Westmount real estate guide & listings for sale
Westmount offers a calm ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This area is very quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Finally, there are about 10 parks nearby for residents to check out, such as Reservoir Park and Civic Garden Centre Complex, and they are very well-distributed, making them easy to access.
The preferred approach to move around in Westmount is usually driving. It is straightforward to park. On the other hand, public transit riders may have limited choices in Westmount due to the service's low frequency. Thankfully, homeowners are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are commonly nearby. Westmount is not particularly well-suited for walking as few daily errands can be run on foot.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing roughly half of dwellings in Westmount, and the remaining properties are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This neighbourhood has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and one third are renters. Around 45% of homes in this part of the city were built between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s.
It is easy to access the nearest grocery store by walking in Westmount. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes in close proximity. Concerning education, primary schools are convenient to walk to from anywhere in this neighbourhood. In contrast, families may find it difficult for their kids to get to high schools on foot.