Marpole real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a calm atmosphere will enjoy Marpole. This area is reasonably quiet, as the streets are generally peaceful - however noise can be problematic near the railway line. Lastly, it is easy to reach public green spaces from most locations within the neighbourhood since there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to visit.
Marpole will appeal to property owners that use a variety of methods of transportation. A majority of the homes for sale in this neighbourhood are located in areas that are well-suited for those who travel by foot; meeting daily needs is convenient by walking. Marpole is also reasonably conducive to bicycling as this neighbourhood is home to a very good cycling infrastructure. This neighbourhood is a fairly convenient part of Vancouver for getting around by public transit due to Marine Drive Station with access to the Canada Line, and about 10 nearby bus lines. Cars are also a reasonably good transportation option in Marpole. It is convenient to access a parking spot.
Small apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing about half of buildings in Marpole, but duplexes and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. About 30% of properties in this part of Vancouver were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This neighbourhood has a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy about 60% of the properties in the neighbourhood whereas the remainder are occupied by owners.
It is usually feasible for property owners in Marpole to shop for general and specialty groceries on foot. Furthermore, Marpole is a good place in which to go out to eat or go to a cafe. It is also convenient to reach a number of clothing stores on foot. As far as education is concerned, it is a reasonably short walk to access schools and daycares from most properties for sale in this neighbourhood. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found.