Castlegar real estate guide & listings for sale
Castlegar is reasonably good for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially near the railway line or the airport (YCG).
Cars are an excellent transportation option in this city. It is a reasonably short drive to the closest highway from anywhere in Castlegar, and it is very easy to park. A majority of the homes for sale in this city are located in places that are not very conducive to walking because almost no daily errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing the majority of buildings in Castlegar, while the remainder are mainly townhouses. This city offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around 80% of the dwellings in Castlegar and 20% are rented. About 45% of properties in this city were built between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1990s.
Getting to the closest supermarket by walking is possible for some, but not all, home buyers in Castlegar. A small number of restaurants can be found in Castlegar as well. In terms of education, parents may consider it difficult for their schoolchildren to access high schools and primary schools as pedestrians. Moreover, there are only a few daycares and consequently they can be an extended walk away.