Pointe-aux-Trembles real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Pointe-aux-Trembles is exemplified by its relaxed environment. This area is fairly good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several noisier sections, especially closer to Autoroute Métropolitaine or the railway line. Lastly, greenery is quite present in this part of the city; it is easy to get to green spaces in the neighbourhood, since the majority of homes have one a short walk away and there are over 50 parks nearby for residents to relax in. Residents will also find that there are many tree-lined streets.
The car is usually the preferred transportation option in this neighbourhood. Parking is generally easy, and it is a short car ride to the closest highway, such as Autoroute Félix-Leclerc, from any home in Pointe-aux-Trembles. However, commuting by transit can be at times challenging in this part of Montréal due to the infrequent service. Nevertheless, homeowners can rely on the Pointe-aux-Trembles Station on the Mascouche Line. The neighbourhood is connected by about 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most properties. This area is not particularly conducive to walking as carrying out daily needs is sometimes difficult on foot. In contrast, this part of Montréal is reasonably cycling-friendly as this part of the city has a fairly good bicycling infrastructure, and bike riders do not encounter significant hills.
In Pointe-aux-Trembles, around half of dwellings are small apartment buildings, and the remainder are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. About one third of properties in this area were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This area also has a good selection of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy roughly 60% of the dwellings in Pointe-aux-Trembles whereas renters occupy the remainder.
It is a rather short walk to access daycares and primary schools from anywhere in Pointe-aux-Trembles. However, it can be challenging to reach high schools on foot. As far as food is concerned, the nearest grocery store in Pointe-aux-Trembles is generally only a rather short walk away. There are also a few options for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes within walking distance.
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