Westminster real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy Westminster. The noise levels in this part of London are reasonably low, as the streets tend to be quite tranquil - although there are still several noisier sections, especially near the railway line or Highway 401. Finally, there are around 10 green spaces close by for residents to discover, like Glen Cairn Park and Marr Drain, making it easy to access them from the majority of locations within Westminster.
This area is an extremely good part of London for moving around by car. Most homes for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway, such as Highway 402, and finding a place to park is generally easy. On the other hand, the public transit system in Westminster is not very accessible. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is generally very close. Walking is not very practical for residents in Westminster as carrying out daily needs is inconvenient on foot.
In Westminster, many buildings are single detached homes, while townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This neighbourhood offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 80% of the properties in Westminster and 20% are rented. Most homes in this neighbourhood were built between 1960 and 1980, during its main building boom.
Families may consider it challenging to reach high schools and primary schools as pedestrians. In addition, daycares are not numerous and therefore not always within walking distance. As far as eating is concerned, it is often an option for home buyers in Westminster to shop for their groceries on foot. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who value close by restaurants and cafes.