British Properties real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of British Properties is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. The noise levels in this neighbourhood are very low, as the streets are usually very peaceful. Lastly, there are over 50 public green spaces close by for residents to explore, which makes it very easy to get to them.
The car is usually the best approach to navigate this neighbourhood. It is a rather short drive to the nearest highway, such as Trans-Canada Highway, from any location in British Properties, and it is very easy to park. In contrast, commuting by transit can be challenging in this area by reason of the service's low frequency. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is generally just around the corner. Travelling on foot is not very practical for residents in British Properties because very few daily errands can be run without the use of a car. It is also very difficult to commute by bike in British Properties since the cycling infrastructure is rather limited, and there are quite a few hills.
Roughly 85% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 15% are renters. In this part of the municipality, the vast majority of dwellings are single detached homes, while duplexes are the main alternative in the housing stock. Around one third of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 2000s. This part of West Vancouver is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
Primary schools are not very abundant in British Properties, and consequently often beyond walking distance, and there are no high schools. In addition, it can be difficult to get to daycares as a pedestrian. As far as food is concerned, home buyers in British Properties almost always have to rely on a car to do their groceries.