Westview real estate guide & listings for sale
Westview is a very good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a relaxed atmosphere. Public green spaces are very well-distributed and there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit, which makes them easy to reach. The noise levels in this part of the city are also very low, as the streets tend to be very peaceful.
Westview is very car friendly. It is very easy to park. In contrast, the public transit service in this part of the city is not very frequent. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. It is inconvenient for people walking to navigate this area since most daily needs are difficult to carry out by walking. The bike is a somewhat poor means of transportation in this part of Cambridge since the bicycling network is not especially well-developed, and cyclists are faced with a considerable amount of elevation changes.
About 45% of properties in Westview were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. The sizeable percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of this part of the city is an important part of its character. Nearly 95% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while the remainder are renters. This part of the city also has quite a good selection of unit sizes; there is a higher proportion of three bedroom homes in this area.
Primary schools are easy to access on foot from any location in this neighbourhood. However, there are no high schools in this area. Concerning food, it is rarely practical for home buyers in Westview to travel to the nearest supermarket on foot.