Grandview-Woodland real estate guide & listings for sale
No matter what type of character home buyers prefer in a neighbourhood, Grandview-Woodland is a good option. In general, this part of Vancouver has many places for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Even though the nightlife is limited, there are very often lots of people around, and there are few nearby entertainment venues. Grandview-Woodland is fairly good for those who prefer quiet surroundings, as the streets are reasonably calm - although that is not the case around one of the railway lines. There are about 10 green spaces nearby for residents to check out and they are especially well-spread out, resulting in them being easy to reach from a large number of locations in Grandview-Woodland.
Regardless of the means of transportation, it is reasonably simple to get around in Grandview-Woodland. Travelling on foot is very practical for home buyers in this part of the city; many daily errands can be run without the use of a car, and plenty of businesses are reasonably nearby. This part of the city is also a fairly pleasant part of Vancouver for cyclists. More specifically, the bicycling network is very extensive. The public transit network in this part of the city is very good owing to Commercial - Broadway Station with access to the Expo Line and Millenium Line, and about 10 nearby bus lines. Cars are also a reasonably good medium of transportation in Grandview-Woodland. Most houses for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway.
In Grandview-Woodland, around two thirds of buildings are small apartment buildings, while the rest are mainly duplexes. This area is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. About two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and owners make up the remainder. Roughly one third of homes in this part of the city were built between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in this part of Vancouver. Furthermore, owing to 200-odd restaurants and cafes in Grandview-Woodland, there is usually a spot to get a meal or beverage just around the corner, for instance on Hastings Street. Property owners benefit from a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance. As far as education is concerned, it is a reasonably short walk to reach schools and daycares from most houses for sale in Grandview-Woodland. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools.