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Westmount

Part of the Greater Toronto metropolitan area, Westmount is a neighbourhood within Oakville, Ontario.

Housing

In Westmount, roughly 45% of buildings are single detached homes, but large apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around 70% of the units in Westmount while the remainder are rented. Most of the housing growth in this neighbourhood has happened after the year 2000.

Transportation

This part of Oakville is very car friendly. Nearby highways are reasonably easy to reach from anywhere in Westmount, and it is very convenient to come across a parking spot. However, commuting by transit can be challenging in this part of Oakville by reason of the service's low frequency. Nevertheless, there are about 10 bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. Westmount is not particularly appropriate for bicycling because there are few bike lanes, and there are a good number of hills. Westmount is also not especially convenient for those who travel by foot since very few common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.

Services

It is typically feasible for home buyers in this area to buy groceries on foot. A small number of restaurants and coffee shops are available as well. With respect to education, schools and daycares are easy to walk to from most houses for sale in this part of the town.

Character

The character of Westmount is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. This part of Oakville is reasonably quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic. Lastly, it is very easy to reach parks from most locations within the neighbourhood, since there are approximately 30 of them nearby for residents to relax in and numerous houses have a park around the corner.

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