Grandview-Woodland real estate guide & listings for sale
Grandview-Woodland is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the feel of this part of Vancouver. Grandview-Woodland is reasonably good for those who prefer quiet areas, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic, however some parts can be quite noisy, especially closer to one of the railway lines. Green spaces are easy to reach since there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to visit. Finally, this neighbourhood has numerous streets to discover. Even though a limited selection of entertainment venues can be found nearby, there are many people around most of the time, and with its about 20 bars, there are options for nighttime activities.
Regardless of the medium of transportation, it is simple to move around in Grandview-Woodland. Commuting by public transit is straightforward in this neighbourhood owing to Commercial - Broadway Station on the Expo Line and Millenium Line, and approximately 10 nearby bus lines. Physically active house buyers will also enjoy the especially pedestrian-friendly character of Grandview-Woodland; many daily errands can be run on foot, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well. This neighbourhood will appeal to physically active home buyers as it is suitable for bicycling. In particular, Grandview-Woodland has a very good bicycling infrastructure.
Renters occupy roughly two thirds of the units in Grandview-Woodland and owners occupy the remainder. In this area, many buildings are small apartment buildings, but duplexes are also present in the housing stock. Roughly one third of properties in this area were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This part of the city is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
Schools and daycares are easy to access on foot from any location in Grandview-Woodland. At the primary level, both public and private schools can be found. With respect to food, it is very often possible for property owners in Grandview-Woodland to buy general and specialty groceries by walking. In addition, those who are fond of dining out won't have to go far in this part of the city, where over 150 restaurants and around 30 cafes can be found. A decent variety of clothing stores is also situated within a reasonably short walking distance.