Cottonwood real estate guide & listings for sale
Cottonwood is a good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed ambience. Most areas in this part of the city are reasonably quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Lastly, it is easy to get to public green spaces from most locations in the neighbourhood, since there are a few of them close by for residents to discover and a lot of houses for sale have a park a short walk away.
This neighbourhood is an extraordinarily good part of Maple Ridge for driving. The majority of real estate listings are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, and parking is easy. In contrast, Cottonwood is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are generally nearby. Cottonwood is not very appropriate for cycling as there are few bike lanes, and travelling by bicycle is made strenuous by the typically hilly terrain. A majority of the homes for sale in this part of the city are located in places that are also not very well-suited for those who travel by foot because very few daily needs can be carried out by walking.
Over half of the housing stock of Cottonwood is made up of townhouses and single detached homes, and the rest of the properties are mainly duplexes. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this neighbourhood. Homeowners occupy roughly 90% of the properties in Cottonwood and 10% are rented. About 45% of homes in this neighbourhood were constructed following the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1990s.
Accessing the nearest supermarket by walking is practical for some, but not all, home buyers in this part of Maple Ridge. A small selection of restaurants and coffee shops can be found as well. Regarding education, it is a rather short walk to get to schools and daycares from any location in Cottonwood.