Westwood Real Estate Listings and Information
Westwood is bounded on the south by the Assiboine River, on the west by the Perimeter Hwy, on the north by Portage Ave and on the east by the St. Charles Country Club. Just to the west of the community is the Assiniboia Downs Race Track and the Red River Exhibition Grounds. This neighbourhood also has many fine homes and condos along the river.
Westwood is home to over 3,700 single family homes. Please see the Interactive Property Map for more information.
For the lifestyle choice of condominiums, Westwood offers many condo community choices, with styles to suit every taste and budget. They are located throughout the area with easy access to all the amenities and transportation offered in this neighbourhood.
Westwood is managed by the St. James-Assiniboine School Division with the exception of Winnipeg Mennonite Elementary School (K-8). There are four schools within this division; Ecole Robert Browning School (M-5), Lincoln MIddle School (6-8), Sansome School (K-5) and Westwood Collegiate (9-12). There is good access to Red River College to the north and University of Winnipeg to the east. Access to the University of Manitoba is via Kenaston to the south.
There is an abundance of shopping along Portage Avenue, with Polo Park Shopping Centre to the east, which includes over 200 stores with anchors such as Sears, The Bay, Zellers, Silver City, The Gap/Gap Kids, Sport Chek, Apple Store (opened 2009), Hollister Co. (opened December 18, 2010) and Forever 21 (opened March 2011, largest in Canada at 38,000 sq. ft.) and Unicity Mall to the west.
Westwood is nestled alongside both the Assiniboine River and Sturgeon Creek, and has a number of fine parks and two excellent golf courses, Glendale and the St Charles. The area is rich in recreation, with Bourkevale Park to the east, Assiniboine Golf Club bordering on the airport, Living Prairie Museum/Park to the west, and Assiniboine Park accessed by pedestrian bridge across the Assiniboine River. Westwood is home to Kirkfield Westwood Community Centre which provides indoor and outdoor recreational and leisure opportunities all year around.