Grand Boulevard real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Grand Boulevard is exemplified by its calm environment. Parks are very well-situated and there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to unwind in, making them very easy to reach from numerous locations within this neighbourhood. This area is also quiet, as the streets are reasonably tranquil - however noise can be problematic closer to Trans-Canada Highway.
The car is very often the favoured transportation option in this part of North Vancouver. It is convenient to park, and the majority of houses for sale are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Trans-Canada Highway. On the other hand, the public transit network in this part of the city is not particularly accessible. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. It is sometimes difficult for people travelling on foot to get around in this neighbourhood as carrying out daily needs is at times challenging by walking. Grand Boulevard is also not very conducive to cycling because bicycling is rendered difficult by the often steep terrain, and the bicycling infrastructure is not very well-developed. Nonetheless, some enjoyable pockets for cycling can be found.
Roughly 70% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 30% are renters. In this part of North Vancouver, about 45% of dwellings are single detached homes, but duplexes are also present in the housing stock. About 40% of properties in this neighbourhood were built before the 1960s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s. This part of the city is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
It is frequently practical for house buyers in this neighbourhood to do grocery shopping by walking. In addition, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner. When it comes to education, families will appreciate that wherever their home is located in Grand Boulevard, daycares and schools are nearby.