Queensborough real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a calm environment will enjoy Queensborough. There are around 10 parks nearby for residents to check out and they are especially well-situated, making them easy to get to from most locations within the neighbourhood. This area is also quiet, as the streets are usually peaceful - however noise can be bothersome closer to Highway 91A or the railway line.
Driving is usually the favoured approach to move around in this part of the city. Many houses for sale are a short car ride from the nearest highway, and it is straightforward to find a parking spot. However, getting around by public transit is at times difficult in Queensborough. Nevertheless, residents are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most residences. Most homes for sale in this part of New Westminster are located in areas that are not very well-suited for those who travel by foot because very few daily needs can be met by walking. Cycling is also difficult in Queensborough as the bicycling infrastructure is rather limited, and the area is not especially flat.
In Queensborough, roughly 30% of buildings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses are the main alternatives in the housing stock. This part of the city has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 70% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas the remainder are renters. Around half of homes in this part of New Westminster were constructed after the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1990s.
It is convenient to get to the closest grocery store by walking in Queensborough. A limited variety of restaurants and coffee shops is available as well. Concerning education, daycares and schools are convenient to access on foot from most properties for sale in this part of the city.