Dunbar-Southlands real estate guide & listings for sale
Dunbar-Southlands is a very good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere. There are around 10 public green spaces nearby for residents to explore, resulting in them being very easy to reach from many locations in this area. The noise levels in this part of Vancouver are also very low, as the streets are usually very tranquil.
Regardless of the mode of transportation, it is quite straightforward to move around in this neighbourhood. Owing to a few nearby bus lines, the public transit service in this area is fairly good. This neighbourhood is also reasonably suitable for those who travel by foot; running day-to-day errands is easy by walking. Commuting by bicycle is convenient in this neighbourhood as there are a good number of bike lanes.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing the majority of buildings in Dunbar-Southlands, and the remaining homes are mainly duplexes. This part of the city offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 80% of the properties in Dunbar-Southlands and 20% are rented. Around half of properties in this area were constructed pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s.
A supermarket is typically accessible within a short walk from anywhere in Dunbar-Southlands. Moreover, there are a fair number of opportunities for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. When it comes to education, it is a reasonably short walk to get to schools and daycares from anywhere in Dunbar-Southlands. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found.