Hammond real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a calm environment will enjoy Hammond. There are a few green spaces close by for residents to relax in and they are very well-spread out, which makes it easy to get to them. This neighbourhood is also reasonably quiet, as the streets are usually tranquil - although that is not the case closer to the railway line.
Hammond is an extraordinarily good part of Maple Ridge for moving around by car. Parking is easy, and most houses for sale are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway. In contrast, the public transit network in this neighbourhood is rather limited. Thankfully, homeowners can rely on the Maple Meadows Station on the West Coast Express Line. There are a few bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and the closest bus stop is usually very close. It is challenging for pedestrians to move around in this part of the city as running daily errands is impractical. Hammond is also not very suited for bicycling as the bicycling infrastructure is rather limited, and there are quite a few hills.
Around 80% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while the rest are rented. In this neighbourhood, about 60% of dwellings are single detached homes, and the remaining houses are mainly duplexes and townhouses. Roughly 40% of properties in this part of Maple Ridge were built between 1980 and 1990, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Families will welcome that no matter where their house is located in Hammond, primary schools are nearby. On the other hand, Hammond does not contain any high schools. Families are served by public and private elementary schools. As far as eating is concerned, a supermarket is generally reachable within a reasonably short walk from any home in Hammond. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who value close by restaurants and cafes.