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7 perks of living in the Plateau-Mont-Royal

7 perks of living in the Plateau-Mont-Royal

The Plateau-Mont-Royal, an iconic jewel of Montreal, reveals itself as a true treasure nestled in the heart of the Quebec metropolis. With its lively streets, colorful buildings, and bohemian atmosphere, this historic neighborhood is full of charm. Located near downtown, the Plateau-Mont-Royal is a genuine cultural and artistic meeting place where traditions of the past blend with contemporary creativity. Our real estate brokers in Montreal share the 7 main perks of living in the dynamic neighborhood of the Plateau-Mont-Royal.

1. Live at the heart of a unique architecture

The distinctive character of the Plateau-Mont-Royal is also reflected in its architecture. The famous wrought-iron staircases and balconies, colorful facades, and historical buildings contribute to a unique aesthetic in this neighborhood. The colorful Victorian-style homes lining Square Saint-Louis are a must-see. The cobblestone streets invite leisurely strolls, providing a charming contrast to the urban hustle and bustle nearby.

carré st-louis plateau

2. Be part of a cosmopolitan neighborhood

The Plateau-Mont-Royal is renowned for its ethnic diversity and cultural richness. From Francophone communities to Italian, Greek, Portuguese, and many other influences, this cosmopolitan neighborhood offers a unique experience to those who visit or reside in it.

3. Take advantage of a well-connected neighborhood

The neighborhood enjoys great accessibility to public transportation. Indeed, the Mont-Royal, Sherbrooke, and Laurier metro stations are nearby, providing direct access to the orange and green lines. These major lines quickly connect to the city’s main destinations, such as Old Montreal, the Quartier des Spectacles, universities, and business centers. The metro stations are easily accessible on foot from many points in the Plateau, making daily commutes and urban getaways convenient.

The Plateau is also served by an extensive bus network that connects the neighborhood to all corners of the metropolis. The main bus lines provide convenient and frequent transportation options.

For cycling enthusiasts, the neighborhood offers a multitude of well-maintained bike paths. Additionally, the city’s bike-sharing system, BIXI, has rental stations strategically located throughout the Plateau, providing an additional option for eco-friendly commuting.

4. Indulge in a moment of relaxation at the numerous restaurants and cozy cafes

Avec ses principales rues commerçantes telles que la rue Saint-Denis, l’avenue du Mont-Royal et le boulevard Saint-Laurent, le quartier regorge de commerces variés offrant des menus variés et innovants. Vous pouvez y trouver des bistrots chaleureux, des trattorias italiennes, des restaurants asiatiques, des brasseries, des cafés spécialisés, des bars à vin et bien d’autres options culinaires. De plus, le Plateau-Mont-Royal abrite de nombreux petits commerces locaux, y compris des boulangeries et des pâtisseries qui proposent des pains frais, des viennoiseries et des desserts alléchants. Les amateurs de gastronomie seront servis !

Café Myriade Plateau

5. Be close to a multitude of schools.

Whether it’s for preschoolers, primary, secondary, or even university students, the neighborhood offers a multitude of educational options within walking distance or a short distance away. Indeed, the Plateau is a family-friendly area abundant with educational offerings. There are over 19 primary and secondary educational institutions, along with specialized schools.

For university students, the Plateau-Mont-Royal is ideally situated close to some of Montreal’s prominent higher education institutions. Universities such as the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) and McGill University are easily accessible by public transport or bike from the neighborhood. This allows students to enjoy the vibrant urban life of the Plateau while pursuing their higher education.

6. Live at the heart of an artistic and cultural hub.

The Plateau is a true hub for art and culture. The iconic neighborhood is brimming with a thriving artistic scene, art galleries, theaters, cinemas, and performance venues that make it a paradise for culture enthusiasts. Among the renowned theaters are La Licorne Theatre, Theatre d’Aujourd’hui, Theatre du Rideau Vert, and many more.

The area hosts over 300 cultural events during the summer, including numerous festivals, much to the delight of the public

7. Enjoy the numerous green spaces

While wandering the streets of Plateau-Mont-Royal, you’ll be charmed by its numerous parks and green spaces. The neighborhood hosts over 70 parks! Parc La Fontaine, one of the largest green spaces in the city, provides a tranquil oasis ideal for strolling, picnicking, and enjoying outdoor performances. Bicycles and pedestrians share the space on bike paths and green alleys, making Plateau-Mont-Royal an ideal neighborhood for fitness enthusiasts.

Parc La Fontaine Plateau

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