Queensborough real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Queensborough is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. It is easy to get to public green spaces from most locations in the neighbourhood since there are about 10 of them close by for residents to visit. This part of the city is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets tend to be quite tranquil - although there are still several louder areas, especially near the railway line or Highway 91A.
The preferred means of transportation in this neighbourhood is very often driving. It is very convenient to park, and nearby highways are very easy to access from any location in this part of New Westminster. In contrast, the public transit service in this neighbourhood is sometimes poor. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby. Many of the homes for sale in this neighbourhood are located in places that are not very convenient for walking as running daily errands is challenging. Travelling by bicycle is also difficult in this neighbourhood as there are a good number of slopes, and there are few bike lanes.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing roughly 30% of dwellings in Queensborough, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses. This part of New Westminster also has a good selection of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 70% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while the rest are rented. The homes in this neighbourhood are very modern, since about half of its buildings were built following the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1990s.
The nearest supermarket in Queensborough is typically only a rather short walk away. There are also a few restaurants and cafes in this area. Regarding education, schools and daycares are easy to get to on foot from anywhere in Queensborough.