Cumberland real estate guide & listings for sale
Most areas in Cumberland are quiet, as the streets tend to be quite peaceful - however noise can be problematic close to Inland Island Highway.
Cars are an excellent transportation option in Cumberland. Finding a place to park is generally easy, and it is a rather short car ride to the nearest highway, such as Inland Island Highway, from any location in this part of the Greater Courtenay metropolitan area. In contrast, Cumberland is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines traversing the village, and bus stops are usually within walking distance. It is very inconvenient for pedestrians to navigate Cumberland as almost no daily needs can be met on foot.
The large proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Cumberland is an important part of its character. Roughly one third of homes in this village were built pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1990s. This part of the Greater Courtenay metropolitan area also has a selection of housing size options; there is a higher proportion of three bedroom homes in this village. Homeowners occupy around three quarters of the properties in Cumberland and the remainder are rented.
There are only a few primary schools in Cumberland and accordingly they can be a long walk away. Furthermore, Cumberland does not have any high schools. In addition, it can be challenging to reach daycares as a pedestrian. Regarding eating, a portion of house buyers in Cumberland may be able to access the closest supermarket on foot, while others will have to rely on another means of transportation. Residents can enjoy approximately 10 restaurants and cafes as well.