Renfrew-Collingwood real estate guide & listings for sale
Renfrew-Collingwood offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of Vancouver is reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several noisier sections, especially around the railway line or Trans-Canada Highway. Lastly, green spaces are very well-distributed and there are approximately 10 of them close by for residents to visit, making it easy to reach them from many locations within this neighbourhood.
No matter the medium of transportation, it is straightforward to move around in Renfrew-Collingwood. Thanks to a multitude of nearby rapid transit stations with access to the Expo Line and Millenium Line, and about 10 nearby bus lines, this part of Vancouver is very transit friendly. Active people will also welcome the walk-friendly character of Renfrew-Collingwood; running daily errands is easy on foot. It is easy to move around by bike in Renfrew-Collingwood as the cycling network is very well-developed.
In Renfrew-Collingwood, roughly 40% of buildings are duplexes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and single detached homes are the main alternatives in the housing stock. This neighbourhood has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 40% are renters. The homes in this area are quite new, because about 30% of its buildings were constructed after the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s.
Parents and their children will welcome the proximity to daycares and schools, which are within walking distance from the majority of homes for sale in this neighbourhood. In addition to public schools, there are private primary and secondary schools. In terms of eating, it is very often feasible for house buyers in Renfrew-Collingwood to purchase general and specialty groceries by walking. There are approximately 30 supermarkets in this neighbourhood, and the best selection can be found on streets like Boundary Road. Moreover, there are a good number of opportunities within walking distance for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes. It is also convenient to access a number of clothing stores on foot.