycares are not especially plentiful and thus not always within walking distance. With respect to food, house buyers in this neighbourhood typically need a car to travel to the nearest supermarket. However, those who appreciate dining in restaurants or cafes will have a good number of choices in West Hillhurst, for instance along Kensington Road Northwest.