Connaught Heights real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Connaught Heights. This area is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Lastly, green spaces are easy to access since there are a few of them close by for residents to enjoy.
Owing to 22nd Street Station with access to the Expo Line, and a few nearby bus lines, this part of the city is a fairly convenient part of New Westminster for moving around by public transit. However, it is challenging to move around by bike in Connaught Heights since the bicycling infrastructure is not very well-developed, and riding is rendered strenuous by the often hilly area. It is occasionally difficult for pedestrians to navigate this part of the city as few common errands can be run on foot. On the other hand, getting around by car is especially convenient in Connaught Heights. The majority of properties for sale are a very short car ride from the nearest highway, and it is straightforward to find a parking spot.
Duplexes are the predominant housing type, representing around 40% of dwellings in Connaught Heights, and the rest of the homes are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. This part of the city has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while the rest are renters. The buildings in this part of the city are quite old, because around 40% of its dwellings were built pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1990s.
It is rarely possible for property owners in Connaught Heights to access the nearest supermarket by walking. Nonetheless, it is generally a short distance to the closest pharmacy, which can provide some basic food items. A restaurant is often just around the corner. When it comes to education, in Connaught Heights, families will generally be able to reach daycares and schools by walking.