Parkview West, Hamilton, Ontario Real Estate and Homes for Sale
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing roughly 90% of dwellings in Parkview West, while the rest are mainly duplexes. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 85% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 15% are rented. This area experienced its main building boom pre-1960, so most of the available homes are from this era. Read more about Parkview West real estate
Driving is a great means of transportation in Parkview West. It is very easy to park, and the majority of houses for sale are a short car ride from the closest highway. In contrast, Parkview West is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. Parkview West is not very cycling-friendly because there are few bike lanes. Thankfully, riding is facilitated by the generally flat terrain. This area is also not very conducive to walking as few common errands can be run without having to use a vehicle.
There are no high schools and no primary schools in Parkview West. Furthermore, parents and their children may find it very difficult to get to daycares on foot. With regards to eating, it is very often practical for home buyers in Parkview West to do groceries on foot. Moreover, a coffee shop is usually a reasonably short stroll away, and residents of this neighbourhood benefit from a few restaurants as well.
Parkview West offers a calm ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. Parks are very well-spread out and there are a few of them close by for residents to unwind in, which makes it very easy to get to them from a lot of locations in the neighbourhood. This part of Hamilton is quiet overall, as the streets are generally quite tranquil - although that is not the case around one of the railway lines.