Queensborough real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Queensborough is exemplified by its calm environment. This part of the city is reasonably quiet, as the streets are peaceful - however noise can be problematic closer to Highway 91A, Highway 91 or the railway line. Lastly, getting to public green spaces is easy in the neighbourhood since there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to explore.
This area is an extraordinarily good part of New Westminster for travelling by car. Nearby highways are very easy to reach from anywhere in this neighbourhood, and it is very convenient to access a place to park. In contrast, commuting by transit can be at times challenging in Queensborough by reason of the infrequent service. Thankfully, homeowners are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby. Travelling on foot is not very feasible for residents in Queensborough because very few daily errands can be run without needing to resort to a car. The bicycle is a rather poor mode of transportation in Queensborough since there are few bike lanes, and the terrain is not particularly flat.
Roughly 70% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 30% are renters. In this part of the city, about 30% of dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses. Roughly half of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed after the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1990s. This neighbourhood also has a good variety of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Both primary and secondary schools are convenient to get to on foot from most properties for sale in Queensborough. On the other hand, parents may find it challenging for their schoolchildren to access daycares as a pedestrian. With respect to eating, home buyers in Queensborough will appreciate that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. Residents benefit from a few restaurants and cafes as well.