Abbotsford real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Abbotsford is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. The noise levels in this city are reasonably low, as the streets are usually calm - although there are still several noisier sections, especially near one of the railway lines, the airport (YXX) or Trans-Canada Highway. Finally, it is easy to get to green spaces and there are over 200 of them close by for residents to visit.
This city is especially car friendly. It is very easy to park. In contrast, the public transit service in Abbotsford is not very frequent. Thankfully, house owners have access to about 30 bus lines. It is difficult for pedestrians to get around in Abbotsford because very few daily needs can be carried out without the use of a vehicle.
In Abbotsford, roughly 40% of dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This city is primarily composed of two bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. About 70% of the population of this city own their home while renters make up the remainder. This city did not experience a single building boom; the construction of new buildings in Abbotsford was spread throughout many decades in recent history.
Reaching one of over 50 grocery stores on foot is possible for some, but not all, home buyers in Abbotsford. There are also a few opportunities for those who care about close by restaurants and cafes. As far as education is concerned, there are only a few high schools and primary schools in Abbotsford and therefore they can be an extended walk away. Parents benefit from public and private schools at both the primary and secondary school level. Likewise, daycares are not especially numerous and accordingly not always within walking distance.