Austin Heights real estate guide & listings for sale
Austin Heights offers a calm environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. It is very easy to get to public green spaces since there are a few of them close by for residents to explore. This neighbourhood is also quiet, as the streets are generally calm.
It is easy for people walking to move around in Austin Heights; many daily errands can be run on foot. Even though the bicycling network is fairly good, the bike is a somewhat poor method of transportation in this part of the city as riding is made arduous by the often steep topography. Austin Heights is not an especially convenient part of Coquitlam for travelling by public transit. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most houses. In contrast, the best mode of transportation in this neighbourhood is usually driving. The majority of houses for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway, and it is easy to park.
Small apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing many dwellings in Austin Heights, whereas the rest are mainly single detached homes. This part of Coquitlam experienced its most significant building boom between 1960 and 1980, so most of the available properties are from this era. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Roughly 70% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters and owners occupy the remainder.
Daycares and schools are straightforward to access on foot from anywhere in Austin Heights. As far as food is concerned, home buyers in this part of the city will welcome that a grocery store is always only a very short walk away. In addition, this area is a good place in which to eat out or go to a cafe.