Horseshoe Bay real estate guide & listings for sale
Horseshoe Bay is a good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a calm ambience. Parks are easy to reach since there are a few of them nearby for residents to discover. This part of West Vancouver is also reasonably good for those who need quiet surroundings, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic.
This area is very car friendly. It is very easy to park, and the majority of real estate listings are a very short drive from the closest highway, such as Trans-Canada Highway. In contrast, Horseshoe Bay is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most homes. Travelling on foot is not very practical for house buyers in this part of West Vancouver as running common errands is inconvenient. Horseshoe Bay is also not very bicycling-friendly because the cycling network is not very well-developed, and there are quite a few hills.
In Horseshoe Bay, the majority of dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly duplexes and townhouses. Roughly 40% of properties in this area were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This part of West Vancouver offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 70% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and renters make up the remainder.
Parents and their schoolchildren will appreciate that wherever their property is located in this part of West Vancouver, primary schools are close by. In contrast, there are no high schools in this part of the municipality. Regarding eating, the nearest supermarket in this neighbourhood is generally only a short walk away. There are also a limited number of choices for those who appreciate nearby restaurants and cafes.