Westend real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy Westend. There are a few green spaces close by for residents to unwind in and they are especially well-located, which makes it easy to get to them. This neighbourhood is also good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are usually quite calm.
This area allows homeowners to move around by different means of transportation. Westend features a good public transit infrastructure due to a few nearby bus lines. It is also easy for pedestrians to move around in Westend; most daily needs are convenient to meet on foot. It is difficult to travel by bicycle in Westend because cyclists encounter a considerable amount of slopes. Thankfully, there are a fair number of bike lanes.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing around 45% of dwellings in Westend, but small apartment buildings and duplexes are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around 70% of the dwellings in Westend and 30% are rented. This neighbourhood experienced its largest building boom before the 1960s, so most of the available housing is from this time period.
Parents and their children will welcome the proximity to daycares and schools, which are within walking distance from vast majority houses for sale in this neighbourhood. With respect to eating, the nearest grocery store in Westend is generally only a very short walk away. Additionally, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of options, and there are also a few cafes in this area.