Grand Boulevard real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Grand Boulevard. This area is quiet overall, as the streets tend to be reasonably calm - however noise can be an issue closer to Trans-Canada Highway. Lastly, it is very easy to access parks since there are around 10 of them close by for residents to explore.
Physically active property owners will appreciate the reasonably pedestrian-friendly character of Grand Boulevard, although running daily errands is at times difficult on foot. In contrast, Grand Boulevard is not very amenable to bicycling as the cycling network is rather poor, and riding is made difficult by the often steep topography. This neighbourhood is very car friendly. Many homes for sale are a short car ride from the closest highway, such as Trans-Canada Highway, and parking is easy. On the other hand, travelling by transit can be occasionally difficult in this area as a result of the low service level. Nevertheless, residents have access to a few bus lines, and it is very easy to find a nearby bus stop from most houses.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing around 45% of dwellings in Grand Boulevard, while duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. This neighbourhood has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy about 70% of the units in Grand Boulevard and 30% are rented. The homes in this neighbourhood are quite old, since roughly 40% of its buildings were built pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s.
House buyers in Grand Boulevard will value that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. Moreover, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner. Residents have access to a fair number of nearby clothing stores. With regards to education, parents and their children will value that wherever their house is located in this area, schools and daycares are close by.