Nicholson-Burnsview real estate guide & listings for sale
Nicholson-Burnsview is a very good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a relaxed atmosphere. The noise levels in this area are very low, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Lastly, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to explore, resulting in them being very easy to access from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood.
Nicholson-Burnsview is very car friendly. It is convenient to park, and many houses for sale are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway. In contrast, the public transit system in Nicholson-Burnsview is not very practical. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are typically nearby. It is occasionally difficult for pedestrians to get around in this area as few common errands can be run on foot. Travelling by bicycle is also difficult in this neighbourhood since there are quite a few elevation changes, and Nicholson-Burnsview has a somewhat poor bicycling infrastructure.
About two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and the rest are renters. In this neighbourhood, about half of dwellings are duplexes, and the remaining dwellings are mainly single detached homes. This part of the municipality experienced its most significant construction boom in the 1960s and 1970s, so most of the available housing stock is from this era. This neighbourhood also has a good selection of unit sizes; homes range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
In Nicholson-Burnsview, families will usually be able to reach daycares and primary schools on foot. On the other hand, high schools are not especially numerous and consequently may require a long walk to get to. In terms of eating, doing one's groceries frequently demands the use of a vehicle in Nicholson-Burnsview. Nonetheless, reaching the nearest pharmacy and accordingly some basic food items is usually easy. Those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of opportunities, for example along 120th Street, and there are also a few cafes in this part of the municipality.