Sapperton real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a calm atmosphere will enjoy Sapperton. There are a few parks close by for residents to check out and they are very well-spread out, which makes it very easy to get to them. This part of New Westminster is also quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several noisier areas, especially near one of the railway lines.
Regardless of the means of transportation, it is easy to get around in Sapperton. Owing to Braid Station on the Expo Line, and a few nearby bus lines, Sapperton features a fairly good public transit system. Active people will also be pleased with the walk-friendly nature of Sapperton; meeting daily needs is convenient on foot. Sapperton is not very suited for biking as there are quite a few hills. Nevertheless, the cycling network is comprehensive.
Small apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing roughly 40% of dwellings in Sapperton, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes. This part of the city offers mainly one bedroom and two bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around 55% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood while the rest are rented. This part of the city did not experience a single building boom; the construction of new dwellings in Sapperton was spread throughout several decades in recent history.
House buyers in Sapperton will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Moreover, this neighbourhood is a fairly good place in which to eat out or go to a cafe, for example on Columbia Street. Residents benefit from a good number of nearby clothing stores. When it comes to education, it is a reasonably short walk to reach schools and daycares from most homes for sale in Sapperton.