Austin Heights real estate guide & listings for sale
Austin Heights is a good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a calm environment. It is very easy to get to parks since there are a few of them close by for residents to explore. This part of the city is also good for those who prefer quiet surroundings, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic.
Walking is practical for property owners in Austin Heights, although daily errands are occasionally difficult to run on foot. Although the cycling infrastructure is extensive, the bike is a rather poor method of transportation in this neighbourhood since riding is made strenuous by the typically hilly area. The public transit network in Austin Heights is fairly poor. Nevertheless, homeowners are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby. On the other hand, driving is a very good medium of transportation in Austin Heights. Nearby highways are reasonably easy to reach from any home in this neighbourhood, and it is convenient to find a parking spot.
In Austin Heights, many buildings are small apartment buildings, while single detached homes are the main alternative in the housing stock. There is a higher proportion of one bedroom homes in this neighbourhood. Renters occupy around 70% of the properties in the neighbourhood whereas owners occupy the remainder. Most of the housing growth in this part of the city happened in the 1960s and 1970s.
Families will value the proximity to daycares and schools, which are within walking distance from most, if not all, houses for sale in this part of the city. Regarding food, it is especially convenient to reach the nearest grocery store on foot in this part of Coquitlam. Likewise, there are a fair number of options for those who value nearby restaurants and cafes.