Chase River-Duke Point-South End real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Chase River-Duke Point-South End is exemplified by its calm ambience. The noise levels in this neighbourhood are low, as the streets are reasonably calm - although that is not the case around the railway line. Lastly, there are around 20 parks close by for residents to check out, such as Jack Point and Biggs Park and Joan Point Park, which makes them easy to reach.
Driving is an excellent mode of transportation in Chase River-Duke Point-South End. Parking is easy, and it is a rather short drive to the nearest highway, such as Nanaimo Parkway, from any home in this area. However, the public transit service in Chase River-Duke Point-South End is not very frequent. Nonetheless, there are around 10 bus lines, and it is convenient to reach a nearby bus stop from most homes. It is inconvenient for people walking to navigate Chase River-Duke Point-South End as running daily errands is difficult.
Around three quarters of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and one quarter are occupied by renters. In this area, about 70% of dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly duplexes. Around one quarter of homes in this part of the city were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1990s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
There are only a limited number of primary schools in this part of the city and accordingly they can be a long walk away. In addition, this area does not contain any high schools. Moreover, parents and their children may find it challenging to reach daycares on foot. With regards to eating, a portion of house buyers in this part of the city may be able to do their grocery shopping by walking, while others will have to rely on another means of transportation. There are also a few opportunities for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes in close proximity.