Horseshoe Bay real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Horseshoe Bay is exemplified by its calm ambience. It is easy to access green spaces since there are a few of them close by for residents to explore. This area is reasonably quiet overall, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue.
The car is very often the best approach to navigate Horseshoe Bay. It is very convenient to park, and the majority of homes for sale are a very short drive from the closest highway, such as Trans-Canada Highway. In contrast, Horseshoe Bay is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines, and bus stops are commonly nearby. It is very difficult to get around by bike in this neighbourhood because travelling by bicycle is rendered strenuous by the often sloping area, and there are very few bike lanes. Horseshoe Bay is also not very convenient for walking as many daily needs are impractical to meet on foot.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing most dwellings in Horseshoe Bay, while duplexes and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. Around 40% of homes in this neighbourhood were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This part of the municipality has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 70% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 30% are renters.
In this part of West Vancouver, families will typically be able to access primary schools by walking. In contrast, Horseshoe Bay does not have any high schools. As far as food is concerned, it is usually an option for property owners in Horseshoe Bay to shop for their groceries on foot. A limited variety of restaurants and cafes can be found as well.