Westwood real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed ambience will enjoy Westwood. There are about 10 green spaces nearby for residents to discover, such as Morrell Nature Sanctuary and East Wellington Road Park, which results in them being easy to reach from the majority of locations within this part of the city. This neighbourhood is also reasonably good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are reasonably peaceful - although that is not the case around Nanaimo Parkway.
This part of the city is especially car friendly. The majority of real estate listings are a rather short drive from the closest highway, such as Nanaimo Parkway, and it is especially convenient to park. In contrast, this area is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are usually relatively close by. It is challenging for people travelling on foot to navigate Westwood because meeting daily needs is difficult by walking.
Roughly 80% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and the rest are renters. Single detached homes and townhouses are the predominant housing type in this part of Nanaimo. About 30% of properties in this neighbourhood were built after the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
Home buyers in this part of the city usually have to rely on a vehicle to shop for groceries. There are a few opportunities for those who appreciate restaurants in close proximity. In terms of education, families may find it difficult for their children to access high schools and primary schools as pedestrians. Furthermore, there are only a few daycares and accordingly they can be a rather long walk away.