Glenbrooke real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Glenbrooke is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. Most areas in this part of New Westminster are reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several noisier sections, especially closer to one of the railway lines. Finally, it is very easy to get to green spaces since there are a few of them close by for residents to check out.
Glenbrooke presents home buyers with the choice between different methods of transportation. A majority of the houses for sale in this community are located in areas that are reasonably well-suited for walking; most day-to-day needs are easy to meet without the use of a car. On the other hand, moving around by bicycle is challenging in Glenbrooke as there are a limited number of bike lanes, and there is a significant amount of hills. Owing to a few nearby bus lines, the public transit network in this part of New Westminster is quite practical. Driving is also a reasonably good mode of transportation in this community. It is easy to find a place to park.
In Glenbrooke, around 40% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, while large apartment buildings and single detached homes make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of New Westminster has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy about 70% of the units in Glenbrooke and renters occupy the remainder. About one third of properties in this part of the city were constructed following the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s.
It is a rather short walk to access daycares and schools from anywhere in Glenbrooke. In terms of food, it is usually practical for house buyers in this part of the city to shop for their groceries by walking. Moreover, Glenbrooke is a good place in which to go out to eat or go to a cafe. It is also convenient to get to a variety of clothing stores on foot.