Maple Ridge real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Maple Ridge is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. This part of the Greater Vancouver metropolitan area is very quiet overall, as the streets tend to be very peaceful. Lastly, there are over 50 green spaces close by for residents to explore, making it easy to get to them from a large number of locations within Maple Ridge.
The favoured way to move around in Maple Ridge is very often driving. Parking is easy. However, the public transit network in Maple Ridge is not very practical. Nevertheless, residents can rely on the Maple Meadows Station and Port Haney Station with access to the West Coast Express Line. There are about 10 bus lines crossing the city, and bus stops are not very far from most properties. A majority of the houses for sale in this city are located in places that are not very conducive to those who travel by foot as very few daily needs can be carried out by walking. Maple Ridge is also not very bike-friendly since the bicycling infrastructure is not very comprehensive, and riding is rendered arduous by the typically hilly terrain.
Most dwellings are single detached homes, making it easy to find detached homes in Maple Ridge, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses. This part of the Greater Vancouver metropolitan area is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Roughly 80% of the properties in the city are occupied by homeowners and 20% are rented. This city did not experience a single building boom; the construction of new dwellings in Maple Ridge was spread throughout several decades in the twentieth and twenty-first century.
Reaching one of over 50 grocery stores on foot is practical for some, but not all, house buyers in Maple Ridge. A small variety of restaurants and cafes is available as well. With regards to education, there are only a limited number of high schools and primary schools in Maple Ridge and consequently they can be a rather long walk away. Likewise, it can be difficult to get to daycares on foot. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.