This city is often overshadowed by its more bustling counterparts Toronto and Vancouver, but Winnipeg offers a middle ground for those wanting an urban landscape with a rural touch. It is an ideal place for people who enjoy snowy winters and quiet summers. With a population of more than 700,000, it is Canada’s seventh largest city. Winnipeg can be divided into 10 key neighbourhoods each with apartments and condos available for rent.


This area has even more parks, making it ideal for outdoorsy individuals. It is home to Assiniboine Park Zoo and surrounded by plenty of cafes, restaurants, and playgrounds. Adults and children alike will find entertainment around every corner. Seasons has listings ready to
move in for families and nature-lovers while Quail Ridge Apartment Homes is the ideal rental for business people who need to be close to the airport.

St. Vital

One of the oldest neighbourhoods in Winnipeg, it dates back to the early 1800s when French settlers first inhabited the area. It has a rich history with it being home to the infamous Louis Riel. This area is located just 20-minutes from the downtown core making it perfect for people who want a bit of distance between their home and the hustle of the busiest part of the city. It has the second largest mall in Winnipeg – the St. Vital Centre with more than 100 stores and food options. Creekside Terrace is the perfect apartment to rent here and even offers a discounted security deposit for seniors.

Seven Oaks

This is an ideal spot for people who enjoy living active lifestyles with its many recreational centres and small parks. It is a quiet community away from the city centre that can accommodate people of all backgrounds and ages. It is in the northernmost part of Winnipeg.


The ideal spot for young people who want to be close to the downtown core – it is just a 20-minute bus ride away. Known for its hippie history, this area is a tight-knit community situated near locally-owned boutiques.

East and West Norwood

The East-end of this neighbourhood has four schools and several amenities and services while the West is largely made of residential blocks. It is close to the downtown core and offers stunning views on the river.

St. Norbert

Initially inhabited by First Nations who enjoyed the hunting and fishing available in the area. It is now home to the Provincial Heritage Park and the Le Marche St. Norbert Farmers Market. There are a variety of different housing amenities to choose from in this expanding area.


Considered the first official suburb of Winnipeg, it is where families typically tend to be drawn towards. It is one of the wealthier parts of the city with its beautiful luxury homes and is just a 10-minute drive from the core. It is still affordable to rent in this area though with some listening going for around $1,700.

Richmond Lakes

It is just south of the TransCanada Highway and located near several schools and bodies of water. It is a scenic, peaceful area ideal for both young and established families. There are just a few listings here at the moment with new ones in development.

Niakwa Park

There are several golf courses and green spaces in this area, making it the perfect spot to settle down. Most of the dwellings here are apartments and multilevel buildings, ideal for single renters and small families. Homes here are just a quick 10-minute commute to the downtown core.

Windsor Park

This quiet spot is perfect for people who want to live life at a slower pace and enjoy outdoor recreational activities. There are several schools in the area and a slew of green spaces all around. There is a golf course nearby and some shops for residents to frequent in their spare time.

Winnipeg has a neighbourhood for every kind of renter regardless of age or lifestyle. There are parks and shops in every area and options for people to live both the bustling city and quiet residential life. No matter your needs, Winnipeg has a place for you.

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