Lions Bay real estate guide & listings for sale
Lions Bay offers a wide variety of green spaces to enjoy. It is easy to access green spaces since there are approximately 10 of them close by for residents to explore. Finally, due to the presence of very few pedestrians, this village remains relatively calm.
Lions Bay is especially car friendly. The majority of houses for sale are a very short drive from the nearest highway, and parking is quite easy. On the other hand, Lions Bay is not an especially pleasant part of the Vancouver metropolitan area for moving around by public transit. Nevertheless, the village is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most residences. It is very impractical for people travelling on foot to get around in Lions Bay because almost no daily needs can be carried out by walking. This village is also not very bike-friendly as riding a bicycle is rendered arduous by the typically hilly terrain, and Lions Bay is home to a quite bad bicycling infrastructure.
Most of the housing growth in Lions Bay occurred between 1960 and 1980. The predominant housing types in this village are single detached homes and townhouses. Homeowners occupy roughly 90% of the properties in the village and 10% are rented. This part of the Vancouver metropolitan area is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
There are only a limited number of primary schools in this village and thus they can be an extended walk away. Likewise, Lions Bay does not have any high schools. Regarding food, reaching the closest supermarket by walking is practical for some, but not all, home buyers in this part of the Vancouver metropolitan area.