Fairview real estate guide & listings for sale
Fairview is a great area for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Finding lively places in this neighbourhood is very easy. There are many nearby entertainment venues, there are a very large number of people around most of the time, and places to go out at night are well-distributed throughout the area. Duranleau Street in particular offers a vast selection of nightlife. It is easy to reach parks since there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to unwind in.
This part of the city is an excellent area with respect to travelling without driving. House buyers can count on public transit to navigate this area due to Olympic Village Station with access to the Canada Line, and about 10 nearby bus lines. Walking is also very feasible for house buyers in Fairview; all daily needs can be carried out on foot, and there are also many businesses in proximity. Riding a bike is quite popular in this area as Fairview boasts a very good cycling infrastructure.
Around 60% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Fairview, and the remaining homes are mainly large apartment buildings. This area is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Around 60% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and 40% are owners. Roughly 30% of properties in this part of the city were built between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
It is a reasonably short walk to access daycares and schools from most homes for sale in Fairview. At the primary level, there are both public and private schools. Regarding food, it is very often an option for property owners in Fairview to purchase general and specialty groceries by walking. Likewise, owing to 300-odd restaurants and cafes in this part of Vancouver, there is almost always a spot to get a meal or a beverage just around the corner, for instance on 4th Avenue. An excellent selection of clothing stores is also situated within a very short walking distance.