Maple Ridge real estate guide & listings for sale
Maple Ridge is a very good city to buy a home in for those who prefer a relaxed environment. There are over 50 public green spaces nearby for residents to check out, which makes them easy to reach from the majority of locations within this part of the Vancouver metropolitan area. The noise levels in this city are also very low, as the streets tend to be very tranquil.
The car is usually the favoured approach to navigate this part of the Vancouver metropolitan area. It is very convenient to access a parking spot. However, commuting by public transit is challenging in Maple Ridge. Nevertheless, residents can count on the Maple Meadows Station and Port Haney Station on the West Coast Express Line. There are around 10 bus lines, and it is easy to get to a nearby bus stop from most houses. The bicycle is a rather poor means of transportation in this city as riding is rendered strenuous by the often hilly topography, and Maple Ridge is home to a rather limited cycling infrastructure. This part of the Vancouver metropolitan area is also not very well-suited for walking since meeting daily needs is inconvenient on foot.
Around 30% of properties in Maple Ridge were built after the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing many dwellings in this city, but small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Around 80% of the units in the city are occupied by homeowners and the rest are rented. This city offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
Parents and their kids may consider it challenging to get to high schools and primary schools as pedestrians. Residents can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. In addition, there are some of the province's highest-ranked schools, including Meadowridge School, in Maple Ridge. Furthermore, parents may find it challenging for their kids to reach daycares as a pedestrian. In terms of eating, a portion of home buyers in this part of the Vancouver metropolitan area may be able to access one of about 40 supermarkets on foot, while others will have to rely on another means of transportation. Residents of Maple Ridge can enjoy over 150 restaurants as well.