Kensington-Cedar Cottage real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a calm environment will enjoy Kensington-Cedar Cottage. This area is quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, there are about 10 parks nearby for residents to explore and they are very well-spread out, which makes it easy to reach them.
This neighbourhood does not demand driving as several other means of transportation are accessible. This part of the city is very transit friendly due to around 10 nearby bus lines. Active house buyers will also be pleased with the very walk-friendly nature of Kensington-Cedar Cottage; many daily errands can be run without the use of a car, and various businesses are close by. The bicycle is a good mode of transportation in this neighbourhood as the bicycling infrastructure is especially comprehensive.
Around 45% of dwellings are duplexes, making it easy to find duplexes in Kensington-Cedar Cottage, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. This part of Vancouver offers mainly two bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around 55% of the dwellings in Kensington-Cedar Cottage whereas the remainder are rented. Roughly 30% of properties in this neighbourhood were built pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in Kensington-Cedar Cottage. In addition, with 200-odd restaurants and cafes in this part of Vancouver, there is typically a spot to get some food or drink just around the corner, for example along Fraser Street. It is also a rather short walk to a decent variety of clothing stores. In terms of education, families will welcome that wherever their house is situated in Kensington-Cedar Cottage, schools and daycares are nearby. Besides public schools, there are private primary and high schools. In addition, there are highly ranked elementary and secondary schools, such as Stratford Hall School, in Kensington-Cedar Cottage.