Westmount real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Westmount is exemplified by its calm ambience. Green spaces, like Groat Ravine, are very well-situated and there are a few of them close by for residents to relax in, making it very easy to reach them. This part of the city is also fairly good for those who prefer quiet areas, as the streets are quite peaceful.
Westmount offers property owners several alternative means of transportation. This neighbourhood benefits from a reasonably good public transit infrastructure. More precisely, there are approximately 10 bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. It is also convenient for people travelling on foot to get around in this part of Edmonton; carrying out daily needs is easy by walking. It is very convenient to commute by bicycle in Westmount as there are a limited number of elevation changes for cyclists to brave, and the cycling network is excellent.
Small apartment buildings are the main housing type, representing about half of dwellings in Westmount, whereas the rest are mainly single detached homes. This neighbourhood has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of homeowners and renters are about even. About 40% of homes in this area were built prior to the 1960s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 2000s.
The nearest grocery store in Westmount is typically only a very short walk away. In addition, this neighbourhood is a good place in which to go out to eat or go to a cafe. A decent choice of clothing stores is also located within a rather short walking distance. As far as education is concerned, parents and their kids will find that no matter where their property is situated in Westmount, schools and daycares are nearby.