Grand Boulevard real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Grand Boulevard is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. Getting to green spaces is very easy in the neighbourhood since there are about 10 of them close by for residents to visit. This part of the city is also good for those who like quiet areas, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case near Trans-Canada Highway.
Active people will appreciate the quite pedestrian-friendly nature of Grand Boulevard, although common amenities such as hardware stores or barbers can be an occasionally long walk away. On the other hand, this neighbourhood is not very appropriate for bicycling as the bicycling infrastructure is fairly poor, and cyclists are faced with a significant amount of slopes. Grand Boulevard is very car friendly. The majority of houses for sale are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Trans-Canada Highway, and it is convenient to park. On the other hand, travelling by transit can be at times challenging in Grand Boulevard due to the infrequent service. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most houses.
The majority of the housing stock of Grand Boulevard consists of duplexes and single detached homes, and the remainder are mainly duplexes. This area has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy about 70% of the units in the neighbourhood while the rest are rented. Around 40% of homes in this area were built before the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s.
In this neighbourhood, parents and their children will typically be able to get to schools and daycares on foot. Concerning food, it is frequently feasible for property owners in Grand Boulevard to buy their groceries by walking. Furthermore, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a good number of opportunities. A reasonable selection of clothing stores is also available within a rather short walking distance.