Douglas real estate guide & listings for sale
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Douglas. There are about 10 parks nearby for residents to visit, making it very easy to access them. Lastly, this part of Langley is relatively quiet, since there are few people out and about on the streets; however there can be more noise for those who are near the railway line.
This part of the city will appeal to active house buyers because it is conducive to walking; running common errands is convenient on foot. However, it is difficult to move around by bike in Douglas because riding is made arduous by the typically steep terrain, and the cycling network is rather limited. Douglas is a fairly good part of Langley for driving. It is convenient to park. On the other hand, Douglas is not especially transit friendly. Nevertheless, homeowners have access to about 10 bus lines, and bus stops are commonly nearby.
About one third of homes in Douglas were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s. Small apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing around 80% of dwellings in this part of the city, while the rest are mainly townhouses. The proportions of renters and homeowners are about even. This neighbourhood offers mainly one bedroom and two bedroom homes.
Parents and their schoolchildren will welcome that no matter where their property is situated in Douglas, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. In contrast, families may find it difficult to get to daycares on foot. With regards to food, a supermarket is typically accessible within a rather short walk from most houses for sale in this neighbourhood. Additionally, this part of the city is a good place in which to go out to eat or go to a cafe. A good choice of clothing stores is also available within a reasonably short walking distance.