Westmount real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Westmount is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. It is easy to reach parks from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to enjoy. This area is also reasonably quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic.
This neighbourhood is quite conducive to those who travel by foot; meeting daily needs is easy. In contrast, cycling is sometimes challenging in Westmount because riding a bike is made difficult by the often sloping terrain, and there are a limited number of bike lanes. The favoured method to move around in this neighbourhood is very often driving. It is straightforward to come across a parking spot. In contrast, this part of Kitchener - Cambridge - Waterloo is not particularly transit friendly. Thankfully, residents are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing roughly 45% of buildings in Westmount, but large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. Around one third of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of Kitchener - Cambridge - Waterloo is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. About 55% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while the rest are renters.
It is often an option for house buyers in this area to buy their groceries on foot. Moreover, this part of the city is a fairly good place in which to eat out, and property owners can enjoy a few cafes as well. In terms of education, primary schools are very easy to reach on foot from most homes for sale in this area. In contrast, this area does not have any high schools.