Westgate real estate guide & listings for sale
Westgate offers a relaxed environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. It is very easy to access parks in the neighbourhood, since there are approximately 20 of them nearby for residents to unwind in and numerous properties have a park a short walk away. This neighbourhood is also quiet, as the streets are usually peaceful - although there are still several noisier sections, especially closer to Highway 410.
Westgate is especially car friendly. Nearby highways, such as Highway 410, are very easy to drive to from any location in this neighbourhood, and it is convenient to park. However, the public transit system in Westgate is sometimes poor. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and it is very convenient to find a nearby bus stop from most residences. It is sometimes difficult for pedestrians to move around in Westgate as few daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. In contrast, Westgate is quite appropriate for cycling as there are a fair number of bike lanes.
In Westgate, roughly 70% of dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly duplexes. A majority of the housing growth in this neighbourhood occurred between 1980 and 1990. This part of the city offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy roughly 90% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood whereas the remainder are rented.
Families will find that no matter where their home is located in Westgate, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. In contrast, parents may find it difficult for their children to access daycares as a pedestrian. With regards to food, it is convenient to get to the closest supermarket on foot in Westgate. Moreover, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and there are also a few coffee shops in Westgate.