Snowdon, Montréal, Quebec Real Estate and Homes for Sale
About two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and one third are owners. Small apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing around 40% of dwellings in this neighbourhood, while large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood experienced its main construction boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This part of the city has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Read more about Snowdon real estate
Regardless of the mode of transportation, it is quite easy to get around in Snowdon. This part of the city benefits from a very good public transit infrastructure. For example, rapid transit stations, including Station Snowdon 5, Côte-Sainte-Catherine Station and Station Snowdon 2 with access to the Orange Line and Blue Line, are not very far away from most houses in the neighbourhood. Homeowners are served by approximately 10 bus lines, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. This area is also reasonably convenient for walking; many day-to-day errands can be run on foot, and a variety of businesses are nearby. Moving around by bicycle is occasionally difficult in Snowdon because there are few bike lanes, and there is a considerable amount of slopes.
Schools and daycares are very easy to walk to from most properties for sale in Snowdon. Concerning food, both general and specialty grocery stores are typically accessible within a short walk from anywhere in this area. In addition, there is often a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. Property owners can find a fair number of nearby clothing stores.
Snowdon offers a calm environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of Montréal features a fair amount of greenery as the tree canopy coverage for most streets is good. There are around 20 parks close by for residents to unwind in, which results in them being very easy to access from most locations within this area. This part of the city is also quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case close to the railway line or Autoroute Décarie.