Altamont real estate guide & listings for sale
Altamont is a fairly good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a calm atmosphere. This part of the municipality is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although that is not the case close to the railway line or Trans-Canada Highway. Finally, public green spaces are especially well-situated and there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to explore, which makes them easy to get to.
Driving is a great transportation option in this part of the municipality. Nearby highways, such as Trans-Canada Highway, are reasonably easy to access from any location in this area, and it is very easy to park. In contrast, residents using public transit may have very limited choices in Altamont as a result of the infrequent service. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and the closest bus stop is generally close by. It is challenging for pedestrians to move around in Altamont as very few daily errands can be run on foot. Bicycling is also very hard in this part of West Vancouver since riding is rendered difficult by the often hilly area, and the cycling network is quite poor.
The housing stock of Altamont is composed primarily of single detached homes and townhouses. About one quarter of properties in this part of the municipality were constructed pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this part of West Vancouver. About 85% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners whereas renters occupy the remainder.
It is rarely possible for home buyers in Altamont to access the closest supermarket on foot. There are a few choices for those who appreciate close by restaurants. Regarding education, parents and their children will welcome the proximity to primary schools, which are within walking distance from most homes for sale in this neighbourhood. However, Altamont does not contain any high schools.