Chase River-Duke Point-South End real estate guide & listings for sale
Chase River-Duke Point-South End offers a calm ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This area is quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder sections, especially closer to the railway line. Finally, there are approximately 20 parks nearby for residents to discover, like Jack Point and Biggs Park and Joan Point Park, making them easy to get to.
The car is usually the preferred transportation option in Chase River-Duke Point-South End. Many properties for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, such as Nanaimo Parkway, and it is very convenient to find a place to park. On the other hand, residents using public transit may have very few options in Chase River-Duke Point-South End as a result of the service's low frequency. Nevertheless, residents are served by approximately 10 bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is generally close by. Travelling on foot is not very feasible for house buyers in this part of Nanaimo because very few daily errands can be run without having to use a vehicle.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing roughly 70% of dwellings in Chase River-Duke Point-South End, while the remainder are mainly duplexes. Around one quarter of properties in this part of the city were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1990s. This neighbourhood offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy roughly three quarters of the dwellings in Chase River-Duke Point-South End whereas the rest are rented.
Some, but not all, property owners in Chase River-Duke Point-South End will live within walking distance of the closest grocery store. There are also a few choices for those who value close by restaurants and cafes. With respect to education, there are only a limited number of primary schools in Chase River-Duke Point-South End and therefore they can be an extended walk away. In addition, this neighbourhood does not contain any high schools. Moreover, it can be difficult to walk to daycares from houses for sale in Chase River-Duke Point-South End.