A real mix of every possible lifestyle choice is available in limited quantity in this neighbourhood. Choose to live in the newer prestigious condominium communities of “The Bauer Lofts” and “The Grand”. If you prefer more historical loft living, options are “The Alex” a unique condominium built in an historic school or “Seagram’s Lofts”. This area offers Waterloo’s best urban, walk—able uptown lifestyle, allowing residents to enjoy local parks, churches, the Bauer Marketplace boasting the popular Vincenzo’s delicatessen, and The Bauer Kitchen restaurant. The new Balsiliie School for international Study and Research, both the University of Waterloo and Wilfred Laurier University draw students into this area and it is common to see students renting legal accessory apartments available in this neighbourhood. For working professionals, Sun Life Financial, Grand River Hospital and the Uptown Waterloo malt are all within walking distance. Some properties are even adjacent to Westmount Golf Course. Buyers will notice some interesting architectural homes in the Old Westmount area that were built as early as 1910s. Other homes will range from the 20 year to 60+ year age range. In such properties, do look for the age of the roof, windows, furnace and if electrical wiring might need to be updated. Do expect to see mature lots, large trees, homes with additions built on, wood burning fireplaces, formal living room and dining rooms.