Westmount real estate guide & listings for sale
Westmount is a good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm ambience. This part of Kitchener - Cambridge - Waterloo is reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Lastly, it is easy to reach public green spaces in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to relax in.
Westmount is a fairly convenient part of Waterloo and Kitchener for pedestrians; many common errands can be run without the use of a car. However, biking is at times difficult in Westmount since there is a significant amount of elevation changes, and there are a limited number of bike lanes. The car is very often the preferred method to move around in this area. It is straightforward to find a parking spot. On the other hand, commuting by transit can be sometimes challenging in Westmount by reason of the low service level. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is served by a few bus lines, and most residences are very close to a bus stop.
In Westmount, roughly 45% of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. About one third of homes in this part of Kitchener - Cambridge - Waterloo were constructed prior to the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of the city has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 55% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while the rest are renters.
It is easy to get to the nearest supermarket by walking from any location in Westmount. Moreover, a restaurant is generally just around the corner, and home buyers can enjoy a few cafes as well. With regards to education, families will appreciate the proximity to primary schools, which are within walking distance from most, if not all, homes for sale in Westmount. In contrast, there are no high schools in this neighbourhood.