Pleasant Valley-Rutherford real estate guide & listings for sale
Pleasant Valley-Rutherford offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. It is easy to access parks in the neighbourhood since there are approximately 30 of them nearby for residents to discover. This part of the city is quiet overall, as the streets are usually reasonably tranquil - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially around the railway line.
Driving is a great transportation option in this part of Nanaimo. It is very convenient to park, and it is a short drive to the closest highway from any location in this neighbourhood. On the other hand, public transit riders may have very few options in Pleasant Valley-Rutherford due to the infrequent service. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is connected by about 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most houses. Most homes for sale in this part of Nanaimo are located in places that are not very well-suited for those who travel by foot as very few daily needs can be carried out by walking.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing about 55% of dwellings in Pleasant Valley-Rutherford, and the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. This part of the city is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 85% of the units in Pleasant Valley-Rutherford and renters occupy the remainder. About one third of properties in this part of the city were built in the 1990s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s.
There are only a limited number of primary schools in Pleasant Valley-Rutherford and accordingly they can be a rather long walk away. Additionally, this area does not have any high schools. Additionally, daycares are not especially numerous and consequently not always within walking distance. Concerning eating, it is easy to get to the nearest supermarket on foot in this area. A limited number of restaurants and coffee shops are available as well.