Westbrook real estate guide & listings for sale
Westbrook offers a calm environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. There are around 10 parks close by for residents to discover and they are especially well-situated, which makes them easy to get to. This neighbourhood is also very good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue.
The car is very often the preferred transportation option in this area. It is easy to access a parking spot. On the other hand, this neighbourhood is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is connected by around 10 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is typically just around the corner. Westbrook is not particularly suited for bicycling as there is a considerable amount of hills, and the cycling network is sometimes poor. This area is also not very conducive to walking since very few common errands can be run without having to use a vehicle.
The buildings in this neighbourhood are very modern, because about half of its buildings were built following the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s and the 1990s. In this part of the town, many dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest of the houses are mainly townhouses. Nearly 95% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this part of the town.
In Westbrook, families will typically be able to get to both primary and secondary schools by walking. In contrast, it can be difficult to walk to daycares from properties for sale in this area. When it comes to eating, a car is often needed in Westbrook to access the closest grocery store. Nonetheless, pharmacies are typically convenient to reach on foot and supply some basic food items. There are also a few options for those who appreciate nearby restaurants and cafes.