East Cambie real estate guide & listings for sale
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in East Cambie. There are around 20 parks close by for residents to discover and they are very well-spread out, making them very easy to get to from the majority of locations in the neighbourhood. This part of Richmond remains relatively quiet, as there are few pedestrians, although there can be more noise for those who are near the railway line, Highway 91 or Highway 99.
Cars are an excellent means of transportation in this area. It is a very short car ride to the nearest highway, such as Highway 91, from any home in this neighbourhood, and parking is easy. However, the public transit service in East Cambie is not especially frequent. Nonetheless, residents have access to a few bus lines, and it is very easy to get to a nearby bus stop from most homes. This neighbourhood is not particularly suitable for walking as few daily needs can be carried out on foot. Moving around by bicycle is also difficult in East Cambie because there are very few bike lanes, and there is a considerable amount of elevation changes.
In East Cambie, about 40% of buildings are townhouses, while small apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes are the main alternatives in the housing stock. This part of Richmond is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 70% of the units in East Cambie while renters occupy the remainder. The homes in this area are very modern, since about 45% of its dwellings were constructed in the 1990s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
Families will welcome the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from the majority of properties for sale in East Cambie. At the secondary level, there are both public and private schools. However, it can be challenging to get to daycares as a pedestrian. In terms of food, property owners in East Cambie will appreciate that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. In addition, a restaurant is typically just around the corner, and residents are served by a few cafes as well.