Hastings-Sunrise real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a calm atmosphere will enjoy Hastings-Sunrise. There are about 20 parks nearby for residents to check out and they are very well-spread out, which makes them easy to get to. This area is reasonably quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier sections, especially around Trans-Canada Highway or one of the railway lines.
This part of the city enables property owners to move around using different means of transportation. Thanks to about 10 nearby bus lines, the public transit system in Hastings-Sunrise is accessible. Most homes for sale in this part of Vancouver are located in places that are also reasonably suitable for those who travel by foot; many common errands can be run without the use of a car. Hastings-Sunrise is quite bike-friendly as there are a fair number of bike lanes.
Duplexes are the most common housing type, representing about 45% of dwellings in Hastings-Sunrise, and the remaining houses are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. This part of the city has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and renters make up the remainder. Around one third of homes in this part of Vancouver were constructed prior to the 1960s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
In Hastings-Sunrise, families will typically be able to reach daycares and schools on foot. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found. As far as eating is concerned, it is straightforward to get to both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from any location in Hastings-Sunrise. Furthermore, there are a good number of choices within walking distance for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes. It is also easy to reach a number of clothing stores on foot.