Burnaby real estate guide & listings for sale
Burnaby offers a calm environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This city is reasonably quiet, as the streets tend to be reasonably peaceful - however noise can be problematic around one of the railway lines, Gaglardi Way or Trans-Canada Highway. Lastly, there are over 150 parks close by for residents to discover, making them very easy to get to.
Owing to various rapid transit stations with access to the Expo Line and Millenium Line, and approximately 40 nearby bus lines, the public transit network in Burnaby is good. Burnaby is not especially convenient for walking as carrying out daily needs is at times difficult. Moving around by bicycle is difficult in this city because bike riders encounter a considerable amount of elevation changes, and the cycling infrastructure is sometimes poor. In contrast, Burnaby is a very good part of the Vancouver metropolitan area for travelling by car. Nearby highways, such as Gaglardi Way, are quite easy to reach from anywhere in this part of the Vancouver metropolitan area, and parking is generally easy.
About one quarter of dwellings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Burnaby, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes. Roughly 30% of properties in this city were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This part of the Vancouver metropolitan area offers mainly four or more bedroom and two bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 60% of the units in Burnaby while the rest are rented.
The closest supermarket in Burnaby is usually only a reasonably short walk away. In addition, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a fair number of options, and a limited variety of cafes is available as well. With regards to education, it is a rather short walk to get to primary schools from most homes for sale in Burnaby. In contrast, families may consider it difficult to access high schools as a pedestrian. Parents are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.