Port Coquitlam real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a calm ambience will enjoy Port Coquitlam. There are over 100 parks nearby for residents to visit, which makes them very easy to reach. This city is reasonably quiet overall, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - however noise can be an issue close to the railway line.
Cars are a great transportation option in Port Coquitlam. It is convenient to park, and many properties for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway. On the other hand, this city is not especially transit friendly. Nevertheless, there is the Port Coquitlam Station with access to the West Coast Express Line. Property owners benefit from around 10 bus lines, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. It is at times difficult for people travelling on foot to navigate Port Coquitlam because very few daily needs can be met without the use of a vehicle. Cycling is also sometimes difficult in this city because there are quite a few slopes, and the cycling network is not especially extensive.
In Port Coquitlam, roughly 40% of buildings are single detached homes, but small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This city also has a good choice of housing sizes - it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy around three quarters of the properties in Port Coquitlam whereas the rest are rented. About 30% of homes in this city were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s.
Daycares and schools are easy to get to on foot from most houses for sale in Port Coquitlam. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Concerning food, it is generally practical for home buyers in Port Coquitlam to buy groceries on foot. Residents can enjoy over 150 restaurants and coffee shops as well.