Cochrane real estate guide & listings for sale
Cochrane is very quiet overall, as the streets tend to be very calm.
Driving is an excellent mode of transportation in this part of the Greater Calgary metropolitan area. It is very convenient to find a parking spot. It is difficult for pedestrians to navigate Cochrane as very few daily needs can be carried out on foot. The bicycle is a rather limited means of transportation in this town because. Nonetheless, it is a flat ride to most locations.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing about two thirds of dwellings in Cochrane, but small apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This town experienced its largest building boom after the year 2000, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This part of the Greater Calgary metropolitan area offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 85% of the population of this town own their home and the remainder are renters.
There are only a few high schools and primary schools in Cochrane and accordingly they can be a long walk away. Furthermore, families may consider it challenging for their schoolchildren to access daycares as a pedestrian. As far as food is concerned, a fraction of home buyers in this town may have the option to do groceries by walking in one of around 10 stores, while others will need a vehicle. There are also over 50 restaurants and coffee shops in Cochrane.