Central Lonsdale real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Central Lonsdale. It is very easy to reach public green spaces since there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to unwind in. This part of City of North Vancouver is also quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - however some areas can be quite loud, especially near Trans-Canada Highway.
It is easy for pedestrians to navigate Central Lonsdale; many daily errands can be run without the use of a car. Despite the fact that there are a fair number of bike lanes, and cycling is more feasible in some pockets than others, Central Lonsdale is not particularly bicycling-friendly since there is a significant amount of slopes. Cars are a reasonably good means of transportation in this area. It is easy to park, and nearby highways, such as Trans-Canada Highway, are very easy to drive to from any location in Central Lonsdale. However, this area is not especially transit friendly. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and the nearest bus stop is generally very close.
Small apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing about half of dwellings in Central Lonsdale, and the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This part of the city offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes. The population residing in this area is evenly split between owners and renters. Around one third of homes in this neighbourhood were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away in this area. Furthermore, there is typically a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. It is also a reasonably short distance to a good choice of clothing stores, for example on Lonsdale Avenue. In terms of education, parents and their kids will find that no matter where their property is located in Central Lonsdale, schools and daycares are nearby.