Delbrook real estate guide & listings for sale
Delbrook is a very good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm atmosphere. Most areas in this part of North Vancouver are very quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, there are approximately 10 public green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in, which makes it very easy to get to them from most locations within the neighbourhood.
Driving is an excellent mode of transportation in this neighbourhood. It is a reasonably short car ride to the closest highway, such as Trans-Canada Highway, from anywhere in Delbrook, and it is straightforward to find a parking spot. In contrast, getting around by public transit is challenging in this neighbourhood. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is usually very close. A majority of the homes for sale in this area are located in areas that are not particularly convenient for those who travel by foot as few common errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle. It is also challenging to commute by bike in this neighbourhood because the cycling infrastructure is rather poor, and cyclists are faced with a significant amount of elevation changes.
The sizeable proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Delbrook is an important part of its character. About 45% of properties in this part of the municipality were built before the 1960s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s. This neighbourhood offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy roughly 80% of the properties in the neighbourhood and 20% are rented.
It is very easy to reach the nearest grocery store by walking in Delbrook. There are also a limited number of options for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity. In terms of education, in this part of the municipality, parents and their kids will generally be able to reach daycares and schools on foot.