Fairview real estate guide & listings for sale
Fairview offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces. It is very easy to find dynamic streets in this part of the city. There are often crowds of people around, many entertainment venues can be found nearby, and it is very easy to find places to go out at night since they are well-spread throughout the neighbourhood. Duranleau Street in particular offers an extensive selection of nightlife. It is easy to reach parks in the neighbourhood since there are about 10 of them close by for residents to unwind in.
Fairview does not necessitate driving because various other modes of transportation are available. The public transit network in Fairview is great as a result of Olympic Village Station with access to the Canada Line, and approximately 10 nearby bus lines. Many of the homes for sale in this part of Vancouver are located in places that are also especially convenient for walking; running common errands is very convenient on foot, and numerous businesses are very nearby. Fairview is a fairly pleasant part of Vancouver for cyclists. More precisely, there are many bike lanes.
The majority of dwellings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Fairview, while large apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. Roughly 30% of properties in this part of the city were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This neighbourhood offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Renters occupy around 60% of the units in Fairview and 40% are occupied by owners.
It is a rather short walk to access schools and daycares from anywhere in Fairview. Residents have the choice between public and private primary schools. With respect to eating, it is very often practical for house buyers in this neighbourhood to buy general and specialty groceries by walking. Likewise, thanks to 300-odd restaurants and cafes in Fairview, there is almost always a place to get some food or drink just around the corner, for example along 4th Avenue. It is also especially convenient to get to a selection of clothing stores on foot.