Westmount real estate guide & listings for sale
Westmount is a good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced environment. Public green spaces, like Waterloo Park and Iron Horse Trail, are very well-spread out and there are a few of them nearby for residents to relax in, which makes them easy to access. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as the streets are reasonably peaceful.
This neighbourhood is a fairly pleasant part of Waterloo and Kitchener for pedestrians; many daily errands can be run on foot. In contrast, cycling is occasionally difficult in Westmount because the bicycling network is somewhat poor, and there are quite a few hills. Westmount is a very good part of Waterloo and Kitchener for driving. It is straightforward to park. In contrast, residents using public transit may have limited options in Westmount due to the infrequent service. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and most properties are very close to a bus stop.
In Westmount, around 45% of buildings are single detached homes, and the rest of the houses are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. The homes in this area are quite old, because around one third of its dwellings were built pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of Kitchener - Cambridge - Waterloo offers mainly three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around 55% of the dwellings in Westmount and 45% are rented.
A supermarket is typically reachable within a reasonably short walk from most properties for sale in Westmount. Likewise, a restaurant is generally just around the corner, and there are also a few cafes in Westmount. Concerning education, it is a short walk to reach primary schools from most properties for sale in this neighbourhood. In contrast, Westmount does not have any high schools.