Westwood Plateau real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Westwood Plateau is exemplified by its calm ambience. Accessing parks is easy from most locations in the neighbourhood, since getting to the closest one is easy from most properties and there are around 30 green spaces nearby for residents to check out. This area is also great for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there are low levels of noise from traffic.
The preferred transportation option in Westwood Plateau is very often a car. Parking is generally easy. On the other hand, this neighbourhood is not an especially convenient part of Coquitlam for travelling by public transit. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are typically a short walk away. It is challenging to get around by bike in Westwood Plateau since riding a bike is made arduous by the often steep terrain, and the bicycling infrastructure is rather limited. Most homes for sale in this part of the city are located in areas that are also not very suitable for those who travel by foot as running common errands is inconvenient by walking.
In Westwood Plateau, about 40% of dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. This neighbourhood also has a selection of unit sizes - there is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this neighbourhood. Roughly 85% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 15% are occupied by renters. Most of the housing growth in this part of the city took place in the 1990s.
Accessing the closest grocery store on foot is possible for some, but not all, house buyers in Westwood Plateau. A limited selection of restaurants and cafes can be found as well. Regarding education, it is a reasonably short walk to access primary schools from most homes for sale in this area. However, parents may find it difficult for their kids to get to high schools on foot.