Westmount real estate guide & listings for sale
Westmount is a fairly good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a calm ambience. It is easy to access parks since there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit. This area is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
Westmount is very car friendly. It is very convenient to park. Westmount is not especially suitable for those who travel by foot as running common errands is at times difficult.
In Westmount, around two thirds of dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This part of Peterborough is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 70% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and the rest are rented. Around 45% of homes in this part of Peterborough were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
Both primary and secondary schools are convenient to get to on foot from any location in this area. On the other hand, daycares are not especially plentiful and consequently not always within walking distance. With respect to food, property owners in this area often have to use a vehicle to shop for groceries. Nonetheless, getting to the nearest pharmacy and thus some basic food items is generally convenient. Residents can enjoy a few restaurants and cafes as well.