Westgate real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Westgate. There are around 20 green spaces nearby for residents to explore, such as Bramalea Community Park and Laurelcrest Park, which makes it very easy to access them from most locations in this part of Brampton. This area is also reasonably quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially closer to Highway 410.
This part of the city is especially car friendly. It is easy to park, and many properties for sale are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Highway 410. On the other hand, the public transit service in this part of Brampton is sometimes poor. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most properties. Moving around by bicycle is convenient in this area because there are a good number of bike lanes. Westgate is not particularly convenient for walking because few common errands can be run on foot.
The substantial proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Westgate is an important part of its character. Around 60% of the properties in this neighbourhood were built between 1980 and 1990, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s. This part of the city is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Around 90% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners whereas the rest are rented.
It is a reasonably short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from any location in Westgate. Parents benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. In contrast, it can be difficult to get to daycares as a pedestrian. Concerning food, a grocery store is generally reachable within a reasonably short walk from any home in this neighbourhood. Furthermore, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a good number of opportunities.