Five Acres real estate guide & listings for sale
Five Acres offers a calm environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of the city is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several noisier sections, especially around the railway line or Nanaimo Parkway. Finally, there are about 30 public green spaces nearby for residents to discover, including Colliery Dam Park and Harewood Centennial Park, making them easy to reach from numerous locations within this area.
The car is usually the best method to move around in Five Acres. Many real estate listings are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, such as Nanaimo Parkway, and it is especially convenient to find a place to park. On the other hand, getting around by transit can be difficult in this part of the city as a result of the infrequent service. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines, and most properties are near a bus stop. Five Acres is not very suitable for walking since very few common errands can be run on foot.
In Five Acres, about 45% of buildings are single detached homes, while duplexes are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 60% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and renters occupy the remainder. Roughly one third of properties in this part of the city were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
In Five Acres, families will typically be able to get to primary schools on foot. In contrast, families may consider it difficult for their children to reach high schools as a pedestrian. Regarding food, house buyers in this neighbourhood will welcome that a grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. Residents benefit from about 20 restaurants and cafes as well.