Kitsilano real estate guide & listings for sale
Kitsilano is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the feel of this area. Finding things to do is very easy in this neighbourhood. Even though the nightlife is limited, there are numerous nearby entertainment venues, and the streets are almost always busy with people. Most areas in Kitsilano are quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic. Accessing public green spaces is very easy from the majority of locations in the neighbourhood since there are approximately 20 of them close by for residents to visit.
This part of Vancouver does not require use of a car since several other modes of transportation are at the disposal of house buyers. The public transit service in Kitsilano is very good. The neighbourhood is linked by around 10 bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is usually very close. Travelling on foot is also very feasible for house buyers in this part of the city; carrying out daily needs is easy, and plenty of businesses are close by. This neighbourhood is a very pleasant part of Vancouver for cyclists. More precisely, Kitsilano has a very good bicycling infrastructure.
Small apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing the majority of dwellings in Kitsilano, while the rest are mainly duplexes. Roughly 30% of homes in this neighbourhood were built pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of Vancouver offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Around 55% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters and 45% are occupied by owners.
It is very often possible for property owners in Kitsilano to shop for general and specialty groceries by walking. Additionally, with 300-odd restaurants and cafes in Kitsilano, there is generally a place to get a meal or a beverage just around the corner. House buyers benefit from many nearby clothing stores, for example along Cornwall Avenue. With respect to education, parents and their children will appreciate that wherever their home is situated in Kitsilano, daycares and schools are close by. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.