Real Estate in Crestview

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If you’re looking to buy a home in St. James, you may be unsure of which sub-area to choose. To help you find the perfect neighbourhood, we’ve written a brief overview of each sub-area of St. James. In this article, we will be focusing on real estate in Crestview. This well-connected neighbourhood has ties to both the Perimeter Highway and Portage Avenue making it highly accessible. Here, you’ll find well-established, tree-lined streets, great schools and well-priced homes. Learn more about life in Crestview, below!

All About Real Estate in Crestview!

Crestview is located on the far west side of Winnipeg in St. James. This sub-area borders Saskatchewan Avenue to the north, Portage Avenue to the south, Sturgeon Road to the East and the Perimeter Highway to the west. Thanks to its close proximity to the Perimeter Hwy and Portage Ave, this neighbourhood is great for commuters. Even if you’d prefer to travel by bus, Crestview is served by several different stops. The area is also fairly walkable, with a variety of schools and shops near houses. Despite being so transit-friendly, the area is markedly quiet. Many residents note that the streets are seldom busy and noise is kept to a minimum.

In Crestview, residents have access to numerous amenities and educational services. For example, only a few minute’s drive from most properties will land you at the Unicity Smart Complex. This complex is home to several name-brand stores and popular restaurants like Walmart, Shopper’s Drug Mart,  Value Village, Staples, Original Joes, Winners, and so many others.

For schooling, parents should note that Crestview lies within the St. James School District. There are five elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school that serve the area, offering several options for students to receive their education. Moreover, the Grace Hospital is only a 6-minute drive from most homes in Crestview. 

One of the best parts about living in this neighbourhood is the parks and recreational spaces in the area. The most notable is the Heritage Victoria Community Centre which has been a part of the Crestview community for 25+ years! This centre has several programs from sports to dog training. Moreover, there is an abundance of parks. For instance, Sturgeon Creek Park, Lakewood Park, South Lake Park, Lumsden Pond and so many others!

Crestview Real Estate

As for real estate in Crestview, the area is mostly comprised of single-family homes. Consequently, the majority of homeowners in Crestview are young families with school-aged children. Homes in Crestview are moderately priced and usually begin in the low $200,000 range. However, there are also some larger properties that price all the way into the $500,000 range. The neighborhood experienced the majority of its housing boom in the 60s so, most of the area is well-established. Because of this, there is minimal to no construction in the area. Besides single-family homes, buyers will also find a good mix of condos and apartments. 

For more information about real estate in Crestview contact me today. I’d be happy to help you find a home in this desirable area. Feel free to reach out to me with any questions or concerns about a property listed in this neighbourhood! Be sure to check out my social media for the latest updates and more!