Handsworth real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Handsworth is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. There are a few green spaces nearby for residents to enjoy, which results in them being very easy to reach from most locations in this neighbourhood. Most areas in this part of the municipality are very quiet, as the streets are generally very tranquil.
This area is an extremely convenient part of District of North Vancouver for getting around by car. Nearby highways are reasonably easy to drive to from any location in Handsworth, and accessing a place to park is quite easy. In contrast, the public transit service in Handsworth is not very frequent. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are generally nearby. This part of District of North Vancouver is not very amenable to cycling as the bicycling network is fairly poor, and there are quite a few hills. Walking is also not very practical for house buyers in Handsworth because many daily needs are difficult to meet without the use of a vehicle.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing most buildings in Handsworth, whereas the rest are mainly townhouses. Roughly 40% of properties in this area were constructed before the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of District of North Vancouver offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around 85% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood whereas the rest are rented.
It is convenient to access the nearest supermarket on foot from any home in Handsworth. There are also a few options for those who value close by restaurants. When it comes to education, parents and their children will appreciate that wherever their home is located in Handsworth, both primary and secondary schools are close by. However, there are only a few daycares and consequently they can be an extended walk away.