Dunbar-Southlands real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Dunbar-Southlands is exemplified by its calm ambience. This neighbourhood is very quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic. Lastly, there are about 10 public green spaces close by for residents to enjoy, making them very easy to access.
Regardless of the medium of transportation, it is simple to get around in this neighbourhood. With a few nearby bus lines, home buyers can depend on public transit to navigate this area. Dunbar-Southlands is also reasonably convenient for walking, although common amenities such as laundromats or barbers can be an occasionally long walk away. It is easy to get around by bike in this neighbourhood since the cycling network is quite comprehensive.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about two thirds of buildings in Dunbar-Southlands, while duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. About 45% of properties in this area were built pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s. This neighbourhood also has a selection of housing sizes - although this part of the city is particularly good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 80% of the properties in Dunbar-Southlands and the rest are rented.
It is a reasonably short walk to get to schools and daycares from anywhere in Dunbar-Southlands. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. Additionally, Dunbar-Southlands has highly ranked elementary and secondary schools, like St George's School. As far as food is concerned, it is typically an option for house buyers in this area to buy groceries by walking. Furthermore, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a fair number of choices, for example on Dunbar Street, and a small variety of cafes is available as well.