Westminster real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a calm ambience will enjoy Westminster. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - however some areas can be quite loud, especially near the railway line or Highway 401. Lastly, there are approximately 10 green spaces nearby for residents to check out, including Westminster Ponds and Marr Drain, which makes it easy to access them.
Westminster is very car friendly. It is especially convenient to park, and most properties for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway, such as Highway 402. However, the public transit network in Westminster is rather limited. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. It is impractical for pedestrians to move around in Westminster since very few common errands can be run on foot.
The predominant housing types in Westminster are single detached homes and townhouses. Most housing in this area was built between 1960 and 1980, during its most significant construction boom. This part of the city is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy roughly 80% of the units in Westminster and the rest are rented.
There are only a few high schools and primary schools in Westminster and accordingly they can be an extended walk away. Furthermore, families may consider it very difficult to get to daycares on foot. With regards to food, some residents in Westminster may be able to do groceries by walking, while others will have to use a vehicle. A small number of restaurants and cafes are available as well.