Kensington-Cedar Cottage real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Kensington-Cedar Cottage is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. There are around 10 parks nearby for residents to discover and they are very well-distributed, resulting in them being easy to access from a large number of locations within the neighbourhood. This part of Vancouver is also fairly good for those who prefer quiet areas, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic.
Kensington-Cedar Cottage is a very good neighbourhood for eco-friendly transportation options. Property owners can count on public transit to navigate this area. For example, there are approximately 10 bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are commonly nearby. Kensington-Cedar Cottage is also a very pleasant part of Vancouver for pedestrians; many daily needs can be met by walking, and a variety of businesses are quite close by. The bike is a good means of transportation in this area because Kensington-Cedar Cottage boasts an excellent cycling infrastructure.
Around 45% of dwellings are duplexes, making it easy to find duplexes in Kensington-Cedar Cottage, but small apartment buildings and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This part of Vancouver has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 55% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while the rest are renters. About 30% of properties in this part of the city were constructed prior to the 1960s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
House buyers in this part of the city will welcome that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. In addition, with 200-odd restaurants and cafes in this neighbourhood, there is usually a place to get a meal or a beverage just around the corner. It is also a reasonably short walk to a decent choice of clothing stores. With respect to education, in Kensington-Cedar Cottage, parents and their children will usually be able to get to daycares and schools by walking. Apart from public schools, there are private primary and high schools.