St. Matthews real estate guide & listings for sale
St. Matthews is a fairly good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced ambience. There are a few green spaces close by for residents to visit and they are especially well-spread out, making them easy to get to. This neighbourhood is also reasonably quiet, as the streets are generally peaceful.
St. Matthews will attract homeowners that value several modes of transportation. It is very easy for people walking to navigate St. Matthews; many daily errands can be run on foot, and there are also a good number of businesses close by. The public transit system in this part of the city is reasonably practical. For example, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. St. Matthews is also car friendly. Many real estate listings are a very short car ride from the nearest highway.
In St. Matthews, around 55% of buildings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings. A majority of the housing growth in this neighbourhood happened pre-1960. This part of Winnipeg is primarily composed of one bedroom and three bedroom homes. The proportions of homeowners and renters are about even.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are typically accessible within a very short walk from anywhere in St. Matthews. Likewise, there are a fair number of options in close proximity for those who value restaurants and cafes. A good choice of clothing stores is also situated within a rather short walking distance. With regards to education, in this part of the city, parents and their children will generally be able to access daycares and schools on foot.