Kirkstone real estate guide & listings for sale
Kirkstone offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. There are a few parks nearby for residents to unwind in and they are especially well-distributed, making it very easy to reach them. This neighbourhood is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are generally quite tranquil - although that is not the case closer to Trans-Canada Highway.
Commuting by car is very convenient in Kirkstone. It is a very short drive to the nearest highway, such as Trans-Canada Highway, from anywhere in this part of the municipality, and it is easy to access a parking spot. In contrast, the public transit service in Kirkstone is not especially frequent. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and the nearest bus stop is typically very close. Kirkstone is not very cycling-friendly as cyclists are faced with a considerable amount of elevation changes, and the bicycling network is quite bad. Walking is also not especially convenient for residents in Kirkstone because running daily errands is sometimes challenging.
Roughly 40% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Kirkstone, while large apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This part of the municipality has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. Around half of properties in this part of the municipality were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
The nearest supermarket in Kirkstone is typically only a reasonably short walk away. A small selection of restaurants can be found in this part of District of North Vancouver as well. With respect to education, daycares and schools are very easy to reach on foot from any location in Kirkstone.