Westmount real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Westmount. Green spaces, including Groat Ravine, are very well-spread out and there are a few of them close by for residents to unwind in, making them very easy to reach. The noise levels in this neighbourhood are also low, as the streets are calm.
No matter the means of transportation, it is reasonably convenient to travel in this neighbourhood. Commuting by public transit is convenient in this area. There are approximately 10 bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. Physically active house buyers will also enjoy the pedestrian-friendly nature of Westmount; many daily needs can be carried out without having to use a vehicle. This area is bicycling-friendly as bike riders do not face serious slopes, and the cycling network is especially comprehensive.
The buildings in this neighbourhood are quite old, because about 40% of its dwellings were built prior to the 1960s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s. In this area, roughly half of dwellings are small apartment buildings, while single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. The proportions of homeowners and renters are about even. This area is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
A grocery store is ordinarily accessible within a short walk from most houses for sale in Westmount. In addition, Westmount is a good place in which to go out to eat or go to a cafe. A reasonable variety of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance, for example along 124th Street Northwest. Concerning education, in Westmount, families will typically be able to reach schools and daycares on foot.