Historic Downtown real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Historic Downtown is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. Public green spaces are easy to reach since there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in. Most areas in this neighbourhood are reasonably quiet, as the streets are quite tranquil - although that is not the case closer to one of the railway lines.
Historic Downtown is an extraordinarily good part of Abbotsford for getting around by car. It is straightforward to come across a parking spot, and nearby highways are easy to access from anywhere in this area. However, the public transit service in Historic Downtown is not very frequent. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is linked by about 20 bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is typically just around the corner. There are relatively few pedestrians out on the streets of Historic Downtown, although most daily needs are easy to carry out on foot.
About one third of properties in Historic Downtown were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. Roughly 55% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in this area, and the remaining houses are mainly single detached homes. The split between homeowners and renters is about even. This neighbourhood has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Daycares and schools are convenient to access on foot from most properties for sale in this part of Abbotsford. Parents can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. When it comes to food, it is easy to reach the closest supermarket on foot in Historic Downtown. Likewise, this neighbourhood is a fairly good place in which to eat out, and property owners can enjoy a few cafes as well. It is also a rather short walk to a decent choice of clothing stores.