Historic Downtown real estate guide & listings for sale
Historic Downtown is a good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed environment. Most areas in this part of Abbotsford are quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although that is not the case closer to one of the railway lines. Lastly, parks are especially well-distributed and there are a few of them close by for residents to relax in, which makes them easy to get to.
The best method to get around in Historic Downtown is usually driving. The majority of real estate listings are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway, and it is very convenient to find a parking spot. On the other hand, commuting by public transit is difficult in this part of Abbotsford. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is connected by around 20 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most residences. Walking in Historic Downtown is not very popular, although many daily errands can be run without having to use a vehicle.
In Historic Downtown, most buildings are small apartment buildings, while single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This part of Abbotsford is primarily composed of one bedroom and two bedroom homes. The proportions of renters and homeowners are about even. About one third of homes in this area were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
Families will appreciate that wherever their property is situated in Historic Downtown, schools and daycares are close by. Parents benefit from public and private schools at both the primary and high school level. Regarding food, it is easy to reach the closest grocery store on foot from most houses for sale in Historic Downtown. In addition, this area is a fairly good place in which to eat out, and there are also a few cafes in this part of the city. It is also convenient to access a selection of clothing stores on foot.