Lions Bay real estate guide & listings for sale
Lions Bay offers a good selection of green spaces to enjoy. Parks are very well-situated and there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to explore, which results in them being easy to reach from the majority of locations in the village. Lastly, it remains relatively quiet in this part of the Greater Vancouver metropolitan area, as there are very few pedestrians.
The favoured way to move around in Lions Bay is very often driving. Nearby highways are very easy to drive to from any location in this village, and it is very convenient to find a place to park. In contrast, the public transit system in Lions Bay is rather limited. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines crossing the village, and the closest bus stop is usually very close. This part of the Greater Vancouver metropolitan area is not very cycling-friendly because cyclists are faced with quite a few slopes, and the bicycling network is not very well-developed. This village is also not very convenient for walking because almost no daily errands can be run without needing to use a vehicle.
The sizeable percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Lions Bay is an important part of its character. This village is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy roughly 90% of the properties in Lions Bay whereas the remainder are rented. A majority of the housing growth in this village occurred between 1960 and 1980.
There are only a limited number of primary schools in Lions Bay and thus they can be a long walk away. In addition, this village does not have any high schools. As far as food is concerned, some, but not all, home buyers in Lions Bay will reside within walking distance of the closest supermarket.