Douglas real estate guide & listings for sale
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Douglas. Public green spaces are very well-located and there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to relax in, making it very easy to get to them. Since there are few pedestrians, this neighbourhood remains relatively quiet; however those who are closer to the railway line may experience higher levels of noise.
This neighbourhood is a fairly convenient part of City of Langley for pedestrians; carrying out daily needs is easy by walking. However, Douglas is not particularly bicycling-friendly because there is a significant amount of elevation changes, and there are few bike lanes. Commuting by public transit is occasionally challenging in this area. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is linked by around 10 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is usually very close. However, cars are a reasonably good transportation option in this neighbourhood. It is easy to park.
The predominance of small apartment buildings in the housing stock of Douglas is an important part of its character. This neighbourhood offers mainly one bedroom and two bedroom homes. The proportions of homeowners and renters are about even. Around one third of properties in this part of City of Langley were built between 1960 and 1980, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s.
In Douglas, families will usually be able to access both primary and secondary schools on foot. In contrast, it can be challenging to walk to daycares from houses for sale in this area. With regards to food, a grocery store is generally reachable within a short walk from anywhere in Douglas. Likewise, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe just around the corner, for instance along Douglas Crescent. Property owners can find a fair number of nearby clothing stores.