Chartwell real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a calm atmosphere will enjoy Chartwell. The noise levels in this part of West Vancouver are quite low, as the streets tend to be reasonably tranquil - although there are still several louder sections, especially near Trans-Canada Highway. Lastly, public green spaces are very easy to get to, since most homes have one close by and there are about 20 parks nearby for residents to relax in.
The favoured approach to move around in Chartwell is usually driving. The majority of houses for sale are a short car ride from the closest highway, such as Trans-Canada Highway, and finding a place to park is quite easy. In contrast, public transit users may experience limited options in Chartwell due to the infrequent service. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are commonly nearby. Walking is not very feasible for property owners in Chartwell as meeting daily needs is challenging by walking. It is also very hard to travel by bicycle in this area because there is a considerable amount of slopes, and there are very few bike lanes.
Around 85% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and renters make up the remainder. In this area, the vast majority of dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly duplexes. About 45% of properties in this area were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. Although this part of the municipality is particularly good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes.
It is very rarely feasible for property owners in Chartwell to buy groceries on foot. In terms of education, it is a reasonably short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from anywhere in this neighbourhood. However, families may find it very hard for their children to access daycares as a pedestrian.