Handsworth real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Handsworth is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. This part of the municipality is wonderful for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as the streets are usually especially tranquil. Finally, it is very easy to access public green spaces, since a lot of homes have one close by and there are a few parks nearby for residents to discover.
Cars are an excellent medium of transportation in Handsworth. Finding a place to park is easy, and most homes for sale are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway. On the other hand, the public transit system in Handsworth is not very accessible. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. Travelling on foot is not very practical for residents in Handsworth because very few daily errands can be run without the use of a car. It is also difficult to move around by bike in Handsworth because the cycling infrastructure is not very well-developed, and there is a significant amount of elevation changes.
Roughly 40% of homes in Handsworth were constructed pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. The housing stock of this neighbourhood is composed primarily of single detached homes and row houses. About 85% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 15% are rented. This area offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
The closest grocery store in Handsworth is generally only a reasonably short walk away. A small variety of restaurants can be found in this part of North Vancouver as well. When it comes to education, parents and their children will value that no matter where their home is situated in Handsworth, both primary and secondary schools are close by. In contrast, daycares are not very plentiful and accordingly not always within walking distance.