Altamont real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a calm environment will enjoy Altamont. Parks are very well-situated and there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to relax in, which results in them being easy to reach from the majority of locations in the neighbourhood. This part of the municipality is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although that is not the case closer to the railway line or Trans-Canada Highway.
Altamont is very car friendly. It is very easy to park, and it is a reasonably short car ride to the closest highway, such as Trans-Canada Highway, from anywhere in this area. However, travelling by public transit is challenging in Altamont. Nonetheless, homeowners are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most residences. It is challenging for pedestrians to navigate this area since running common errands is inconvenient by walking. Biking is also very hard in this part of the municipality because cyclists are faced with a considerable amount of slopes, and Altamont has a quite poor cycling infrastructure.
Homeowners occupy about 80% of the units in the neighbourhood and 20% are rented. Single detached homes and row houses are the main housing type in this part of the municipality. Around one quarter of properties in this neighbourhood were built before the 1960s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this neighbourhood.
Primary schools are convenient to get to on foot from most properties for sale in this part of West Vancouver. In contrast, there are no high schools in Altamont. When it comes to eating, buying one's groceries generally demands the use of a vehicle in this part of West Vancouver. Residents of Altamont can enjoy a few restaurants.