Township of Langley real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Langley is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. This part of the Vancouver metropolitan area is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several louder sections, especially closer to the airport (YNJ), Trans-Canada Highway or one of the railway lines. Lastly, access to green spaces is easy in the municipality, since there are over 200 of them nearby for residents to visit and most properties for sale have a park that is occasionally hard to reach.
Getting around by car is very easy in Langley. It is very convenient to come across a place to park. In contrast, public transit riders may find very limited options in Langley due to the service's low frequency. Thankfully, there are about 20 bus lines traversing the municipality. This part of the Vancouver metropolitan area is not very suited for biking because the cycling infrastructure is fairly poor, and cyclists are faced with a considerable amount of slopes. Walking is also not very convenient for home buyers in this municipality since many daily needs are very inconvenient to carry out without having to resort to a car.
In Langley, around 45% of dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses. This part of the Vancouver metropolitan area has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 80% of the units in the municipality are occupied by homeowners and 20% are rented. Roughly 30% of properties in this part of the Vancouver metropolitan area were constructed following the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
Parents may consider it difficult for their schoolchildren to access high schools and primary schools on foot. Moreover, daycares are not especially plentiful and therefore not always within walking distance. Parents have the option of public and private schools at both the primary and high school level. With regards to eating, reaching one of over 50 grocery stores by walking is possible for some, but not all, house buyers in this part of the Vancouver metropolitan area. A limited number of restaurants and coffee shops are available as well.