Maplewood real estate guide & listings for sale
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Maplewood. Parks are very well-distributed and there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore, making it very easy to get to them. It remains relatively calm in this neighbourhood, thanks to the presence of very few pedestrians.
Getting around by car is especially convenient in Maplewood. Parking is generally easy, and most real estate listings are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Trans-Canada Highway. However, public transit users may experience limited choices in this area by reason of the low service level. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is served by a few bus lines, and it is very easy to find a nearby bus stop from most properties. It is difficult for people walking to get around in Maplewood because running common errands is inconvenient on foot. The bicycle is a rather limited means of transportation in this part of the municipality since cyclists encounter quite a few hills, and there are very few bike lanes.
About 45% of properties in Maplewood were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 2000s. Townhouses are the most common housing type, representing about half of dwellings in this part of North Vancouver, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes. Around 55% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and owners make up the remainder. This part of the municipality also has a good choice of unit sizes - homes range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Both primary and secondary schools are easy to reach on foot from most properties for sale in Maplewood. However, it can be very difficult to reach daycares as a pedestrian. When it comes to food, it is very often possible for home buyers in Maplewood to purchase their groceries on foot. Likewise, a cafe is on average a rather short stroll away, and there are also a limited number of options for those who appreciate restaurants within walking distance.