Lynn Canyon real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Lynn Canyon is exemplified by its calm ambience. This part of North Vancouver is great for those who prefer quiet areas, as the streets are generally especially tranquil. Lastly, getting to public green spaces is very easy in the neighbourhood, since there are around 10 of them close by for residents to enjoy and a large number of houses for sale have a park around the corner.
Travelling by car is very convenient in Lynn Canyon. The majority of real estate listings are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway, and it is very convenient to find a place to park. However, this area is not an especially pleasant part of North Vancouver for travelling by public transit. Thankfully, house owners are served by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally very close. Lynn Canyon is not very well-suited for those who travel by foot because very few common errands can be run without having to use a vehicle. Biking is also at times difficult in this part of the municipality since the cycling infrastructure is rather poor, and riding is made arduous by the typically steep area.
About half of properties in Lynn Canyon were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. In this area, roughly two thirds of buildings are single detached homes, and the remaining homes are mainly duplexes. Homeowners occupy around 90% of the dwellings in Lynn Canyon and 10% are rented. Although this part of the municipality is especially good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes.
In this part of North Vancouver, parents and their kids will generally be able to get to daycares and schools by walking. In terms of food, doing one's groceries often demands the use of a car in this neighbourhood.