West Hillhurst real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a calm environment will enjoy West Hillhurst. It is very easy to get to parks since there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to explore. This area is also very quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic.
This part of Calgary provides house buyers with several alternative methods of transportation. The public transit network in West Hillhurst is reasonably practical. In particular, property owners are served by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is usually just around the corner. Walking is also feasible for house buyers in West Hillhurst; running common errands is convenient. Commuting by bicycle is difficult in this part of Calgary since. Thankfully, it is a flat ride to most destinations.
In West Hillhurst, about 45% of buildings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses are the main alternatives in the housing stock. This part of the city also has a good selection of housing sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy about 60% of the properties in West Hillhurst and renters occupy the remainder. Roughly 30% of properties in this part of Calgary were built following the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1960s.
A car is usually needed in West Hillhurst to reach the closest grocery store. Nevertheless, pharmacies are generally convenient to access on foot and provide some basic food items. There are a good number of options in close proximity for those who value restaurants and cafes. Regarding education, it is a reasonably short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from any location in West Hillhurst. On the other hand, daycares are not especially plentiful and thus not always within walking distance.