Westbrook real estate guide & listings for sale
Westbrook is a very good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced ambience. Public green spaces are especially well-situated and there are approximately 10 of them close by for residents to visit, which makes them easy to reach. This part of the town is also very good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
Travelling by car is straightforward in this part of Richmond Hill. It is easy to access a place to park. On the other hand, the public transit service in Westbrook is fairly poor. Thankfully, there are about 10 bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and the closest bus stop is usually just around the corner. Bicycling is occasionally difficult in Westbrook because this area is home to a sometimes poor cycling infrastructure, and there are quite a few hills. Walking is also not very practical for house buyers in this part of Richmond Hill as running common errands is challenging by walking.
Single detached homes and townhouses are the main housing type in Westbrook. The buildings in this neighbourhood are very new, because around half of its buildings were constructed following the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this part of Richmond Hill. Nearly 95% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while the rest are renters.
It is a rather short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from most houses for sale in Westbrook. On the other hand, it can be difficult to reach daycares as a pedestrian. With respect to food, in most cases, a car is needed to buy groceries. Nevertheless, it is generally a reasonably short walk to the nearest pharmacy, which can supply some staple foods. Residents benefit from around 10 restaurants and coffee shops as well.