Hastings-Sunrise real estate guide & listings for sale
Hastings-Sunrise is a reasonably good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced environment. It is easy to reach public green spaces since there are about 20 of them close by for residents to unwind in. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as the streets are usually calm - however some areas can be quite loud, especially around Trans-Canada Highway or one of the railway lines.
This part of Vancouver provides house buyers with several alternative means of transportation. This area is transit friendly. In particular, there are about 10 bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most residences. It is also easy for people travelling on foot to navigate this part of the city; many common errands can be run on foot. Cycling is easy in Hastings-Sunrise as the bicycling infrastructure is reasonably good.
Around one third of properties in Hastings-Sunrise were built pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. The majority of the housing stock of this area is made up of single detached homes and duplexes, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. About 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while renters make up the remainder. This part of the city also has a good selection of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Parents and their schoolchildren will welcome that wherever their home is situated in Hastings-Sunrise, daycares and schools are nearby. At the primary level, there are both public and private schools. With regards to food, property owners in this neighbourhood will welcome that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away. Additionally, there is usually a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. A good variety of clothing stores is also available within a rather short walking distance.