Shaughnessy real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a relaxed atmosphere will enjoy Shaughnessy. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as the streets are quite peaceful. Lastly, public green spaces are especially well-spread out and there are a few of them nearby for residents to discover, which results in them being easy to get to from a lot of locations within Shaughnessy.
This neighbourhood presents property owners with several alternative methods of transportation. Owing to a few nearby bus lines, the public transit system in this part of Vancouver is good. Travelling on foot is also quite feasible for residents in this part of the city; many daily errands can be run without the use of a car, and a variety of businesses are close by. It is easy to travel by bicycle in Shaughnessy because the bicycling network is very comprehensive.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about two thirds of dwellings in Shaughnessy, while small apartment buildings and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. Around half of homes in this neighbourhood were built pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1990s. This part of the city has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around three quarters of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and renters make up the remainder.
Schools and daycares are easy to walk to from anywhere in Shaughnessy. Apart from public schools, there are private primary and secondary schools. In terms of food, it is very often possible for house buyers in Shaughnessy to buy general and specialty groceries on foot. Likewise, thanks to about 10 restaurants and a few cafes, Shaughnessy is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat, for instance along 41st Avenue. It is also a rather short walk to a reasonable choice of clothing stores.