Abbotsford real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a calm environment will enjoy Abbotsford. This city is quiet, as the streets are generally reasonably peaceful - however noise can be bothersome around the airport (YXX), one of the railway lines or Trans-Canada Highway. Finally, it is easy to reach parks and there are over 200 of them close by for residents to check out.
Driving is usually the favoured transportation option in this city. Coming across a place to park is generally easy. However, Abbotsford is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, the city is linked by about 30 bus lines. It is impractical for people walking to get around in Abbotsford as very few common errands can be run on foot.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about 40% of dwellings in Abbotsford, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses. Around one quarter of properties in this city were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s. This city has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 70% of the population of this city own their home whereas renters make up the remainder.
High schools and primary schools are not particularly plentiful in Abbotsford, and consequently may require a rather long walk to get to. Parents are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. Furthermore, families may find it difficult for their children to reach daycares as a pedestrian. When it comes to food, accessing one of over 50 supermarkets by walking is possible for some, but not all, home buyers in this city. There are also a few choices for those who care about restaurants and cafes within walking distance.